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Title The narrow bridge : Jewish views on multiculturalism / edited by Marla Brettschneider ; [with a foreword by Cornel West].
Imprint New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, [1996]
©1996

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Subject Jews -- United States -- Politics and government.
Jews -- United States -- Identity.
Multiculturalism -- United States.
United States -- Ethnic relations.
Alt Name Brettschneider, Marla.
Description 1 online resource (xvii, 291 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Multiculturalism, Jews, and democracy : situating the discussion / Marla Brettschneider -- Challenges of difference at Bridges / Clare Kinberg -- Beyond the taboo : talking about class / Felice Yeskel -- Klal Israel : lesbians and gays in the Jewish community / Bob Goldfarb -- Ashkenazi, Sephardi, Quebecois : Jewish politics in multicultural Canada / Rebecca Posner -- Toward a multicultural politics : a Jewish feminist perspective / Martha Ackelsberg -- Stayed on freedom : Jew in the Civil Rights Movement and after / Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz -- Black, white, and red: Jewish and African Americans in the Communist Party / Gerald Horne -- Pioneers in dialogue : Jews building bridges / Reena Bernards -- Of Haiti and horseradish / Toba Spitzer -- Jews and the multicultural university curriculum / Evelyn Torton Beck -- Jews and African Americans as cotrainers in antiracism and antioppression education / Naomi Nim -- Making room for Jews in multicultural public school education / Leora Saposnik, Ellen Osterhaus -- The tree of knowledge and the tree of life / Jonathan Boyarin -- Hearing the call : solidarity with Ethiopian Jews / Ephraim Isaac -- Voices from the field : multiculturalism as experienced in Jewish social service agencies / Nora Gold -- Facilitating multicultural progress : community economic development and the American Jewish community / Jeffrey Dekro -- What does it mean to be an "American"? / Michael Walzer.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0585173516 (electronic bk.)
9780585173511 (electronic bk.)
0813522897 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0813522900 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 44961738
Additional Format Print version: Narrow bridge. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©1996 0813522897 (DLC) 95043322 (OCoLC)33441615
Table of Contents
 Foreword / Cornel West 
 Acknowledgments 
 Introduction. Multiculturalism, Jews, and Democracy: Situating the Discussion / Maria Brettschneider1
 Challenges of Difference at Bridges / Clare Kinberg27
 Beyond the Taboo: Talking about Class / Felice Yeskel42
 Klal Israel: Lesbians and Gays in the Jewish Community / Bob Goldfarb58
 Ashkenazi, Sephardi, Quebecois: Jewish Politics in Multicultural Canada / Rebecca Posner73
 Toward a Multicultural Politics: A Jewish Feminist Perspective / Martha Ackelsberg89
 Stayed on Freedom: Jew in the Civil Rights Movement and After / Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz105
 Black, White, and Red: Jewish and African Americans in the Communist Party / Gerald Horne123
 Pioneers in Dialogue: Jews Building Bridges / Reena Bernards136
 Of Haiti and Horseradish / Toba Spitzer149
 Jews and the Multicultural University Curriculum / Evelyn Torton Beck163
 Jews and African Americans as Cotrainers in Antiracism and Antioppression Education / Naomi Nim178
 Making Room for Jews in Multicultural Public School Education / Leora Saposnik, Ellen Osterhaus191
 The Tree of Knowledge and the Tree of Life / Jonathan Boyarin207
 Hearing the Call: Solidarity with Ethiopian Jews / Ephraim Isaac219
 Voices from the Field: Multiculturalism as Experienced in Jewish Social Service Agencies / Nora Gold236
 Facilitating Multicultural Progress: Community Economic Development and the American Jewish Community / Jeffrey Dekro247
 What Does It Mean to Be an "American"? / Michael Walzer267
 Contributors287