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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


The Jewish Contribution to (Multicultural) Civilization

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/9781904113348.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores the Jewish ‘contribution discourse’. It argues that this discourse was a sign of Jewish unease, frustration, and fear in the face of indicators that, despite Jews' ‘good faith’ ... More


German-Jewish Literature and Culture and the Field of German-Jewish Studies

Mark H. Gelber

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/9781904113522.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter delineates the parameters of developments and relationships to the 'Jewish contribution discourse'. It notes the marginality of Jewish culture in present-day Germany that has enabled the ... More


‘Jewish Contribution to Civilization’ and its Implications for Notions of ‘Jewish Superiority’ in the Modern Period

Richard I. Cohen

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/9781904113522.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter reviews the landmarks of Jewish historiography from Simone Luzzatto to Jacob Katz, while giving special attention to the nexus between notions of 'Jewish contribution' and 'Jewish ... More


Introduction

Jeremy Cohen

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/9781904113522.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter investigates the idea of the 'Jewish contribution' that was borne on Jews, non-Jews, and the interaction between them in modern times, from the seventeenth century to the present. It ... More


Day of Gladness or Day of Madness? Modern Discussions of the Ancient Sabbath

Elliott Horowitz

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/9781904113522.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the sabbath, which serves as an illuminating test case for the dynamic and complexity of the 'Jewish contribution' debate. It reviews the works of Jewish apologists and ... More


Introduction

Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern

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

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300137316
eISBN:
9780300156072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300137316.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is about the Jewish contribution to Ukrainian culture. The book analyzes the works and careers of five Ukrainian poets of Jewish ... More


Epilogue

Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern

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

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300137316
eISBN:
9780300156072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300137316.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on Jewish contributions to Ukrainian culture. It explains that the five Ukrainian poets of Jewish descent in this study—Hryts'ko Kernerenko, Ivan ... More


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