Charles Silberman

‘A Certain People’ Author Charles Silberman Dies

His 1986 book on Jews in America sounded optimistic note.

02/08/2011
Staff Writer

Charles Silberman, a magazine writer-turned-author whose widely discussed study of American Jewry a generation ago portrayed a largely rosy picture of the Jewish community, died Feb. 5 in Sarasota, Fla., of congestive heart failure. He was 86.

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