Originally published in 1964, this volume aims to convey global perspectives on the Jewish situation in the late 20th Century by discussing research in Jewish social structure and social problems. Historians and social scientists from around the world contributed to the volume to discuss subjects as diverse as oral history, communal organizing and Jewish education.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Moshe Davis 1. Jewish Communal Organization Adolph G. Brotman 2. The Economic and Social Structure of Anglo-Jewry Ernest Krausz 3. Trends in Anglo-Jewish Religious Life Norman Cohen 4. Jewish Education in Great Britain Isidor Fishman and Harold Levy 5. The Anglo-Jewish Community in the Context of World Jewry Cecil Roth 6. Statistical Research: Needs and Propsects S. J. Prais 7. Topics and Methods of Future Research: Sociological Maurice Freedman and Julius Gould 8. Oral History and Its Potential Application Shaul Esh and Geoffrey Wigoder 9. Topics and Methods of Future Research in Contemporary Anglo-Jewish History Vivian D. Lipman. Progress and Prospects: A Postscript.