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Simkhe Plakhte: From ‘Folklore’ to Literary Artefact

Seth L. Wolitz

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/9781874774730.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter evaluates the Polish Jewish folk motif and figure of Simkhe Plakhte. This topic deserves closer attention because of its wide popularity and extensive literary reworking among Polish ... More


The Death of an Idea: Political, Historical, and Poetic Visions of Hasidism

Marcin Wodziński

in Haskalah and Hasidism in the Kingdom of Poland: A History of Conflict

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113089
eISBN:
9781800341029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113089.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter addresses the ideological crisis among Polish Jewish integrationists at the start of the twentieth century. One of the signs of departure from the old ideological line was the rapidly ... More


Introduction

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/9781904113409.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter reviews the Jewish cultural innovation and self-definition in early twentieth-century France that highlights the complex and ambivalent nature of Jewish grappling with the issue of ... More


Mordechai Gebirtig: The Folk Song and the Cabaret Song

Natan Gross

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/9781874774730.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter details how Mordechai Gebirtig engraved his name on the history of Jewish cabaret in Poland between the wars. Every singer had his songs in his or her repertoire. These songs spread from ... More


Szlagiery starej Warszawy: Śpiewnik andrusowski

Stanisław Wielanek

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/9781874774730.003.0038
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter describes Stanisław Wielanek's Szlagiery starej Warszawy: Śpiewnik andrusowski (Hits of Old Warsaw: A Songbook of the Streetwise). Wielanek is the leader of Kapela Warszawska, a street ... More


Anthropoids from the Middle Ages to Renaissance Italy

Moshe Idel

in Kabbalah in Italy, 1280-1510: A Survey

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300126266
eISBN:
9780300155877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300126266.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter deals with two different forms of the artificial anthropoids discussed in medieval and Renaissance literature. This topic is crucial for an understanding of Jewish esotericism in ... More


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