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Alon Confino, A World without Jews: The Nazi Imagination from Persecution to Genocide. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014. 284 pp.

Richard I. Cohen (ed.)

in Place in Modern Jewish Culture and Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190912628
eISBN:
9780190912659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912628.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Society

This chapter reviews the book A World without Jews: The Nazi Imagination from Persecution to Genocide (2014), by Alon Confino. A World without Jews focuses on the Nazi rhetoric that called for the ... More


Historical and Theoretical Considerations

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/9780300112528.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter looks at the historical and theoretical considerations that surround the manner through which the hundreds, perhaps thousands, of European Jewish men and women have related their ... More


Introduction

Edward K. Kaplan

in Spiritual Radical: Abraham Joshua Heschel in America, 1940-1972

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300115406
eISBN:
9780300137699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300115406.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book is the sequel to Abraham Joshua Heschel: Prophetic Witness, which traced Heschel's European journey from Hasidism to modernity. Born in Warsaw, Heschel was reared in a devout Jewish ... More


Self-Elimination

Joyce Dalsheim

in Israel Has a Jewish Problem: Self-Determination as Self-Elimination

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190680251
eISBN:
9780190068943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190680251.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Society

Hannah Arendt wrote that “emancipation” of the European Jews should have been their admission into humanity as Jews. But attempts at assimilation actually made their future more precarious. They ... More


The Jewish Question Again

Joyce Dalsheim

in Israel Has a Jewish Problem: Self-Determination as Self-Elimination

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190680251
eISBN:
9780190068943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190680251.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the persistence of the Jewish Question or Problem in the state that aimed to liberate Jews. For example, many people expected the ultra-Orthodox, or Haredim, to “assimilate” to ... More


Natasha Gordinsky, Bishloshah nofim: yetziratah hamukdemet shel Leah Goldberg (In Three Landscapes: Leah Goldberg’s Early Writings). Jerusalem: Magnes Press, 2016. 222 pp.

Richard I. Cohen (ed.)

in Place in Modern Jewish Culture and Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190912628
eISBN:
9780190912659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912628.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Society

This chapter reviews the books Bishloshah nofim: yetziratah hamukdemet shel Leah Goldberg (In Three Landscapes: Leah Goldberg’s Early Writings) (2016), by Natasha Gordinsky, and Nesi’ah venesi’ah ... More


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