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The Mechanics of British Zionism

Stephan E. C. Wendehorst

in British Jewry, Zionism, and the Jewish State, 1936-1956

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199265305
eISBN:
9780191730849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265305.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

Part I attempts to account for the rise of Zionism in British Jewry at a particular historical juncture. The ascendancy of Zionism in British Jewry from the mid-1930s is explained as the result of a ... More


Studies in Contemporary Jewry: XII: Literary Strategies: Jewish Texts and Contexts

Ezra Mendelsohn (ed.)

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112030
eISBN:
9780199854608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112030.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This volume collects chapters on Jewish literature which deal with “the manifold ways that literary texts reveal their authors' attitudes toward their own Jewish identity and toward diverse aspects ... More


The Other Jewish Question: Identifying the Jew and Making Sense of Modernity

Jay Geller

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233618
eISBN:
9780823241781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233618.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This work rummages among the responses to the unresolved question of whether and how Judentum (Judaism, Jewry, Jewishness) could be integrated into Germanophone societies between the Enlightenment ... More


Dissimilation

Ritchie Robertson

in The ‘Jewish Question’ in German Literature 1749–1939: Emancipation and its Discontents

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199248889
eISBN:
9780191697784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248889.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter turns to what historians have recently called ‘dissimilation’, the affirmation of Jewishness in response to an unwelcoming society. It inquires into new ways of being Jewish and ... More


Defamation, Discrimination, and Despoliation

Thomas J. Laub

in After the Fall: German Policy in Occupied France, 1940-1944

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199539321
eISBN:
9780191715808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539321.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History, European Modern History

At the start of the Occupation, both French and German agencies accepted the fundamental legitimacy of the so‐called Jewish Question (Judenfrage) and adopted anti‐Semitic policies of defamation, ... More


A Silent Pogrom

Benjamin Nathans

in Beyond the Pale: The Jewish Encounter with Late Imperial Russia

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520208308
eISBN:
9780520931299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520208308.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter traces the genesis of the quotas and examines the way they fostered the emergence of separate Jewish student organizations as the “Jewish Question” insinuated itself into the academy. It ... More


Introduction: Toward a Physiognomic Epidemiology of the Fetishized Jew

Jay Geller

in The Other Jewish Question: Identifying the Jew and Making Sense of Modernity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233618
eISBN:
9780823241781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233618.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter introduces terminology and methods that will be used throughout this study. It offers working definitions of Judentum, antisemitism, Jewish-identified individuals, fetish, modernity, and ... More


The ‘Jewish question’ in Catholic publications

Ulrike Ehret

in Church, Nation and Race: Catholics and Antisemitism in Germany and England, 1918-45

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079436
eISBN:
9781781702017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079436.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes how the ‘Jewish question’ and its ‘solution’ were defined in Catholic publications. The call to strengthen Christian values in the modern age and the call to convert the Jews ... More


Conclusion

Anthony Kauders

in German Politics and the Jews: Düsseldorf and Nuremberg, 1910-1933

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206316
eISBN:
9780191677076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206316.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter qualifies statements regarding Adolf Hitler's supposed lack of interest in the ‘Jewish question’ towards the end of the Republic. Not only do such arguments overlook what happened at ... More


From Rags to Risches: On Marx's Other Jewish Question

Jay Geller

in The Other Jewish Question: Identifying the Jew and Making Sense of Modernity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233618
eISBN:
9780823241781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233618.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter demonstrates how the role of Judentum in Karl Marx's work cannot be limited to its few explicit discussions such as in “On the Jewish Question.” Though Marx did not self-identify as a ... More


A Future without Jews: Max Nordau's Pre-Zionist Answer to the Other Jewish Question

Jay Geller

in The Other Jewish Question: Identifying the Jew and Making Sense of Modernity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233618
eISBN:
9780823241781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233618.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter analyzes Max Nordau's best-selling works of 1880s liberal cultural criticism, Conventional Lies of Our Civilization and Paradoxes. Written a decade before his public self-identification ... More


Introduction

Ritchie Robertson

in The ‘Jewish Question’ in German Literature 1749–1939: Emancipation and its Discontents

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199248889
eISBN:
9780191697784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248889.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The ‘Jewish Question’, the problem concerning the position of Jews in Germany and Austria, was widely discussed from the 1770s onwards. Emancipation culminated in 1871 with the bestowal of equal ... More


Not Yet Marrano: Levinas, Derrida, and the Ontology of Being Jewish

Ethan Kleinberg

in The Trace of God: Derrida and Religion

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262090
eISBN:
9780823266388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262090.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This essay explores the divergent though intertwined presentations of Jewish identity in the post World War Two philosophies of Emmanuel Levinas and Jacques Derrida. There is a temporal, geographical ... More


Lenin's Jewish Question

Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300152104
eISBN:
9780300168600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300152104.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In this examination of Lenin's genealogical and political connections to East European Jews, the book reveals the broad cultural meanings of indisputable evidence that Lenin's maternal grandfather ... More


The Foreign Policies of an Uncertain People

Michael N. Barnett

in The Star and the Stripes: A History of the Foreign Policies of American Jews

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691165974
eISBN:
9781400880607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165974.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter argues that the future foreign policies of American Jews will depend on the future of American Jews, their identity, how they imagine themselves in relation to the particular and the ... More


Introduction: Bestiarium Judaicum

Jay Geller

in Bestiarium Judaicum: Unnatural Histories of the Jews

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823275595
eISBN:
9780823277148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275595.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter introduces the conundrum the monograph seeks to work through—Jewish-identified authors drawing upon the Bestiarium Judaicum, with which Jews have been historically associated, ... More


Jewish American Activism in the Ottoman Empire and Morocco, 1840–1878

Karine V. Walther

in Sacred Interests: The United States and the Islamic World, 1821-1921

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625393
eISBN:
9781469625416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625393.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 3 analyzes American Jewish activism to help their persecuted brethren during the 1840 Damascus Affair where accusations of a blood libel against Syrian subjects led to an international call ... More


Sacred Interests: The United States and the Islamic World, 1821-1921

Karine Walther

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625393
eISBN:
9781469625416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625393.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Throughout the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, as Americans increasingly came into contact with the Islamic world, U.S. diplomatic, cultural, political, and religious beliefs about Islam ... More


Epilogue

Derek J. Penslar

in Shylock's Children: Economics and Jewish Identity in Modern Europe

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225909
eISBN:
9780520925847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225909.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter talks about the massacre of two-thirds of European Jewry in the Holocaust, which, combined with the economic modernization of postwar Europe, has eliminated the Jews from their previous ... More


The Discipline of Philosophy and the Invention of Modern Jewish Thought

Willi Goetschel

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823244966
eISBN:
9780823252510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244966.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Exploring the subject of Jewish philosophy as a controversial construction site of the project of modernity, this book examines the implications of the different and often conflicting notions that ... More


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