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“I Started to Get Smart, Not to Have So Many Children”: The American Jewish Community and the Early Years of the Birth Control Movement

Melissa R. Klapper

in Ballots, Babies, and Banners of Peace: American Jewish Women's Activism, 1890-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748947
eISBN:
9780814749463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748947.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter establishes the continuities and new directions in Jewish women's activism during the 1920s, when increasing numbers of Jewish women worked for broader feminist agenda. Even before the ... More


The Revival of French Jewry in Post-Holocaust France: Challenges and Opportunities

David Weinberg

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/9781479835041.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter emphasizes the organizational will that arose from the devastation of France’s religious and lay leadership. By virtue of having survived the Holocaust in France, and being also at the ... 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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