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Title Insider/outsider : American Jews and multiculturalism / edited by David Biale, Michael Galchinsky, and Susannah Heschel.
Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1998.

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Subject Jews -- United States -- Intellectual life.
Jews -- Cultural assimilation -- United States.
Multiculturalism -- United States.
Alt Name Biale, David, 1949-
Galchinsky, Michael.
Heschel, Susannah.
Description 1 online resource (vi, 280 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : the dialectic of Jewish enlightenment / David Biale, Michael Galchinsky, and Susannah Heschel -- The melting pot and beyond : Jews and the politics of American identity / David Biale -- In defense of Shaatnez : a politics for Jews in a multicultural America / Mitchell Cohen -- Pluralism and its discontents : the case of Blacks and Jews / Cheryl Greenberg -- Multiculturalism and the politics of interest / Michael Walzer -- Jewish studies as counterhistory / Susannah Heschel -- The paradox of Jewish studies in the new academy / Sara R. Horowitz -- The double canonicity of the Hebrew bible / Robert Alter -- The idea of Judaism in feminism and afrocentricism / Amy Newman -- Scattered seeds : a dialogue of diasporas / Michael Galchinsky -- Language as homeland in Jewish-American literature / Hana Wirth-Nesher -- Modernism and exile : a view from the margins / Michael Gluzman -- Fags-hags and bu-Jews : toward a (Jewish) politics of vicarious identity / Naomi Seidman.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780520920026 (electronic bk.)
0520920023 (electronic bk.)
0585047774 (electronic bk.)
9780585047775 (electronic bk.)
9780520211087 (cl ; alk. paper)
0520211081 (cl ; alk. paper)
9780520211223 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0520211227 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 42417785
Additional Format Print version: Insider/outsider. Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1998 0520211081 (DLC) 97002508 (OCoLC)36457978
Table of Contents
 Introduction: The Dialectic of Jewish Enlightenment / David Biale, Michael Galchinsky, Susannah Heschel1
1The Melting Pot and Beyond: Jews and the Politics of American Identity / David Biale17
2In Defense of Shaatnez: A Politics for Jews in a Multicultural America / Mitchell Cohen34
3Pluralism and Its Discontents: The Case of Blacks and Jews / Cheryl Greenberg55
4Multiculturalism and the Politics of Interest / Michael Walzer88
5Jewish Studies as Counterhistory / Susannah Heschel101
6The Paradox of Jewish Studies in the New Academy / Sara R. Horowitz116
7The Double Canonicity of the Hebrew Bible / Robert Alter131
8The Idea of Judaism in Feminism and Afrocentrism / Amy Newman150
9Scattered Seeds: A Dialogue of Diasporas / Michael Galchinsky185
10Language as Homeland in Jewish-American Literature / Hana Wirth-Nesher212
11Modernism and Exile: A View from the Margins / Michael Gluzman231
12Fag-Hags and Bu-Jews: Toward a (Jewish) Politics of Vicarious Identity / Naomi Seidman254
 Notes on Contributors269

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