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City of Promises

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City of Promises

A History of the Jews of New York, 3-Volume Box Set

By Howard B. Rock; Deborah Dash Moore; Jeffrey S. Gurock

New York University Press, Boxed Set, 9780814717318, 1108pp.

Publication Date: September 10, 2012

Description
. Bold, well-researched and beautifully-illustrated A remarkable accomplishment. Jonathan D. Sarna, Chief Historian, National Museum of American Jewish History . Prodigious research and lucid prose. Hasla R. Diner, Director, Goldstein-Goren Center for American Jewish History . A riveting account Polland and Soyer bring the city's spaces to life. Beth S. Wenger, Director, Jewish Studies Program, University of Pennsylvania . Masterful and sensitively drawn a penetrating blend of distinguished scholarship and acute observation A vivid, richly detailed, and endlessly fascinating narrative Balanced, engrossing, and learned. Read and enjoy Thomas Kessner, Distinguished Professor of History, City University of New York Graduate School . Lively, much-needed All three volumes are briskly paced, well-researched and insightful. Starred Kirkus . A highly valuable and vastly immersing study. Publishers Weekly . An important contribution to our understanding of New York's Jews. The Buffalo Jewish Review . Will long remain an invaluable resource. Choice A whopping big yarn, a moveable feast of a story. Jewish Review of Books.