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dc.contributor.editorReuveni, Gideon
dc.contributor.editorFranklin, Diana
dc.date.accessioned2021-06-11T03:30:45Z
dc.date.available2021-06-11T03:30:45Z
dc.date.issued2020
dc.identifier.urihttps://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/49467
dc.description.abstractGermany’s acceptance of its direct responsibility for the Holocaust has strengthened its relationship with Israel and has led to a deep commitment to combat antisemitism and rebuild Jewish life in Germany. As we draw close to a time when there will be no more firsthand experience of the horrors of the Holocaust, there is great concern about what will happen when German responsibility turns into history. Will the present taboo against open antisemitism be lifted as collective memory fades? There are alarming signs of the rise of the far right, which includes blatantly antisemitic elements, already visible in public discourse. But it is mainly the radicalization of the otherwise moderate Muslim population of Germany and the entry of almost a million refugees since 2015 from Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan that appears to make German society less tolerant and somewhat less inhibited about articulating xenophobic attitudes. The evidence is unmistakable—overt antisemitism is dramatically increasing once more. The Future of the German-Jewish Past deals with the formidable challenges created by these developments. It is conceptualized to offer a variety of perspectives and views on the question of the future of the German-Jewish past. The volume addresses topics such as antisemitism, Holocaust memory, historiography, and political issues relating to the future relationship between Jews, Israel, and Germany. While the central focus of this volume is Germany, the implications go beyond the German-Jewish experience and relate to some of the broader challenges facing modern societies today.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::H Humanities::HB History::HBT History: specific events & topics::HBTB Social & cultural history
dc.subject.otherHistory
dc.subject.otherJewish
dc.titleThe Future of the German-Jewish Past
dc.title.alternativeMemory and the Question of Antisemitism
dc.typebook
oapen.relation.isPublishedBy3600efb5-b3a3-419f-9e4f-7a6094096815
oapen.relation.isFundedByb818ba9d-2dd9-4fd7-a364-7f305aef7ee9
oapen.collectionKnowledge Unlatched (KU)
oapen.imprintPurdue University Press
oapen.identifierhttps://openresearchlibrary.org/viewer/fcaf51cb-9533-4fee-9bc8-68226a4ffc3b
oapen.identifier.isbn9781612497037
grantor.number5528


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