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Jewish Social Studies
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Journal “devoted to contemporary and historical aspects of Jewish life” that was published in New York between 1939 and 1993 by the Conference on Jewish Relations (renamed Conference on Jewish Social Studies in 1955). From the beginning, Jewish Social Studies maintained its scholarly focus on contemporary history. The journal and its institutional environment also played a significant role in the emerging field of Holocaust studies. It…

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Engel, David, “Jewish Social Studies”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017. Consulted online on 29 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0356>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20200106

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