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    • Tucker, Irene (2016)
      A Brief Genealogy of Jewish Republicanism: Parting Ways with Judith Butler uses the chance synchronicity of the 2013 Israeli parliamentary elections and literary theorist Judith Butler’s controversial Brooklyn College ...
    • Egger-Wenzel, Renate; Reif, Stefan C. (2015-11-13)
      Given the recent interest in the emotions presupposed in early religious literature, it has been thought useful to examine in this volume how the Jews and early Christians expressed their feelings within the prayers recorded ...
    • Adams, Jonathan; Heß, Cordelia (2020)
      Is research on antisemitism even necessary in countries with a relatively small Jewish population? Absolutely, as this volume shows. Compared to other countries, research on antisemitism in the Nordic countries (Denmark, ...
    • Sicher, Efraim (2012-10-01)
      Isaak Babel (1894–1940) is arguably one of the greatest modern short story writers of the early twentieth century. Yet his life and work are shrouded in the mystery of who Babel was—an Odessa Jew who wrote in Russian, who ...
    • Glöckner, Olaf; Fireberg, Haim (2015-09-25)
      An unexpected immigration wave of Jews from the former Soviet Union mostly in the 1990s has stabilized and enlarged Jewish life in Germany. Jewish kindergartens and schools were opened, and Jewish museums, theaters, and ...
    • Lange, Armin; Porat, Dina; Schiffman, Lawrence H.; Mayerhofer, Kerstin (2020)
      This volume provides a compendium of the history of and discourse about antisemitism - both as a unique cultural and religious category. Antisemitic stereotypes function as religious symbols that express and transmit a ...
    • Kotowski, Elke-Vera (2017-06-26)
      As part of the German Jewish Cultural Heritage project, the contributors to this volume examine the cultural influence of the German-speaking Jewish intelligentsia around the world. This influence continues to be felt in ...
    • Reif, Stefan C.; Lehnardt, Andreas (2014-08-28)
      This volume examines in inter-disciplinary perspective the degree to which the medieval Ashkenazi were innovative in the area of communal activity surrounding burial and mourning customs. The topics cover liturgical poetry ...
    • Lund, Hannah Lotte (2012-07-30)
      Anhand neuer Quellen werden die Berliner 'jüdischen Salons' um 1800 als ebenso lebendiges wie fragiles kommunikatives Netz präsentiert. Der Querschnitt durch die Salongesellschaft des Beispieljahrs 1794/95 beleuchtet eine ...
    • Mendes-Flohr, Paul (2015-05-29)
      This volume of essays takes as its point of departure Martin Buber`s principle of dialogue, which he applied as a comprehensive hermeneutic method for the study of various cultural phenomena. The volume critically evaluates ...
    • Schwarz-Friesel, Monika; Reinharz, Jehuda (2017-06-26)
      Wie artikuliert sich im 21. Jahrhundert judenfeindliches Gedankengut? Und wann ist eine Äußerung antisemitisch? Mit diesen Fragen beschäftigen sich die Sprach- und Kognitionswissenschaftlerin Monika Schwarz-Friesel und der ...
    • Luzzatto, Simone; Veltri, Giuseppe; Lissa, Anna (2019)
      Considered the first specimen of a theoretical literature on Jewish political economy, the Discourse is much more. Initially conceived as an apology for the Jewish community of Venice, it is actually replete with sceptical ...
    • Mondry, Henrietta (2009-11-01)
      Exemplary Bodies: Constructing the Jew in Russian Culture, 1880s to 2008 explores the construction of the Jew’s physical and ontological body in Russian culture as represented in literature, film, and non-literary texts ...
    • Gärtner, Judith; Schmitz, Barbara (2016-04-25)
      The story of Exodus from Egypt is a key founding myth that informs Israel`s collective identity and pervades all of Old Testament literature. In the Hellenistic period, the Exodus story enjoyed a renaissance, and it continues ...
    • Anderson, Bradford A. (2020)
      Using the digital turn as a starting point, the essays in this volume explore the materiality of sacred texts in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, along with transitions between various media cultures and material forms. ...
    • Zajdband, Astrid (2017-06-20)
      The rich history of the German rabbinate came to an abrupt halt with the November Pogrom of 1938. The need to leave Germany became clear and many rabbis made use of the visas they had been offered. Their resettlement in ...
    • Schenderlein, Anne C. (2018-10-01)
      Throughout the 1930s and early 1940s, before closing its borders to Jewish refugees, the United States granted asylum to approximately 90,000 German Jews fleeing the horrors of the Third Reich. And while most became active ...
    • Horch, Hans Otto (2015-11-27)
      Die internationale Erforschung der deutschsprachigen Literatur jüdischer Autorinnen und Autoren (neben den deutschsprachigen Ländern vor allem USA, Israel, England und Frankreich) wurde insbesondere seit den 1970er Jahren ...
    • Nathan, Emmanuel; Topolski, Anya (2016-03-21)
      The term ´Judeo-Christian` in reference to a tradition, heritage, ethic, civilization, faith etc. has been used in a wide variety of contexts with widely diverging meanings. Contrary to popular belief, the term was not ...