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Shifting Ethnic Boundaries and Inequality in Israel: Or, How the Polish Peddler Became a German Intellectual

Aziza Khazzoom

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756976
eISBN:
9780804779579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756976.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Why do racial and ethnic groups discriminate against each other? The most common sociological answer is that they want to monopolize scarce resources—good jobs or top educations—for themselves. This ... More


“The Jewish People Murdered Itself”

in Historians of the Jews and the Holocaust

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759519
eISBN:
9780804773461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759519.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter focuses on the impact of the book The Destruction of the European Jews (1961) by Raul Hilberg, a Vienna-born Jew who had fled Austria with his parents following the 1938 annexation to ... More


The Radical Enlightenment of Solomon Maimon: Judaism, Heresy, and Philosophy

Abraham P. Socher

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751360
eISBN:
9780804767682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751360.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

With extraordinary chutzpa and deep philosophical seriousness, Solomon ben Joshua of Lithuania renamed himself after his medieval intellectual hero, Moses Maimonides. Solomon Maimon was perhaps the ... More


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