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  • ‘Heritage’ positions American Jews in Jewish America

    By Jonathan Kirsch

    January 5, 2011 | 9:45 am

    “Heritage,” warns Beth S. Wenger in “History Lessons: The Creation of American Jewish Heritage” (Princeton University Press, $35), “is always a partisan effort.”

    According to Wenger, a history professor at the University of Pennsylvania and director of its Jewish studies...