Portland-State-University 2023-2024 Bulletin

Hst 344U Culture, Religion, Politics: Jews and Judaism in America Since World War Two

Surveys significant religious, cultural, and political developments in American Jewry since the end of World War Two. Topics include the impact of the war and the Holocaust; liberalism, radicalism, and neoconservatism; suburbia; the counterculture; the fading of immigrant memory; Jewish feminism; the orthodox revival; relations with African-Americans and other minority groups; and the relationship between American Jewry and the State of Israel.


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