Israel's Impact, 1950-51: A Personal Record

Israel's Impact, 1950-51: A Personal Record

By: Allen Lesser (author)Paperback

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Studies and analyzes the changes and other developments in the American Jewish community, its organizations and leadership, as it reacted to the Holocaust and the establishment of an independent state of Israel. Based on the author's first-hand reporting of events which appeared in his weekly newsletter, Cross-Section, USA, the author examines the changes in the Zionist movement, in religion, culture, news services, and the entire structure of Jewish philanthropy, as well as the United States' formulation of a iddle East policy and naval strategy in the Mediterranean at that time. Also includes descriptions of such colorful personalities as Louis Lipsky, Jacob Blaustein, Rabbi Milton Steinberg, and Rudolf Sonneborn, among others. Intended for Jewish professionals in local federations, welfare funds and community councils, for Jewish social workers, and students of Judaic studies.'

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Product Details

  • publication date: 01/07/1984
  • ISBN13: 9780819141262
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 384
  • ID: 9780819141262
  • weight: 562
  • ISBN10: 0819141267

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