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Ethnic Studies Review. 2019; 42195–116 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2019.421008
Published: 01 January 2019
...Elizabeth C. Hirschman; James A. Vance; Jesse D. Harris Using a 5,000-person DNA database from the Cumberland Gap Region of Appalachia, we document the presence of a Sephardic and Ashkenazic Jewish settlement in Central Appalachia. The settlement may have begun as early as the mid-sixteenth century...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2012; 351135–155 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2012.35.1.135
Published: 01 January 2012
... a interracial neighborhood council and how Jewish racial identity in Denver was informed by the broader racial geography of the West-a racial geography that was too often shaped by contrast with Mexicans. The article also challenges the notion that Denver was relatively free of anti-Semitism. Indeed...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2011; 34169–88 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2011.34.1.69
Published: 01 January 2011
...Hong Cai This paper employs assimilation theory to examine the experiences of Chinese and Jewish immigrant women at similar stages of their encounters with America. By focusing on the letters in Dear Diane: Letters from Our Daughters (1983), and Dear Diane: Questions and Answers for Asian American...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2019; 422180–195 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2019.42.2.180
Published: 01 October 2019
... in a state that once banned African Americans and removed Indigenous peoples from their land requires further examination. In addition, the bill mandates that Ethnic Studies curriculum in Oregon's schools includes “social minorities,” such as Jewish and LGBTQ+ populations which makes the bill even...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 1997; 201119–120 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.1997.20.1.119
Published: 01 January 1997
...Sandra J. Holstein Copyright ©ESR, The National Association for Ethnic Studies, 1997 1997 Jeffrey Rubin-Dorsky and Shelley Fisher Fishkin . People of the Book: Thirty Scholars Reflect on their Jewish Identity . ( Madison : The University of Wisconsin Press , 1996 ). 507 pp...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 1997; 201121–122 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.1997.20.1.121
Published: 01 January 1997
...David M. Gradwohl Copyright ©ESR, The National Association for Ethnic Studies, 1997 1997 Linda Mack Schloff . “And Prairie Dogs Weren't Kosher”: Jewish Women in the Upper Midwest Since 1855 . ( St. Paul, MN : Minnesota Historical Society Press , 1996 ). x, 244 pp., $29.95 cloth...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 1995; 181109–124 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ees.1995.18.1.109
Published: 01 January 1995
...Judea Alhadeff This study assesses from a North American Sephardic (Spanish-Jewish) perspective, the ambiguous relationships among Jews, “people of color,” and definitions of “whiteness” in order to re-evaluate multicultural education in the United States. My intent is not to polarize multiple...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 1989; 12117–18 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ees.1989.12.1.17
Published: 01 January 1989
...Victoria Aarons Adelman's historical account of the rise and development of Jewish studies in European and American universities has implications not only for the current debate regarding the appropriateness and place of Jewish studies programs in the academy but also for the place of ethnic...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 1989; 1211–16 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ees.1989.12.1.1
Published: 01 January 1989
...Howard Adelman The history of Jewish studies has not yet been written. Scholars engaged in this field, however, are beginning to subject it to searching analysis. Pertinent articles have appeared that offer two extreme positions on the development of Jewish studies: one sees the increase in Jewish...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2019; 4227–14 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2019.42.2.7
Published: 01 October 2019
... conservatives heavily criticized the draft of a new Ethnic Studies curriculum for California public schools, claiming it was too leftist or anti- Jewish. These obstacles limit our abilities to address critical issues, such as historical and contemporary systems of oppression, the knowledge and experiences of...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2018; 411-29–18 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2018.411204
Published: 01 April 2018
... throughout history. Jewish and Armenian ethnoreligious identity derives from origin myths, occupational roles, diasporic identity, and subjugation to other peoples. The term ethnoreligious certainly implies an interchangeable dynamic between ethnicity and religion in these peoples. Yet, while diasporic...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2018; 411-219–34 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2018.411205
Published: 01 April 2018
.... References to Judaism and to Israel (both ancient and modern) presented a dilemma, as much of Jewish history could not be considered White/Western, but most Jews in the United States now have access to Whiteness and its privileges.53 Thus, for the purposes of this study, most references to Judaism and Israel...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2008; 31165–79 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2008.31.1.65
Published: 01 January 2008
...Anissa J. Wardi; Katherine Wardi-Zonna In an urban neighborhood with a large Jewish population near my home, there is an Arabic restaurant. Name, menu and ownership mark its ethnic identification, yet its politics are otherwise obscured. An American flag, permanently placed in the restaurant's...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2002; 2511–25 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2002.25.1.1
Published: 01 January 2002
... struggles to redefine itself, such texts have a formative influence in re-mapping the future of national identities. Copyright ©ESR, The National Association for Ethnic Studies, 2002 2002 Poland Cultural History Jewish World War II post-Cold War Era Ethnicity: Implications and Representations...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2011; 34145–68 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2011.34.1.45
Published: 01 January 2011
... neighborhoods. West Balti­ more is more diverse, its popUlation ranging from middle- to upper-class African American neighborhoods, low-income White neighborhoods, Jewish neighborhoods, and pockets of Black poverty. Baltimore City has also enjoyed two African American women mayors : Sheila Dixon (2007-20 1 0...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2011; 341221–239 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2011.34.1.221
Published: 01 January 2011
... the while" when guests mourned, and some stole from Lincoln' s "open coffin" and in the White House, the guests "could hear" the First Lady "wailing from bed" (Dove and Lehman 33) . Other poems coalescing personal and historical mo­ ments include "Aunt Lily and Frederick the Great" on the Jewish...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 1989; 12127–28 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ees.1989.12.1.27
Published: 01 January 1989
...Barbara L. Hiura The author of “Asians, Jews, and the Legacy of Midas” presents a provocative comparative analysis of Asians and Jews. Spector utilizes both a cultural and economic basis for understanding the function of Asian stereotyping and applies his analysis to the Jewish situation. While the...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 1988; 1121–12 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ees.1988.11.2.1
Published: 01 July 1988
...Steven R. Carter When Lorraine Hansberry's second produced play, The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window , opened on Broadway in 1964, some white critics expressed surprise that her protagonist was Jewish rather than black and some blacks were disappointed or even outraged by this, feeling that she...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 2010; 331130–157 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2010.33.1.130
Published: 01 January 2010
... America as wel l . Experience had shown him , time and again , how mistaken Americans could be about Danish immigrants; he learned that Americans could be j ust as mistaken about other ethnic groups . Anti -Semitic feeli ng ran high i n the country i n t he late 1 9th century, as many Jewish immigrants...
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Ethnic Studies Review. 1981; 4174–77 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ees.1981.4.1.74
Published: 01 January 1981
... fire and brimstone of sermons and the finesse of the endless Talmudic debates, is that being Jewish is a matter which transcends time and space and that the values of Judaism are universal. Fundamentally Wiesel says that too, though the pain with which he speaks and the implications of his message are...