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American Law, Jewish Solidarity

Libby Garland

in After They Closed the Gates: Jewish Illegal Immigration to the United States, 1921-1965

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226122458
eISBN:
9780226122595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226122595.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores how established Jewish organizations confronted the legal conundrums the quota laws posed. It examines Jewish leaders’ responses to the illegal immigration of Jews over the ... More


After They Closed the Gates: Jewish Illegal Immigration to the United States, 1921-1965

Libby Garland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226122458
eISBN:
9780226122595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226122595.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Stolen Borders tells the history of the Jewish illegal immigration occasioned by the nation-based, restrictive immigration quotas implemented by federal laws passed in 1921 and 1924. A chaotic ... More


Abolishing the Quotas

Libby Garland

in After They Closed the Gates: Jewish Illegal Immigration to the United States, 1921-1965

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226122458
eISBN:
9780226122595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226122595.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Holocaust, the establishment of the state of Israel, the Cold War, postwar American prosperity and the American civil rights movement all recast debates about race, immigration, and law. Chapter ... More


Setting the Stage before Conflict

Louis A. Fishman

in Jews and Palestinians in the Late Ottoman Era, 1908-1914: Claiming the Homeland

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474453998
eISBN:
9781474480758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474453998.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter looks at the history of Ottoman Palestine from the late 18th century up to the 1908 Young Turk Revolution, focusing on the historic ties to the land of both Palestinians and Jews. It ... More


From Wandering Jew to Immigrant Ethnic: Musealizing Jewish Immigration

Robin Ostow

in Visualizing and Exhibiting Jewish Space and History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199934249
eISBN:
9780190254704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199934249.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines exhibition of Jewish immigration in Jewish museums and immigration museums. These include those exhibitions in museums in western countries with large Jewish populations such as ... More


Smuggling in Jews

Libby Garland

in After They Closed the Gates: Jewish Illegal Immigration to the United States, 1921-1965

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226122458
eISBN:
9780226122595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226122595.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter Three explores the underground of Jewish organizing around migration, namely the profit-driven world of Jewish alien smuggling. Like legitimate Jewish organizations, smuggling rings sought to ... More


Illicit Journeys

Libby Garland

in After They Closed the Gates: Jewish Illegal Immigration to the United States, 1921-1965

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226122458
eISBN:
9780226122595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226122595.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter Four examines Jewish migrants’ experiences with illegal immigration in the years following the quota laws, experiences that show the extent to which illegal immigration to the United States ... More


Colonial Land Policies in Palestine, 1917–1936

Martin Bunton

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199211081
eISBN:
9780191695797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211081.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book focuses on the way in which the Palestine Mandate was part of a broader British imperial administration — a fact often masked by Jewish immigration and land purchase in Palestine. The ... More


Battling Alien Registration

Libby Garland

in After They Closed the Gates: Jewish Illegal Immigration to the United States, 1921-1965

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226122458
eISBN:
9780226122595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226122595.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter Five explores the issue of internal “border control” in the United States during the 1920s and 1930s. It investigates the battles over alien registration laws requiring all non-naturalized ... More


‘If I Forget Thee, Oh Jerusalem!’

Gabriel Sheffer

in Moshe Sharett: Biography of a Political Moderate

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279945
eISBN:
9780191684326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279945.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Toward the end of 1949, the first year of its independence, the Israeli government was forced to deal with menacing developments on both the international and the internal fronts. On the ... More


“Give Up the Illusion of Building a Jewish Homeland” (1936)

Samuel Weiss

in Jewish Radicals: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757437
eISBN:
9780814763469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757437.003.0060
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter is a critique of Zionism in response to the Great Arab Revolt that raged in Palestine between 1936 and 1939. Authored by Socialist Party member Samuel Weiss, the chapter argues that ... More


The First World War and the Shifting Landscape of French Jewry

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/9781904113409.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter highlights the impact of the First World War and the changes in French Jewish society that paved the way for the expansion of Jewish associational and cultural life in the 1920s. It ... More


When Internationalism Stopped Working

Susan Pedersen

in The Guardians: The League of Nations and the Crisis of Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199570485
eISBN:
9780191773709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570485.003.0016
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

No territory was more central to the mandates system than Palestine. Britain had always insisted that its Palestine policy be approved in Geneva, and went to some lengths to secure international ... More


Assembling a Jewish Economy

Ronen Shamir

in Current Flow: The Electrification of Palestine

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804787062
eISBN:
9780804788687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787062.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The main argument of this chapter is that the electric grid participated in the assembly of a Jewish economy, incrementally distinct from both the all-Palestine economy and from a counter-factual ... More


Conclusion – The End of the Experiment: Discourses on Citizenship at the Close of the Mandate

Lauren Banko

in The Invention of Palestinian Citizenship, 1918-1947

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474415507
eISBN:
9781474427074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415507.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter offers further insight on citizenship in Palestine after 1939 and until the end of the mandate in 1948, and the changing levels of the Arabs' political subjectivity. The differences ... More


The Frankaus of London

Todd M. Endelman

in Broadening Jewish History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113010
eISBN:
9781800342606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113010.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter considers the radical assimilation of entire Jewish families as a common occurrence in western and central Europe between the Enlightenment and the Second World War. It analyses drift ... More


American Klezmer: A Brief History

Mark Solbin

in American Klezmer: Its Roots and Offshoots

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520227170
eISBN:
9780520935655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227170.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

The music now known as klezmer took root in the United States during the period of heaviest eastern European Jewish immigration, between 1880 and 1924. Klezmorim migrated from many parts of the ... More


The Co-Construction of Europe as a Jewish Home

Joachim Schlör

in Jews at Home: The Domestication of Identity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113461
eISBN:
9781800340343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113461.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter reflects on the author's experience in Europe where, he reports, the revival of Jewish culture is engineered by non-Jews as well as Jews, and the author ponders the meaning of this ... More


‘A Better Remedy’: Shabtai Rosenne, Ratification of the 1951 Refugee Convention, and the End of Jewish Statelessness

Rotem Giladi

in Jews, Sovereignty, and International Law: Ideology and Ambivalence in Early Israeli Legal Diplomacy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198857396
eISBN:
9780191890215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857396.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Public International Law

Chapter 7 traces the sensibilities that brought Jacob Robinson and Shabtai Rosenne to clash over the Refugee Convention’s ratification. Here they diverged in how they read the Convention’s Jewish ... More


Sovereign Sensibilities and Jewish Refugees: Jacob Robinson and the Drafting of the 1951 Refugee Convention

Rotem Giladi

in Jews, Sovereignty, and International Law: Ideology and Ambivalence in Early Israeli Legal Diplomacy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198857396
eISBN:
9780191890215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857396.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Public International Law

This and the next chapter explore the theme refuge and the ambivalence of Jacob Robinson and Shabtai Rosenne towards the 1951 Refugee Convention. This chapter assesses Robinson’s extensive ... More


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