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Albert S. Lindemann, Esau's Tears: Modem Antisemitism and the Rise of the Jews. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. xxi = 568 pp.

Jonathan Judaken

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry an Annual XV 1999

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195134681
eISBN:
9780199848652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134681.003.0016
Subject:
History, History of Religion

A review of the book, Esau's Tears: Modern Antisemitism and the Rise of the Jews by Albert S. Lindemann is presented. Albert Lindemann's ambitious account of modern antisemitism aspires to be a ... More


American Antisemitism, Black/Jewish Relations: A Matter of Perspective

Ezra Mendelsohn

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

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112030
eISBN:
9780199854608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112030.003.0017
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter reviews the literary works of Frederick C. Jaher's A Scapegoat in the New Wilderness: The Origins and Rise of Anti-Semitism in America and Leonard Dinnerstein's Antisemitism in America ... More


Jewish Daily Life in Germany, 1618-1945

Marion A. Kaplan (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195171648
eISBN:
9780199871346
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171648.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This examination of the everyday lives of ordinary Jews in Germany focuses on emotions, perceptions, and mentalities. How did they construe changes brought about by industrialization? How did they ... More


Antisemitism

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/9780199248889.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Turning to antisemitism as an external obstacle to Jewish integration, this chapter investigates the diversity of antisemitism, and looks at the representation of Jews in selected texts by Gentile ... More


Social Life

Marion A. Kaplan

in Jewish Daily Life in Germany, 1618-1945

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195171648
eISBN:
9780199871346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171648.003.0019
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter shows that although relationships with other Jews took up the majority of Jewish social life, Jews found themselves more integrated than at any time in German history. Many of their ... More


Education and Vocational Training

Trude Maurer

in Jewish Daily Life in Germany, 1618-1945

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195171648
eISBN:
9780199871346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171648.003.0022
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter shows that toward the end of the Weimar Republic the Jewish school system became an institution of protection against antisemitism and of strengthening Jewish consciousness. As the Nazis ... More


Freedom of Expression and Human Rights Law: The Case of Holocaust Denial

Andrew Altman

in Speech and Harm: Controversies Over Free Speech

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199236282
eISBN:
9780191741357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236282.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter critically examines the jurisprudence of free expression under human rights law and American constitutional doctrine, focusing on the issue of Holocaust denial. It is argued that legal ... More


Introduction: The Price of Inclusion: Austria’s First Republic and the Jews

Lisa Silverman

in Becoming Austrians: Jews and Culture between the World Wars

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199794843
eISBN:
9780199950072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794843.003.0000
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter introduces the overlapping, imagined notions of Jews, Vienna, and the Austrian provinces between the World Wars by examining how the national and urban representations functioned in ... More


Courts of Injustice: Four Trials, Three Murders, Two Jews

Lisa Silverman

in Becoming Austrians: Jews and Culture between the World Wars

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199794843
eISBN:
9780199950072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794843.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter examines four murder trials that became stages upon which tensions between city and province intertwined with Jewishness, revealing its function as a deeply engrained system used to ... More


Bestiarium Judaicum: Unnatural Histories of the Jews

Jay Geller

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823275595
eISBN:
9780823277148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275595.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Given the vast inventory of verbal and visual images of nonhuman animals (pigs, dogs, vermin, rodents, apes, etc.) disseminated for millennia to debase and bestialize Jews (the Bestiarium Judaicum), ... More


15. The State of Israel and the Holy See

Oded Ben-Hur

in The Catholic Church and the Jewish People: Recent Reflections from Rome

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228058
eISBN:
9780823237111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228058.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The history of diplomatic relations between the Holy See and Israel can be analysed on three levels: the relations between the Holy See as the center of the world's Catholicism and Israel as the ... More


The Accommodated Jew: English Antisemitism from Bede to Milton

Kathy Lavezzo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501703157
eISBN:
9781501706158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703157.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

England during the Middle Ages was at the forefront of European antisemitism. It was in medieval Norwich that the notorious “blood libel” was first introduced when a resident accused the city's ... More


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

Ritchie Robertson

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199248889
eISBN:
9780191697784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248889.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book is a literary study of the uneasy position of the Jews in Germany and Austria from the first pleas for Jewish emancipation during the Enlightenment to the eve of the Holocaust. Trying to ... More


Holy Legionary Youth: Fascist Activism in Interwar Romania

Roland Clark

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453687
eISBN:
9780801456343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453687.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Founded in 1927, Romania's Legion of the Archangel Michael was one of Europe's largest and longest-lived fascist social movements. This book approaches Romanian fascism by asking what membership in ... More


Another Hungary: The Nineteenth-Century Provinces in Eight Lives

Robert Nemes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804795913
eISBN:
9780804799126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795913.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book tells the story of eight men and women with deep roots in provincial Hungary. "Hungary" before the First World War meant the eastern half of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the second largest ... More


Genocide in the Carpathians: War, Social Breakdown, and Mass Violence, 1914-1945

Raz Segal

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804796668
eISBN:
9780804798976
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804796668.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Genocide in the Carpathians presents the history of Subcarpathian Rus', a multiethnic and multireligious borderland in the heart of Europe. This society of Carpatho-Ruthenians, Jews, Magyars, and ... More


Position and Politics: The First Jewish MPs

Michael Clark

in Albion and Jerusalem: The Anglo-Jewish Community in the Post-Emancipation Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199562343
eISBN:
9780191721441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562343.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter investigates the actions and attitudes of the first Jewish MPs. It begins by analysing the nature of Jewish MPs as a group and their equivocal connection to the community, before ... More


The Political Conservatism of the Jews in Britain

Geoffrey Alderman

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry: XI: Values, Interests, and Identity: Jews and Politics in a Changing World

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195103311
eISBN:
9780199854585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195103311.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the phenomenon of political conservatism among British Jews since 1945. The study of Jewish political preferences is now long established, and can of course be justified on its ... More


Jewish Leadership in Times of Crisis: Argentina During the Eichmann Affair (1960–1962)

Haim Avni

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry: XI: Values, Interests, and Identity: Jews and Politics in a Changing World

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195103311
eISBN:
9780199854585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195103311.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Two basic questions arise whenever security and political crises occur: on the one hand, how much authority does a voluntary leadership command within its own community; and, on the other hand, how ... More


Jewish Communal Reconstruction in the Former Soviet Union

Zvi Gitelman

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry: XI: Values, Interests, and Identity: Jews and Politics in a Changing World

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195103311
eISBN:
9780199854585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195103311.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The fall of communism in 1991 radically changed the political dimension of Jewish life in the former Soviet Union. The most obvious transformation, of course, was that which resulted from the ... More


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