New York City, the Jews, and "The Urban Experience"
Publication Date: January 1999
Publisher(s): Institute of Contemporary Jewry
Author(s): Eli Lederhendler
Series: Studies in Contemporary Jewry 15, 49-67.
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Cities and Suburbs; Jewish culture; Residential patterns
Coverage: New York
This essay examines the reasons why New York City is the only city that, as a whole, has been imagined as a Jewish space: a "home," in the way that a shtetl or neighborhood is conceived as a home.
In Studies in Contemporary Jewry 15, 49-67.