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Autonomy and Its Discontents: The Austrian Jewish Congress Movement, 1917–1918

Ezra Mendelsohn

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry: XII: Literary Strategies: Jewish Texts and Contexts

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112030
eISBN:
9780199854608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112030.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter focuses on the discussion of the efforts of Austrian Jewry, during the First World War, to form a united front—initially by establishing a central representative body and subsequently ... More


Independent States and Unfulfilled Expectations

Simon Rabinovitch

in Jewish Rights, National Rites: Nationalism and Autonomy in Late Imperial and Revolutionary Russia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804792493
eISBN:
9780804793032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804792493.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

As discussed in the book’s final chapter, Jewish claims to national minority rights made their way to the Versailles Conference’s deliberations and eventual treaties, and the question of collective ... More


Jews in Lithuania between the Two World Wars

Antony Polonsky

in Jews in Poland and Russia: A Short History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764395
eISBN:
9781800340763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764395.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter addresses the position of Jews in Lithuania between the two world wars. Although the history of inter-war Lithuania reveals many political failures, it is clear that, even during the ... More


The Jewish Community in the Grand Duchy of Poznań under Prussian Rule, 1815–1848

Sophia Kemlein

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 14: Focusing on Jews in the Polish Borderlands

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774693
eISBN:
9781800340718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774693.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines the effects of Prussian legal and administrative practices on the Jewish communities in the Grand Duchy of Poznań, and how these communities responded to the changing situation. ... More


Jewish Autonomy in Inter-WarLithuania: An Interview withYudl Mark

Dov Levin

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 14: Focusing on Jews in the Polish Borderlands

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774693
eISBN:
9781800340718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774693.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter presents an interview with Yudl Mark, focusing on the problems inherent in the autonomous experiment in Lithuania. Mark was a young Folkist politician who later became an important ... More


Shmuel A. Arthur Cygielman Jewish Autonomy in Poland and Lithuania until 1648

Gary Fitelberg

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 15: Focusing on Jewish Religious Life, 1500-1900

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774716
eISBN:
9781800340725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774716.003.0032
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter details a collection of documents on Jewish autonomy in Poland and Lithuania in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. This collection is an English translation of the last section of ... More


Hybrid with What? The Relationship between Jewish Culture and Other People’s Cultures

Moshe Rosman

in How Jewish is Jewish History?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113348
eISBN:
9781800340817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113348.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines some problems posed by the Jewish pluralism paradigm. With regard to the metasolution of influence, there is a firm article of faith shared by practically all of today's Judaica ... More


Creating a New Jewish Nation: The Vilna Education Society and Secular Yiddish Education in Interwar Vilna

Jordana De Bloeme

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 30: Jewish Education in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764500
eISBN:
9781800343429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764500.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the emergence of the Vilna Education Society from the peculiar situation of the war and the subsequent incorporation of Vilna into Poland. It demonstrates the Vilna Education ... More


The Bund and the Jewish Fraction of the Polish Workers’ Party in Poland after 1945

Bożena Szaynok and Gwido Zlatkes

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 13: Focusing on the Holocaust and its Aftermath

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774600
eISBN:
9781800340701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774600.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores the General Jewish Workers' Union, the Bund, which was established in Vilna in 1897. After the Bolshevik Revolution, the Bund in the USSR was forcibly united with the Communist ... More


A Missionary for History: Essays in Honor of Simon Dubnow

Kristi Groberg and Avraham Greenbaum (eds)

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 16: Focusing on Jewish Popular Culture and Its Afterlife

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774730
eISBN:
9781800340732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774730.003.0032
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter reviews A Missionary for History: Essays in Honor of Simon Dubnow, which was edited by Kristi Groberg and Avraham Greenbaum. The most useful cluster of essays in this volume is the trio ... More


Introduction

Yaron Harel

in Intrigue and Revolution: Chief Rabbis in Aleppo, Baghdad, and Damascus 1744–1914

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113874
eISBN:
9781800340237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113874.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the rabbinate, particularly the chief rabbis, in the Jewish communities of the Ottoman Empire. There is a widely held conception that, throughout ... More


Epilogue

Yaron Harel

in Intrigue and Revolution: Chief Rabbis in Aleppo, Baghdad, and Damascus, 1774-1914

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113874
eISBN:
9781800340237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113874.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This epilogue studies how the Young Turk Revolution further weakened both Jewish autonomy within the Ottoman Empire and, along with growing secularization, the official recognition and legal ... More


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