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Jews in Eastern Europe and Russia since the End of Communism

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/9781906764395.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter highlights how the collapse of communism in eastern Europe and the Soviet Union initiated a new period in the history of the Jews in the area. Poland was now a fully sovereign country, ... More


The Media and the Arts

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/9781904113409.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on the expansion of the Jewish press, the development of a lively Jewish art and music scene, and the strengthening of the interfaith movement. It discloses the creation of a ... More


Yiddish in the Aftermath: Speech Community and Cultural Continuity in Displaced Persons Camps

Miriam Isaacs

in Jewishness: Expression, Identity and Representation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113454
eISBN:
9781800340336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113454.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter looks at the experience of survivors in displaced persons (DP) camps as a cultural anomaly, when Yiddish language and literature formed the basis for cultural continuity in the aftermath ... More


French and Jewish: Culture and the Politics of Identity in Early-Twentieth Century France

Nadia Malinovich

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113409
eISBN:
9781800342637
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113409.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This study of Jewish cultural innovation in early twentieth-century France highlights the complexity and ambivalence of Jewish identity and self-definition in the modern world. Following the Dreyfus ... More


Żydzi Lubelszczyzny 1914‒1918

Konrad Zieliński

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/9781874774730.003.0034
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines Konrad Zieliński's Żydzi Lubelszczyzny 1914-1918 (Jews of the Lublin Region 1914-1918). Zieliński focuses on the period of the First World War and its influence on the Jews ... More


Post-Holocaust Book Restitutions: How One State Agency Helped Revive Republican Franco-Judaism

Lisa Moses Leff

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/9781479835041.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines the work of the restitution agency called the Sous-Commission des livres, the arm of the Commission de récupération artistique that handled the restitution of the estimated ten ... More


Visualizing and Exhibiting Jewish Space and History

Richard I. Cohen (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199934249
eISBN:
9780190254704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199934249.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book examines the visual revolution that has overtaken Jewish cultural life in the 20th century onwards, with special attention given to the evolution of Jewish museums. The book treats various ... More


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