American Space, Jewish Time by Stephen J. Whitfield

By Stephen J. Whitfield

"This is a pleasant publication, a small gem replete with insightful, provocative items approximately either American tradition and Jewish lifestyles. i feel that Stephen Whitfield is among the most unique essayists on those themes. Few different students mix the density of his wisdom with the verve of his prose". -- Hasia R. Diner, long island University

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