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Sunday, February 17 • 1:00pm - 2:15pm
American Jewry Post WWII: A Golden Age for American Jews?

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This session will provide an overview of trends in American Jewry by decade since WWII. Many would describe this as a golden age because of the decline of anti-Semitism. Others worry about the internal threats of erosion and assimilation. This session will trace both historical trends and the contemporary debate about where American Jewry is heading.

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Steven Bayme

Steven Bayme serves as Director of Contemporary Jewish Life Department at AJC and its Koppelman Institute on American Jewish-Israeli Relations.  He served as a visiting professor of History at the Jewish Theological Seminary. His publications include Understanding Jewish History: Texts and Commentary, on the Jewish historical experience, and Jewish Arguments and Counter-Arguments, on contemporary Jewish life. His most recent vol... Read More →

Sunday February 17, 2013 1:00pm - 2:15pm EST
Cooper 15th floor conference center