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Alain Badiou in Haifa: Their Entire Particular World

Aloni Udi

in What Does a Jew Want?: On Binationalism and Other Specters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157599
eISBN:
9780231527378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157599.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In this chapter, the author reflects on the time he spent with Alain Badiou in Haifa. Badiou came to Haifa with his son Oliver, whom he adopted with his ex-wife Cecile. When they arrived in Haifa, ... More


Jenin in Wonderland

Aloni Udi

in What Does a Jew Want?: On Binationalism and Other Specters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157599
eISBN:
9780231527378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157599.003.0038
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In this tribute to Juliano Mer Khamis, who founded the Freedom Theatre at the heart of the Jenin refugee camp with Zakaria Zubeidi, the author comments on the theatrical performance of Alice in ... More


From Holocaust to Holy War: Israel's War of Independence

Reuven Firestone

in Holy War in Judaism: The Fall and Rise of a Controversial Idea

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199860302
eISBN:
9780199950621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860302.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The overwhelming tragedy of the Holocaust changed the rules of engagement according to many Jews, convincing most that a Jewish safe-haven is more necessary than ever and only acceptable under Jewish ... More


“Where are you from?”

Marianne Hirsch

in Ghosts of Home: The Afterlife of Czernowitz in Jewish Memory

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257726
eISBN:
9780520944909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257726.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

What would happen if two survivors of deportation or displacement from Czernowitz returned to the city? This chapter narrates the thoughts and feelings of two such survivors, Carl and Lotte Hirsch. ... More


Immigration: Social Strains and the Challenge of Diversity

Calvin Goldscheider

in Contemporary Israel: New Insights and Scholarship

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479896806
eISBN:
9781479870141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479896806.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Israel has experienced several streams of immigration since 1948. The first was from postwar Europe. That was followed by the arrival of Jews from Asia, North Africa, and, after 1967, a smaller group ... More


First Year in America (1940–1941)

Edward K. Kaplan

in Spiritual Radical: Abraham Joshua Heschel in America, 1940-1972

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300115406
eISBN:
9780300137699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300115406.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on Heschel's arrival in America on 21 March 1940 and his first year there. Heschel came to America via the Cunard White Star liner Lancastria that docked in New York City. ... More


Hebrew Union College (1941–1943)

Edward K. Kaplan

in Spiritual Radical: Abraham Joshua Heschel in America, 1940-1972

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300115406
eISBN:
9780300137699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300115406.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter describes Heschel's first complete academic year at Hebrew Union College. As in his previous year, he held the lowest position open to the refugee scholars who were not official members ... More


Architecture of a New Theology (1944–1945)

Edward K. Kaplan

in Spiritual Radical: Abraham Joshua Heschel in America, 1940-1972

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300115406
eISBN:
9780300137699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300115406.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on the time when Heschel attended the American Jewish Conference, a meeting of major organizations that took place at New York's Waldorf Astoria Hotel. The delegates clashed ... More


Jenin and Homeopathy

Aloni Udi

in What Does a Jew Want?: On Binationalism and Other Specters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157599
eISBN:
9780231527378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157599.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In this chapter, the author reflects on homeopathy and Juliano Mer Khamis's Freedom Theatre in the Jenin refugee camp in the West Bank. He cites the dialogue between Tali Fahima, a Mizrahi Israeli ... More


The End and the Beginning

Marcin Wodziński

in Hasidism: Key Questions

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190631260
eISBN:
9780190631291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190631260.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter asks what we know about the golden/classical period of Hasidism and when it ended. It demonstrates that long before the Holocaust, it was the First World War that brought a major crisis, ... More


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