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Introduction

Maud S. Mandel

in Muslims and Jews in France: History of a Conflict

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691125817
eISBN:
9781400848584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691125817.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter discusses the roots of the conflict between Muslim and Jews in France. It reviews the cultural and historical connections linking these two populations. It describes the ... More


Introduction: Out of the Archive

in Inventing the Israelite: Jewish Fiction in Nineteenth-Century France

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763844
eISBN:
9780804773423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763844.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Political critics have accused nineteenth-century French Jews of being misguided about assimilation. In The Origins of Totalitarianism, Hannah Arendt argues that the nineteenth-century French Jews ... More


Antisemitism and Jewish Response

Stephen Wilson

in Ideology and Experience: Anti-Semitism in France at the Time of the Dreyfus Affair

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197100523
eISBN:
9781800340992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780197100523.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter highlights the ways in which French Jews reacted to the various kinds of hostility directed against them. Three general points can be made in conclusion. First, despite the process of ... More


Between Religion and Ethnicity: Zionism and Reform Judaism before the First World War

Nadia Malinovich

in French and Jewish: Culture and the Politics of Identity in Early-Twentieth Century France

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113409
eISBN:
9781800342637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113409.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on the beginnings of the Zionist movement and Reform Judaism in France. It provides a close study of the activities and publications of the Fédération Sioniste de France, which ... More


Obstinate Hebrews: Representations of Jews in France, 1715-1815

Ronald Schechter

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235571
eISBN:
9780520929357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235571.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Enlightenment writers, revolutionaries, and even Napoleon discussed and wrote about France's tiny Jewish population at great length. Why was there so much thinking about Jews when they were a ... More


A Conservative Renegade: Ben Baruch and Neo-Orthodoxy

in Inventing the Israelite: Jewish Fiction in Nineteenth-Century France

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763844
eISBN:
9780804773423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763844.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

A crisis of modernity that erupted in France under the July Monarchy gave rise to a Reform movement which sought to free Jews from religious laws and strictures that were deemed incompatible with ... More


Between Realism and Idealism: Ben-Lévi and the Reformist Impulse

in Inventing the Israelite: Jewish Fiction in Nineteenth-Century France

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763844
eISBN:
9780804773423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763844.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

In the 1840s, French Jews became something of a literary fashion, thanks to Eugène Sue's 1844 bestseller Le juif errant (The Wandering Jew). This chapter examines the reaction of a writer for the ... More


Romantic Exoticism: Eugénie Foa and the Dilemmas of Assimilation

in Inventing the Israelite: Jewish Fiction in Nineteenth-Century France

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763844
eISBN:
9780804773423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763844.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

In the nineteenth century, French Jewish authors often represented the life of French Jews by drawing on Romantic oriental stereotypes and appropriating the forms and features of literary convention. ... More


Introduction

Nadia Malinovich

in French and Jewish: Culture and the Politics of Identity in Early-Twentieth Century France

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113409
eISBN:
9781800342637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113409.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter reviews the Jewish cultural innovation and self-definition in early twentieth-century France that highlights the complex and ambivalent nature of Jewish grappling with the issue of ... More


Village Tales: Alexandre Weill and Mosaic Monotheism

in Inventing the Israelite: Jewish Fiction in Nineteenth-Century France

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763844
eISBN:
9780804773423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763844.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

In 1867, Alexandre Weill lamented the continuing prejudice and hatred toward the Jews in France despite the spread of enlightened tolerance. However, he blamed the French Jews themselves for their ... More


Conclusion: Proust's Progenitors

in Inventing the Israelite: Jewish Fiction in Nineteenth-Century France

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763844
eISBN:
9780804773423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763844.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter focuses on the undeniable presence of Jewishness in Marcel Proust's fiction, including his novel À la recherche du temps perdu (In Search of Lost Time (1913–1927), considered by many to ... More


The Media and the Arts

Nadia Malinovich

in French and Jewish: Culture and the Politics of Identity in Early-Twentieth Century France

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113409
eISBN:
9781800342637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113409.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on the expansion of the Jewish press, the development of a lively Jewish art and music scene, and the strengthening of the interfaith movement. It discloses the creation of a ... More


Attitudes, Behaviours, Values, and School Choice: A Comparison of French Jewish Families

Erik H. Cohen

in Jewish Day Schools, Jewish Communities: A Reconsideration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113744
eISBN:
9781800340770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113744.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter compares the background, attitudes, values, and practices of French Jewish families who send their children to Jewish day schools with those of other such families who send their ... More


Conclusion

Nadia Malinovich

in French and Jewish: Culture and the Politics of Identity in Early-Twentieth Century France

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113409
eISBN:
9781800342637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113409.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter reviews the process of Jewish self-questioning and cultural activity in France that began with the Dreyfus affair and reached its peak in the late 1920s. It recounts important changes in ... More


French and Jewish: Culture and the Politics of Identity in Early-Twentieth Century France

Nadia Malinovich

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113409
eISBN:
9781800342637
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113409.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This study of Jewish cultural innovation in early twentieth-century France highlights the complexity and ambivalence of Jewish identity and self-definition in the modern world. Following the Dreyfus ... More


Zvi Jonathan Kaplan and Nadia Malinovitch (eds.), The Jews of Modern France: Images and Identities. Leiden: Brill, 2016. 355 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/9780190912628.003.0046
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Society

This chapter reviews the book The Jews of Modern France: Images and Identities (2016), edited by Zvi Jonathan Kaplan and Nadia Malinovitch. The Jews of Modern France situates the history of French ... More


“Becoming Visible”: Italian Women and Their Male Co-Citizens in the Liberal State

Sabina Donati (ed.)

in A Political History of National Citizenship and Identity in Italy, 1861-1950

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784511
eISBN:
9780804787338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784511.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

“Becoming Visible”: Italian Women and Their Male Co-Citizens in the Liberal State


Daniella Doron, Jewish Youth and Identity in Postwar France: Rebuilding Family and Nation. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2015. xv + 309 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/9780190912628.003.0041
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Society

This chapter reviews the book Jewish Youth and Identity in Postwar France: Rebuilding Family and Nation (2015), by Daniella Doron. Jewish Youth and Identity in Postwar France examines how the French ... More


André Neher: A Post-Shoah Prophetic Vocation

Edward K. Kaplan

in Post-Holocaust France and the Jews, 1945-1955

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479835041
eISBN:
9781479814954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479835041.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter traces the inception of André Neher’s significant role in the renewal of French Jewish intellectual and spiritual life after the Shoah. In his 1947 doctoral thesis on the prophet Amos ... More


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