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Immigration and Transmigration: Welfare for Eastern European Jews

Rainer Liedtke

in Jewish Welfare in Hamburg and Manchester c.1850–1914

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207238
eISBN:
9780191677564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207238.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter aims to highlight further issues which demonstrate the kind of problems faced by the welfare system of the Jewish establishment of Manchester when it dealt with co-religionists from the ... More


Associational Life and Voluntary Action

Rainer Liedtke

in Jewish Welfare in Hamburg and Manchester c.1850–1914

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207238
eISBN:
9780191677564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207238.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter concentrates on a multitude of smaller Jewish charities and self-help institutions for a variety of purposes. It deals with subjects which are either unique to one city, such as the ... More


New Generations in Germany

Ruth Gay

in Safe Among the Germans: Liberated Jews After World War II

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092714
eISBN:
9780300133127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092714.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the state of Germany a half-century after the end of World War II. When the Jews in Germany look back on that half-century, they find it hard to recognize their earlier, ... More


War, 1914–1918

Philipp Nielsen

in Between Heimat and Hatred: Jews and the Right in Germany, 1871-1935

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190930660
eISBN:
9780190930691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190930660.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter deals primarily with the experience of German Jewish conservatives and nationalists in the military during the First World War. It looks at Jewish soldiers as active participants in the ... More


Jewish Welfare in Hamburg and Manchester c.1850–1914

Rainer Liedtke

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207238
eISBN:
9780191677564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207238.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This comparative history of Jewish welfare in Hamburg and Manchester highlights Jewish integration and identity formation in 19th-century Europe. Despite their fundamentally different historical ... More


Hardening the Humanitarian Heart

Caroline Shaw

in Britannia's Embrace: Modern Humanitarianism and the Imperial Origins of Refugee Relief

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190200985
eISBN:
9780190201012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190200985.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

Enthusiasm for refuge in Britain was relatively impervious to popular xenophobia as long as refugees used Britain as a temporary stop en route to overseas destinations. This changed during the 1880s ... More


“Yiddish Is My Homeland”: Jewish Anarchists in New York City

Kenyon Zimmer

in Immigrants against the State: Yiddish and Italian Anarchism in America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039386
eISBN:
9780252097430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039386.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter explores how Eastern European Jews migrated to the United States. More than half made their homes in New York City, where Yiddish-speaking anarchist and socialist movements emerged from ... More


Jews in Small Towns, on the Farms, and In-Between

Ellen F. Steinberg and Jack H. Prost

in From the Jewish Heartland: Two Centuries of Midwest Foodways

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036200
eISBN:
9780252093159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036200.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter focuses on Eastern European Jewish settlers in the Midwest. Eastern European Jews left their homes, crossing vast expanses of terrain in all kinds of weather, heading for a harbor where ... More


Origins

William Lasser

in Benjamin V. Cohen: Architect of the New Deal

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088793
eISBN:
9780300128888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088793.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter presents a sketch of Benjamin V. Cohen's family background. His father, Moses Cohen, came to Muncie from Indianapolis, where he had lived for seven years since emigrating from Graievo, ... More


Introduction: The Best of Sholom Aleichem, with Ruth Wisse {1979}

Irving Howe

in A Voice Still Heard: Selected Essays of Irving Howe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300203660
eISBN:
9780300210583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300203660.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter presents the letters written by Irving Howe and Ruth Wisse to each other in 1979 in which they talked about Sholom Aleichem, particularly how he embodies the essential cultural values of ... More


How to Cook …

Ellen F. Steinberg and Jack H. Prost

in From the Jewish Heartland: Two Centuries of Midwest Foodways

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036200
eISBN:
9780252093159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036200.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter describes efforts to accommodate the needs of the thousands of Eastern European Jews who descended in Chicago. Jews already living in the city rallied together and started the Maxwell ... More


Immigrants against the State: Yiddish and Italian Anarchism in America

Kenyon Zimmer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039386
eISBN:
9780252097430
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039386.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

From the 1880s through the 1940s, tens of thousands of first- and second-generation immigrants embraced the anarchist cause after arriving on American shores. This book explores why these migrants ... More


Lee Shai Weissbach (ed. and trans.), A Jewish Life on Three Continents: The Memoir of Menachem Mendel Frieden. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2013. 470 pp.

Gur Alroey

in A Club of Their Own: Jewish Humorists and the Contemporary World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190646127
eISBN:
9780190646158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190646127.003.0029
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter reviews A Jewish Life on Three Continents: The Memoir of Menachem Mendel Frieden, edited and translated by Lee-Shai Weissbach. Menachem Mendel Frieden’s (1878–1963) memoir reflects the ... More


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