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Introduction

Derek J. Penslar

in Jews and the Military: A History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691138879
eISBN:
9781400848577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691138879.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of Jewish involvement in the military. From the beginnings of conscription in the late 1700s until the end of the Second World War, military service was ... More


French Discourses on Exorbitant Jewish Memory

Carolyn J. Dean

in Aversion and Erasure: The Fate of the Victim After the Holocaust

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780801449444
eISBN:
9780801460333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449444.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the general effort of French intellectuals after the 1980s to define victims and the experience of victimization in a new cultural context. Among many scholars and critics in ... More


Jewish Liturgical Memory and the Non-Jew: Past Realities and Future Possibilities

Ruth Langer

in Jewish Theology and World Religions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764098
eISBN:
9781800340190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764098.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter examines the power and construction of Jewish memory as well as the image of the religious Other in Jewish liturgy, which has been so heavily conditioned by adversarial biblical ... More


Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 20: Making Holocaust Memory

Gabriel N. Finder, Natalia Aleksiun, and Antony Polonsky (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113058
eISBN:
9781800342613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113058.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Although the reconciliation of Jewish and Polish memories of the Holocaust is the central issue in contemporary Polish–Jewish relations, this is the first attempt to examine these divisive memories ... More


The Surfeit of Jewish Memory

Carolyn J. Dean

in Aversion and Erasure: The Fate of the Victim After the Holocaust

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780801449444
eISBN:
9780801460333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449444.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the so-called surfeit of Jewish memory, which is articulated primarily as an argument about how Jewish memory exemplifies a pathological cultural attachment to having been or ... More


Book Reviews: Jewish History and Jewish Memory: Essays in Honor of Yosef Hayim Yerushalmi

John M. Carlebach (ed.)

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 14: Focusing on Jews in the Polish Borderlands

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774693
eISBN:
9781800340718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774693.003.0029
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter briefly reviews a volume of essays, entitled Jewish History and Jewish Memory: Essays in Honor of Yosef Hayim Yerushalmi. It provides thumbnail descriptions of some of the articles that ... More


Memento Mori: Photographs from the Grave

Gabriel N. Finder and Judith R. Cohen

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 20: Making Holocaust Memory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113058
eISBN:
9781800342613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113058.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter analyzes photographs taken by Jews returning to Poland immediately after the war when they excavated and reburied the corpses of their loved ones and friends. It describes the snapshots ... More


“Driven from Their Home”: Jewish Displacement and Musical Memory in the 1948 Movie Long Is the Road

Joshua S. Walden

in Dislocated Memories: Jews, Music, and Postwar German Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199367481
eISBN:
9780199367504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199367481.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

This chapter uses the Yiddish film by Israel Beker Long is the Road (1948; Lang ist der Weg/Lang iz der Weg) to discuss Jewish survivors’ dislocation. As the film reveals, displacement bridges ... More


Introduction

Jeremy Cohen

in Rethinking European Jewish History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113560
eISBN:
9781800342651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113560.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the field of Jewish history that has developed in relation to the experiences of the Jews, including the matter and manner that historians study it. It explains the history of ... More


Conclusion

Hannah Pollin-Galay

in Ecologies of Witnessing: Language, Place, and Holocaust Testimony

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300226041
eISBN:
9780300235531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300226041.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The Conclusion coalesces the chapter themes—interviewing genre, family, enemies, language, and place—in relation to one another, and to the question of the Holocaust as catastrophe, as ... More


A Woman’s Life

Shulamit S. Magnus

in A Woman's Life: Pauline Wengeroff and Memoirs of a Grandmother

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764524
eISBN:
9781800340459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764524.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This epilogue recounts how, terrified of anti-Jewish violence, Pauline Wengeroff died, ‘lonely and miserable’, in Minsk in 1916, at the age of 83, in the midst of the First World War and a ... More


Aversion and Erasure: The Fate of the Victim After the Holocaust

Carolyn J. Dean

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780801449444
eISBN:
9780801460333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449444.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book offers a bold account of how the Holocaust's status as humanity's most terrible example of evil has shaped contemporary discourses about victims in the West. Popular and scholarly attention ... More


Japheth in the Tents of Shem: The Reception of the Classical Heritage in Modern Hebrew Culture

Yaacov Shavit

in Athens in Jerusalem: Classical Antiquity and Hellenism in the Making of the Modern Secular Jew

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774259
eISBN:
9781800340879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774259.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

This chapter considers the Jewish discovery of classical antiquity. No matter what the Jewish response was to the driving forces behind the vital presence of the ‘ideal of Greece’, this ideal became ... More


Epilogue

Carolyn J. Dean

in Aversion and Erasure: The Fate of the Victim After the Holocaust

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780801449444
eISBN:
9780801460333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449444.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter summarizes key themes and presents some final thoughts. This book has focused on critics' effort to return to an empirical history of injury deemed overwhelmed by memory, itself related ... More


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