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Languages of Community: The Jewish Experience in the Czech Lands

Hillel Kieval

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520214101
eISBN:
9780520921160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520214101.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book examines the contours and distinctive features of Jewish experience in the lands of Bohemia and Moravia (the present-day Czech Republic), from the late eighteenth to the late twentieth ... More


Route, Constellation, Faultline: Caryl Phillips

Stephen Clingman

in The Grammar of Identity: Transnational Fiction and the Nature of the Boundary

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199278497
eISBN:
9780191706981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278497.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The chapter begins by considering aspects of the biography of the black British writer Caryl Phillips, whose work sets out key features in contemporary transnational fiction. Brought to England from ... More


Jewish Communities on the Ohio River: A History

Amy Hill Shevitz

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124308
eISBN:
9780813134932
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124308.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

When westward expansion began in the early nineteenth century, the Jewish population of the United States was only 2,500. As Jewish immigration surged over the century between 1820 and 1920, Jews ... More


Ethnicity and Beyond: Theories and Dilemmas of Jewish Group Demarcation

Ewa Morawska

in Ethnicity and Beyond: Theories and Dilemmas of Jewish Group Demarcation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199793495
eISBN:
9780190254667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199793495.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter presents a number of essays which look at the issue of the ethnicity of Jewish people. The first essay compares the historical experiences of Jewish communities in different countries ... More


The Jews of Britain, 1656 to 2000

Todd Endelman

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520227194
eISBN:
9780520935662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227194.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The history of British Jewry in the modern period is characterized in this book by a curious mixture of prominence and inconspicuousness. British Jews have been central to the unfolding of key ... More


Introduction Language, Community, and Experience

Hillel J. Kieval

in Languages of Community: The Jewish Experience in the Czech Lands

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520214101
eISBN:
9780520921160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520214101.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter is concerned with the changing nature of collective and individual identities, the shifting attachments to “community” and to “place”, the breakdown and reconstruction of cultural and ... More


Historians and Martyrs

Alexandra Garbarini

in Numbered Days: Diaries and the Holocaust

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300112528
eISBN:
9780300135039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300112528.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter talks about the diaries that Chaim Aron Kaplan kept about the war. It is Kaplan's account that stands as one of the most comprehensive and remarkable chronicles of Jewish experiences ... More


Introduction

Amy Hill Shevitz

in Jewish Communities on the Ohio River: A History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124308
eISBN:
9780813134932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124308.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the main purpose of this book, which is to present a study of Jews in small-town communities in a specific place across time. The twenty-four communities that are strung along ... More


Hannah Arendt's Jewish Experience: Thinking, Acting, Judging

Jerome Kohn

in Thinking in Dark Times: Hannah Arendt on Ethics and Politics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230754
eISBN:
9780823235858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230754.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter addresses the question: What is the importance of Hannah Arendt's Jewish identity? It argues that applying the term Jewish identity to Arendt is problematic ... More


The Holocaust in Every Tongue

in Faithful Renderings: Jewish-Christian Difference and the Politics of Translation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226745053
eISBN:
9780226745077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226745077.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter studies the significance of translation in Holocaust discourse, arguing for the connection between survival and translation in both Jewish experiences during the war and the transmission ... More


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