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Toward a Post‐Holocaust Biblical Hermeneutics

Tania Oldenhage

in Parables for Our Time: Rereading New Testament Scholarship after the Holocaust

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195150520
eISBN:
9780199834549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515052X.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter concludes by addressing the implications of this book for future work in New Testament scholarship. Oldenhage demonstrates what a post‐Holocaust reading of the parables of Jesus might ... More


Comedy, Play, and “The Horrors of This Century”

Tania Oldenhage

in Parables for Our Time: Rereading New Testament Scholarship after the Holocaust

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195150520
eISBN:
9780199834549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515052X.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Develops a post‐Holocaust reading of John Dominic Crossan's book Raid on the Articule, published in 1976. Oldenhage attends to the ways in which allusive references to the Holocaust continue to ... More


The Forgotten Comes to Parable Studies

Tania Oldenhage

in Parables for Our Time: Rereading New Testament Scholarship after the Holocaust

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195150520
eISBN:
9780199834549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515052X.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

In the mid‐1980s, Marie Luise Kaschnitz's poem “Zoon Politikon” reappeared in Wolfgang Harnisch's book on the parables of Jesus. Harnisch argues that the parables should be understood as metaphorical ... More


Introduction

Tania Oldenhage

in Parables for Our Time: Rereading New Testament Scholarship after the Holocaust

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195150520
eISBN:
9780199834549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515052X.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

In her 1987 presidential address to the Society of Biblical Literature, Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza called for a rhetorical‐ethical turn in biblical studies and asked biblical scholars to take ... More


Collect and Record!: Jewish Holocaust Documentation in Early Postwar Europe

Laura Jockusch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199764556
eISBN:
9780199979578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764556.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Historiography

This book tells the story of Jewish survivors who pioneered Holocaust research in the immediate aftermath of World War II. Just liberated from Nazi terror, amidst political turmoil and privation, ... More


‘Anti-Fascist Literature’ as Holocaust Literature?: The Holocaust in the Hungarian Socialist Literary Marketplace, 1956–1970

Richard S. Esbenshade

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 31: Poland and Hungary: Jewish Realities Compared

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764715
eISBN:
9781800343368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764715.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter shows the surprising presence and force of the Holocaust in the mass-market literature of the late 1950s and 1960s. A key issue is what effect ideology had on memory during a period when ... More


Yellow Star, Red Star: Holocaust Remembrance after Communism

Jelena Subotic

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501742408
eISBN:
9781501742415
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501742408.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book asks why Holocaust memory continues to be so deeply troubled—ignored, appropriated, and obfuscated—throughout Eastern Europe, even though it was in those lands that most of the ... More


Beyond the Holocaust: Jewish Past, Hebrew Present, Socialist Future

Lutz Fiedler

in Matzpen: A History of Israeli Dissidence

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474451161
eISBN:
9781474495462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474451161.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The last chapter deals with the complex place of the Holocaust in the worldview of the Israeli Left. The chapter explores the degree to which Israeli leftists’ social and national utopias of ... More


Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 20: Making Holocaust Memory

Gabriel N. Finder, Natalia Aleksiun, and Antony Polonsky (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113058
eISBN:
9781800342613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113058.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Although the reconciliation of Jewish and Polish memories of the Holocaust is the central issue in contemporary Polish–Jewish relations, this is the first attempt to examine these divisive memories ... More


Rachel Auerbach, Yad Vashem, and Israeli Holocaust Memory

Boaż Cohen

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 20: Making Holocaust Memory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113058
eISBN:
9781800342613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113058.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores the painful obsession of Rachel Auerbach with preserving Holocaust memory after her immigration to Israel from Poland in 1950. It mentions Auerbach's soup kitchen that she ran ... More


Making Room for November 9, 1989?: The Fall of the Berlin Wall in German Politics and Memory

David Art

in Twenty Years After Communism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199375134
eISBN:
9780199375165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199375134.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Why has the fall of the Berlin Wall—a moment in which Germans took extraordinary risks to challenge authoritarianism—not developed into a resonant founding myth of a unified, democratic Germany? This ... More


Introduction: Is Theory Good for the Jews?

Bruno Chaouat

in Is Theory Good for the Jews?: French Thought and the Challenge of the New Antisemitism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781781383346
eISBN:
9781786944092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383346.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This work is the result of a decade of researching and writing about the correlation between the postmodern approach to the Holocaust, the place of Jews in deconstruction and literary theory (the Jew ... More


Concentration Camp Memorials

Martha Sprigge

in Socialist Laments: Musical Mourning in the German Democratic Republic

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197546321
eISBN:
9780197546352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197546321.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Concentration camps were a central part of East Germany’s commemorative politics. National antifascist memorials opened at three former concentration camps between 1958 and 1961. The narrative ... More


Studying Waltz with Bashir

Giulia Miller

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325154
eISBN:
9781800342217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325154.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

On its release in 2008, Ari Folman's animated documentary Waltz with Bashir was heralded as a brilliant and original exploration of trauma, and trauma's impact on memory and the recording of history. ... More


Rebuilding After the Shoah: The Challenges of Remembering and Reconstruction

Sarah Wobick-Segev

in Homes Away from Home: Jewish Belonging in Twentieth-Century Paris, Berlin, and St. Petersburg

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503605145
eISBN:
9781503606548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503605145.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Chapter 5 demonstrates that the patterns developed before World War II were vital to the reconstruction of Jewish communities after the Shoah, especially in Paris and Berlin. By this time, the Jewish ... More


Dislocated Memories: Jews, Music, and Postwar German Culture

Tina Frühauf and Lily Hirsch

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199367481
eISBN:
9780199367504
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199367481.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

This book is devoted to Jewish music in Germany from 1945 to the turn of the twenty-first century, with pioneering recent research on its presence (actual, symbolic, or transnational) and ... More


Introduction:The Mediation of Failed Mediation

Amit Pinchevski

in Transmitted Wounds: Media and the Mediation of Trauma

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190625580
eISBN:
9780197559703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190625580.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In 1995 Binjamin Wilkomirski published a book that was to become a source of fierce controversy. Fragments: Memories of a Wartime Childhood recounts Wilkomirski’s experiences of surviving alone two ... More


Seeing the Holocaust in Grief

David Shneer

in Grief: The Biography of a Holocaust Photograph

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190923815
eISBN:
9780197504611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923815.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In 2011, the Museum of Modern Art exhibited its new acquisition, Grief, alongside iconic photographs of camp survivors. It also appeared in major photography exhibitions related to war and ... More


Is Theory Good for the Jews?: French Thought and the Challenge of the New Antisemitism

Bruno Chaouat

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781781383346
eISBN:
9781786944092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383346.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

For at least fifteen years, any keen observer of European society has been aware that antisemitism is no longer a matter of racial theory, nationalism, or exclusion of the “other.” While in the past ... More


Jewish Collaborators on Trial in Poland 1944–1956

Gabriel N. Finder and Alexander V. Prusin

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 20: Making Holocaust Memory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113058
eISBN:
9781800342613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113058.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter describes the interaction of law and Holocaust memory from a different angle. It examines the post-war trials of putative Jewish collaborators in both the Polish state judicial system ... More


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