Sports and the American Jew

Sports and the American Jew

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A collection of nine essays that delve into the relationship between Jewish Americans and the culture of sports. The book analyzes assimilation and acculturation, discrimination, gender, social class, and the building of a Jewish American community.He wrote A. D. Lasker, a member of the American Jewish Committee, suggesting a donation of more than $50, 000 from Jewish ... As a matter of fact, a letter is being sent this week to all members of the AOC and its subcommittees calling upon them to reaffirm their loyalty. ... Glickman naively believed in living with bigotry and anti-Semitism: aquot;I qualified my desire ... to be on the Olympic team in Nazianbsp;...

Title:Sports and the American Jew
Author:Steven A. Riess
Publisher:Syracuse University Press - 1998


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