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Does Gender Matter?: Locating Women in European Jewish History

Paula E. Hyman

in Rethinking European Jewish History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113560
eISBN:
9781800342651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113560.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter probes the significant contributions to the understanding of the past, which postmodern criticism that has attributed vital importance to women as a historical subject and to gender as a ... More


Rethinking European Jewish History

Jeremy Cohen and Moshe Rosman (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113560
eISBN:
9781800342651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113560.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Europe has changed greatly in the last century. The political boundaries between nations and states, along with the very concepts of 'nation' and 'boundary', have changed significantly, and the ... More


Jewish Cultural History in Early Modern Europe: An Agenda for Future Study

David B. Ruderman

in Rethinking European Jewish History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113560
eISBN:
9781800342651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113560.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines the innovative call of Jonathan Israel to recognize an 'early modern age' in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century European Jewish history. It provides a useful survey of the ... More


Nathan Birnbaum and Jewish Modernity: Architect of Zionism, Yiddishism, and Orthodoxy

Jess Olson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778732
eISBN:
9780804785006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778732.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book explores the life and thought of one of the most important but least known figures in early Zionism, Nathan Birnbaum. Now remembered mainly for his coinage of the word “Zionism,” Birnbaum ... More


Gershon David Hundert and Gershon C. Bacon, editors. The Jews in Poland and Russia: Bibliographical Essays. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. 1984. Pp. 276.

Robert M. Seltzer

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 1: Poles and Jews: Renewing the Dialogue

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113171
eISBN:
9781800340589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113171.003.0057
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter studies The Jews in Poland and Russia (1984), which was edited by Gershon David Hundert and Gershon C. Bacon. Hundert and Bacon have with great care and assiduousness produced a volume ... More


A Woman's Life: Pauline Wengeroff and Memoirs of a Grandmother

Shulamit Magnus

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764524
eISBN:
9781800340459
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764524.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Pauline Wengeroff was born in 1833 into a pious Jewish family in Bobruisk. Her life, as recounted in this biography, based in part on the author's critical edition of Wengeroff's Memoirs of a ... More


Regina Renz Społeczeństwo małomiasteczkowe w województwie kieleckim 1918–1939: (Kielce: Wyższa Szkoła Pedagogiczna, 1990); pp. 237 Krzysztof Urbański Kieleccy Żydzi (Kielce: Pracownie Konserwacji Zabytków w Kielcach, 1992); pp. 279

Samuel D. Kassow

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 11: Focusing on Aspects and Experiences of Religion

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774051
eISBN:
9781800340688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774051.003.0029
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter studies Regina Renz's Small-Town Society in the Kielce Province and Krzysztof Urbański's The Jews of Kielce. Renz begins her study of small-town society in the Kielce region with a very ... More


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