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Before the Storm: Jewish Doctors in the Kaiserreich and Weimar Republic

John M. Efron

in Medicine and the German Jews: A History

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300083774
eISBN:
9780300133592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300083774.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses how the Jewish doctor was vilified as a medical outsider, denounced for his charlatanism and his reliance on practical experimentation. He was accused of not being grounded in ... More


Haskalah and Healing: Jewish Medicine in the Age of Enlightenment

John M. Efron

in Medicine and the German Jews: A History

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300083774
eISBN:
9780300133592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300083774.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the first appearance of the modern Jewish doctor in the eighteenth century. These were men who took up the cause of Jewish health, their aim being to alleviate the medical lot ... More


Beatrix: Bystander

Kristen Renwick Monroe

in Ethics in an Age of Terror and Genocide: Identity and Moral Choice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151373
eISBN:
9781400840366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151373.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This chapter presents a narrative interview with Tony's cousin, a woman called “Beatrix.” Since the two are related, Beatrix shared many background characteristics with Tony, and she spent much time ... More


Victorian and Edwardian Jewish Doctors

John Cooper

in Pride Versus Prejudice: Jewish Doctors and Lawyers in England, 1890-1990

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774877
eISBN:
9781800340053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774877.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses Jewish doctors of the Victorian and Edwardian period, demonstrating why there were so few of them in England in comparison with their numbers in Continental Europe. If Jews ... More


Jewish Refugee Doctors

John Cooper

in Pride Versus Prejudice: Jewish Doctors and Lawyers in England, 1890-1990

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774877
eISBN:
9781800340053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774877.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on Jewish refugee doctors. With the advent of the Nazis to power in Germany in 1933, the harassment of Jewish professionals intensified and there began an exodus of Jewish ... More


Jewish Consultants after the Second World War

John Cooper

in Pride Versus Prejudice: Jewish Doctors and Lawyers in England, 1890-1990

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774877
eISBN:
9781800340053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774877.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores Jewish consultants after the Second World War. In the years immediately after the Second World War, there was a shortage of places in British medical schools, and in the intense ... More


Pride Versus Prejudice: Jewish Doctors and Lawyers in England, 1890-1990

John Cooper

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774877
eISBN:
9781800340053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774877.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book chronologically details the lives and professional experiences of Jewish professional figures, demonstrating the obstacles they faced and the status they achieved. The book begins by ... More


Doctors and Surgeons

Ariel Toaff

in Love, Work and Death: Jewish Life in Medieval Umbria

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774198
eISBN:
9781800340954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774198.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on Jewish doctors and surgeons in Umbrian communes in the late Middle Ages. Public records, notarial deeds, and contracts in Hebrew and Latin all bear witness to the presence and ... More


Conclusion

John Cooper

in Pride Versus Prejudice: Jewish Doctors and Lawyers in England, 1890-1990

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774877
eISBN:
9781800340053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774877.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This concluding chapter summarizes the book's findings on the history of the entry of Jews into the medical and legal professions. During the late Victorian age and the Edwardian era, it was possible ... More


Introduction

John Cooper

in Pride Versus Prejudice: Jewish Doctors and Lawyers in England, 1890-1990

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774877
eISBN:
9781800340053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774877.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the history of the entry of Jews into the medical and legal professions. In surveying this history, there are many factors to consider. Among them is ... More


‘Can we distinguish the sheep from the wolves?’:1 Émigrés, Allies, and the Reconstruction of Germany

Jessica Reinisch

in The Perils of Peace: The Public Health Crisis in Occupied Germany

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199660797
eISBN:
9780191748295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660797.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter looks at members of the German medical professions in war-time exile, and contrasts British, American, French and Soviet responses to their requests to assist in the rebuilding of ... More


Tsadikim and Physicians

Marek Tuszewicki

in A Frog Under the Tongue: Jewish Folk Medicine in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781906764982
eISBN:
9781800853027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764982.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the role of tsadikim and how the Jews viewed physicians. The Jewish population of eastern Europe was caught in the middle of a conflict between traditional treatments, ... More


Abraham Samuel Schwartz

in Sanctuary in the Wilderness: A Critical Introduction to American Hebrew Poetry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762939
eISBN:
9780804779104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762939.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter analyzes the poetry of Abraham Samuel Schwartz, who, unlike other American Hebrew poets, was a medical doctor by profession, with a busy general practice in the Jewish neighborhoods of ... More


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