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Michael Brown, <i>The Israeli-American Connection: Its Roots in the Yishuv, 1914–1945</i>. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1996. 396 pp.Allon Gal, (ed.), <i>Envisioning Israel: The Changing Ideals and Images of North American Jews</i>. Jerusalem and Detroit: Magnes Press and Wayne State University Press, 1966. 444 pp.

Melvin I. Urofsky

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry an Annual XV 1999

Published in print February 2000 | ISBN: 9780195134681
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199848652 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134681.003.0040

Series: Studies in Contemporary Jewry

Michael Brown, The Israeli-American Connection: Its Roots in the Yishuv, 1914–1945. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1996. 396 pp.Allon Gal, (ed.), Envisioning Israel: The Changing Ideals and Images of North American Jews. Jerusalem and Detroit: Magnes Press and Wayne State University Press, 1966. 444 pp.

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A review of the books, The Israeli-American Connection: Its Roots in the Yishuv, 1914–1945 by Michael Brown and Envisioning Israel: The Changing Ideals and Images of North American Jews by Allon Gal, (ed.) is presented. These two books purport to explore the relationship between Israel and the American Jewish community, one successfully and the other far less so.

Keywords: American Jews; Israel; Jews; American Jewish community

Chapter.  1626 words. 

Subjects: History of Religion

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