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Excellent book that helps one to understand the history, key players and general zeitgeist of the major Jewish movements in the USA. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Beth Kramer
Sarna goes into detail about Jews who played a part in American history. Often the history or personalities he describes is not well-known by the average reader. Read morePublished on July 13, 2013 by Lee Haas
Trying to cover the breadth and depth of American Jewish history is a difficult task. Sarna does an effective job at hitting both the highlights as well as treating important... Read morePublished on February 1, 2013 by Steve Fisch
I have not completed reading all of it but it seems very comprehensive and informative. An excellent source of information.Published on January 12, 2013 by Mary A. Satlin
I really enjoyed this book. It covers Jewish history in America since the Pilgrims (I didn't know there where any Jews in America in the 1600's) to the present. Read morePublished on October 13, 2011 by David Bland
Professor Sarna is to be congratulated for an outstanding scholarly contribution to the canon of historical works describing the American Jewish experience. Read morePublished on February 2, 2011 by G. Simms
Confirmong things I already knew, and teaching me things I didn't, Jonathan Sarna has done a wonderful job of putting the history of Jewish America into perspective. Read morePublished on May 7, 2007 by Barry E. Strulson