The Jewish Identity Project: New American Photography

The Jewish Identity Project: New American Photography
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232
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0300109164
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Томек в стране кенгуру, Приключения Томека на черном континенте, Томек на тропе войны, Томек ищет снежного человека, Таинственное путешествие Томека, Томек среди охотников за человеческими головами, Томек у истоков Амазонки

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While American Jews are commonly considered a homogenous ethnic group, the reality today is far more complex. Conversion, adoption, intermarriage, and immigration have transformed the fabric of Jewish communities, as they have the United States as a nation. This fascinating book explores questions of American Jewish identity and how Jews fit today into larger discourses of race, ethnicity, and religion. Featuring ten photographic and video projects by emerging and mid-career artists, all commissioned by The Jewish Museum, the book presents a range of provocative discussions of the nature of Jewish identity in 21st-century America. Susan Chevlowe discusses how the artists explore individual communities to dispel stereotypes of contemporary Jewish life, and Ilan Stavans dissects the diversity of American Jews over the last century. In illuminating interviews with the artists, Joanna Lindenbaum provides insights into their ideas and methods. A beautifully illustrated portfolio...

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