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The Persistence of Czernowitz

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/9780520257726.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the presence of Czernowitz on the web. It reveals that a Czernowitz-related internet mailing list was formed, due to people who were interested in genealogy and the search for ... More


Ghosts of Home: The Afterlife of Czernowitz in Jewish Memory

Marianne Hirsch and Leo Spitzer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257726
eISBN:
9780520944909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257726.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In modern-day Ukraine, east of the Carpathian Mountains, there is an invisible city. Known as Czernowitz, the “Vienna of the East” under the Habsburg empire, this vibrant Jewish-German Eastern ... 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


The Idea of Czernowitz

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/9780520257726.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter introduces the “idea of Czernowitz,” which featured the adherence to German as its central ingredient. It examines the ideologues of Romanianization, which used the educational system as ... More


“Are we really in the Soviet Union?”

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/9780520257726.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the events that occurred in Czernowitz before and during the early years of the Second World War, describing the situation of many university students due to the developing ... More


“This was once my home”

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/9780520257726.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter continues the discussion of the relocation of the Czernowitz Jews, beginning by discussing the historical significance of the Pruth River, as it served as a symbolic border for the ... More


Lvov, 1908–1909

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/9780804785273.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Brenner stayed in Lvov for about a year, doing typesetting and editorial work. He wrote quite a lot and published pieces in Hebrew and Yiddish. His play Erev uvoker (Evening and morning) and his ... More


Max Diamant and Jewish Diaspora Nationalism in the Bukovina⋆

in From Vienna to Chicago and Back: Essays on Intellectual History and Political Thought in Europe and America

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226776361
eISBN:
9780226776385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226776385.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter presents a discussion on Jewish diaspora nationalism in the Bukovina. Czernowitz became a significant center of Jewish diaspora nationalism. Nathan Birnbaum was the principal organizer ... More


Brothel Life: Tolerated Prostitutes, their Clients, the Madams, and the Vice Police

Nancy M. Wingfield

in The World of Prostitution in Late Imperial Austria

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198801658
eISBN:
9780191840296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801658.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Tolerated prostitutes were part of the Monarchy’s large under classes, which they moved into and out of during their careers. This chapter analyzes the background of tolerated prostitutes, how they ... More


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