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Jews and Muslims “Downunder”: Emerging Dialogue and Challenges

Suzanne D. Rutland

in The Divergence of Judaism and Islam: Interdependence, Modernity, and Political Turmoil

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037516
eISBN:
9780813042107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037516.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter presents a less-than-idyllic appraisal of Muslim–Jewish interaction in Australia and focuses more on latent than overt tensions, engendering aspects of the Muslim–Jewish relationship ... More


Issues of Jewish History as Reflected in Modern Egyptian Historiography

Rachel Maissy-noy

in The Divergence of Judaism and Islam: Interdependence, Modernity, and Political Turmoil

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037516
eISBN:
9780813042107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037516.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In this study, based almost exclusively on Arabic-language material, the author interweaves strands of ancient, medieval, and modern Jewish history as interpreted by modern Egyptian historians who ... More


Jewish Spain: A Mediterranean Memory

Tabea Alexa Linhard

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804787390
eISBN:
9780804791885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787390.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book centers on the historic relationship between Spain and the Jews in key moments of the twentieth century and shows that it is impossible to understand and articulate what Spain was, is, and ... More


. Crown Heights Riot

Wayne Dawkins

in City Son: Andrew W. Cooper's Impact on Modern-Day Brooklyn

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032585
eISBN:
9781617032592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032585.003.0019
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter describes events in 1991. These include the election of two blacks to so-called Caribbean district seats: Una Clarke, an immigrant from Jamaica, won the Fortieth District seat in ... More


In the Imperial Russian Army, 1901–1904

Anita Shapira

in Yosef Haim Brenner: A Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804785273
eISBN:
9780804793131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785273.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter describes Brenner's service in the tsar's army for two-and-a-quarter years, his innocence and naïvety, and his being taken advantage of by his more brutal and conniving comrades. During ... More


First Group Show and Journey to France, 1961–1962

Patrick Frank

in Painting in a State of Exception: New Figuration in Argentina, 1960-1965

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062228
eISBN:
9780813051710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062228.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In chapter 2, Frank considers the group's first show, its critical reception, and the artists’ journey to France shortly after the show closed. He compares Nueva Figuración with European engaged ... More


German Modernism and Jewish Memory: Else Lasker-Schüler's Der Wunderrabbiner von Barcelona (1921)

Jonathan Skolnik

in Jewish Pasts, German Fictions: History, Memory, and Minority Culture in Germany, 1824-1955

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804786072
eISBN:
9780804790598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786072.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter interprets Else Lasker-Schueler's modernist text, Der Wunderrabbiner von Barcelona (The Wonder-Working Rabbi of Barcelona [1921]), as a renewal and revision of nineteenth-century ... More


To Live and Die a Copt

in Mongrels or Marvels: The Levantine Writings of Jacqueline Shohet Kahanoff

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804769532
eISBN:
9780804777889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804769532.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

In this chapter, published in April 1973, Jacqueline Shohet Kahanoff reviews Beer in the Snooker Club, a novel by Egyptian-Coptic writer Waguih Ghali, and reflects on the relations between Jews and ... More


Of Chekhov and Garlic

in The Jewish Persona in the European Imagination: A Case of Russian Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770552
eISBN:
9780804775625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770552.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter examines Anton Chekhov's portrayal of the Jews in his novels “Tina” and “Skripka Rotshil'da.” It explains that Chekhov's correspondence attests to the consistent function of “the Jews” ... More


Politics and Scholarship in Post-War Vienna

in From Kabbalah to Class Struggle: Expressionism, Marxism, and Yiddish Literature in the Life and Work of Meir Wiener

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770071
eISBN:
9780804777254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770071.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

In 1918, while he was in Switzerland, Meir Wiener composed an essay entitled “Hass und Verachtung” (“Hatred and Contempt”) in which he revisits the problem of anti-Semitism and tackles the meaning of ... More


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