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From Counterculture to Subculture to Multiculture: The ‘Jewish Contribution’ Then and Now

Moshe Rosman

in Jewish Contribution to Civilization

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113522
eISBN:
9781800342644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113522.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter analyses the survey of the 'Jewish contribution' discourse that extends to the twenty-first century. It discusses the academic disparagement of the study of the Jewish contribution and ... More


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

François Guesnet, Howard Lupovitch, and Antony Polonsky (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764715
eISBN:
9781800343368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764715.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

At the beginning of the twentieth century, the Jewish communities of Poland and Hungary were the largest in the world and arguably the most culturally vibrant, yet they have rarely been studied ... More


The Anti-Imperial Choice: The Making of the Ukrainian Jew

Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300137316
eISBN:
9780300156072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300137316.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book explores the Jewish contribution to, and integration with, Ukrainian culture, focusing on five writers and poets of Jewish descent whose literary activities span the 1880s to the 1990s. ... More


Jews and Booze: Becoming American in the Age of Prohibition

Marni Davis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720288
eISBN:
9780814744093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720288.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

From kosher wine to their ties to the liquor trade in Europe, Jews have a longstanding historical relationship with alcohol. But once prohibition hit America, American Jews were forced to choose ... More


Setting the Stage: Jewish Identity in the Nineteenth Century and the Impact of the Dreyfus Affair

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/9781904113409.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter provides a background on Jewish social and cultural history in the nineteenth century and describes the complex impact of the Dreyfus affair on French Jewry. It looks at the first ... More


From Admission Ticket to Contribution: Remarks on the History of an Apologetic Argument

Yaacov Shavit

in Jewish Contribution to Civilization

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113522
eISBN:
9781800342644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113522.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter probes the delicate balance forged by nineteenth-century German-Jewish intellectuals between an array of desiderata. It analyses Jewish acculturation, Jewish participation and ... More


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