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 Beauty Out of Zion?: Zions Above and Zions Below

Arieh Bruce Saposnik

in Becoming Hebrew: The Creation of a Jewish National Culture in Ottoman Palestine

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331219
eISBN:
9780199868100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331219.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The principal focus of this chapter is the creation in 1906 of the Bezalel art school and museum. In its organizational structure as in the content of its art, Bezalel reflected the growing ... More


Pursuing the Golem of Prague: Jewish Culture and the Invention of a Tradition

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/9780520214101.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter traces the career of a well-known folkloristic and literary motif that purports to speak to the cultural life of Jewish Prague during the northern European Renaissance and locates its ... More


The Tradition of no Tradition

Kevin Haworth

in The Comics of Rutu Modan: War, Love, and Secrets

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496821836
eISBN:
9781496821867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496821836.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter explores the origins of Israeli comics, with a particular focus on three early women comics creators: Leah Goldberg, Friedel Stern, and Elisheva Nadal. It then explores the work of three ... More


The Persistence of Jewish Theocracy

Alexander Kaye

in The Invention of Jewish Theocracy: The Struggle for Legal Authority in Modern Israel

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190922740
eISBN:
9780190099954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922740.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the place of the idea of the halakhic state in Israel today, and how the legacy of its early years has contributed to ongoing tensions in Israeli society. Decades after it was ... More


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