Hanukkah in America: A History (Hardcover)

A History

By Dianne Ashton

New York University Press, 9780814707395, 350pp.

Publication Date: October 14, 2013

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"A fascinating window on the evolution of Jewish integration into American society and culture." - Alan M. Kraut, American University.


About the Author

Dianne Ashton is Professor of Religion Studies and former director of the American Studies program at Rowan University. She is the author of four books, including the first modern biography of the American Jewish education trailblazer, Rebecca Gratz (1997), and, with Ellen M. Umansky, the widely read Four Centuries of Jewish Women's Spirituality: A Sourcebook (revised 2009).She is currently editor of the scholarly journal, American Jewish History.


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