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Brodkin, Karen, How Jews Became White Folks: And What That Says about Race in America, Rutgers University Press, 1998.

Brodkin explores her own racial status as a Jewish American and discusses how Jews have shifted from the non-white to the white category in the American social consciousness. She also applies this discussion to the greater issue of how racial-ethnic backgrounds help to define social identities in the United States.

Cooper, Alan, Philip Roth and the Jews, State University of New York Press, 1996.

Cooper examines and dispels the common impression that Roth is either a self-hating Jew or a writer bent on making fun of the Jewish community. Cooper reviews Roth's life and works and compares the author's experiences to the experiences of Jewish Americans in general.

Dershowitz, Alan M., The Vanishing American Jew: In Search of Jewish Identity for the Next Century, Little, Brown and Company, 1997.

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