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Contemporary Jewry

, Volume 21, Issue 1, pp 23–32 | Cite as

Ethnography and biography, or what happened when i asked people to tell me the story of their lives as Jews

  • Samuel C. Heilman
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Jewish Identity Contemporary JEWRY Jewish Life Jewish Education Jewish Involvement 
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Notes

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Samuel C. Heilman
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  1. 1.Department of SociologyQueens CollegeNew York

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