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    • American Judaism

    • A History
    • By: Jonathan D. Sarna
    • Narrated by: Philip M. Leavitt
    • Length: 17 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    This magisterial work (winner of the National Jewish Book Award and other honors) chronicles the 350-year history of the Jewish religion in America. Tracing American Judaism from its origins in the colonial era through the present day, Jonathan Sarna explores the ways in which Judaism adapted in this new context. How did American culture - predominantly Protestant and overwhelmingly capitalist - affect Jewish religion and culture?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent general history of Jews in America

    • By Amber on 02-22-15

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Lincoln and the Jews

    • A History
    • By: Jonathan D. Sarna, Benjamin Shapell
    • Narrated by: David Colacci
    • Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    One hundred and fifty years after Abraham Lincoln's death, the full story of his extraordinary relationship with Jews is told here for the first time. Lincoln and the Jews: A History provides listeners both with a captivating narrative of his interactions with Jews and the opportunity to immerse themselves in rare manuscripts. Lincoln's lifetime coincided with the emergence of Jews on the national scene in the United States.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent information, repeats annoying

    • By cshapiro on 02-19-16

    Regular price: $27.99