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Masaryk and Czech Jewry: The Ambiguities of Friendship

Hillel J. Kieval

in Languages of Community: The Jewish Experience in the Czech Lands

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520214101
eISBN:
9780520921160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520214101.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the ambivalent relationship between Masaryk's Realists and the Czech-Jewish movement and attempts to explain the uneasiness felt by Czech nationalists toward the Czech-Jewish ... More


Life After Death: The Social Sources Alinean F. Segal

Alan F. Segal

in The Resurrection: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Resurrection of Jesus

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269854
eISBN:
9780191600517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269854.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The paper sketches the history of expressions of resurrection in biblical thought. Particularly important for the development of the notion of resurrection are Jewish millennialist movements like ... More


Jabotinsky Encounters Polish Jewish Youth

Daniel Kupfert Heller

in Jabotinsky's Children: Polish Jews and the Rise of Right-Wing Zionism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174754
eISBN:
9781400888627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174754.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter details Vladimir Jabotinsky's first encounter with Polish Jewish youth, during a last-ditch effort in 1927 to gain supporters for his political organization, the Union of Revisionist ... More


Rupture and Renaissance: The Jewish Renaissance Movement and the Ahad Ha'am Affair

in Nathan Birnbaum and Jewish Modernity: Architect of Zionism, Yiddishism, and Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778732
eISBN:
9780804785006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778732.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

For reasons only he knew, Nathan Birnbaum resigned as secretary general of the Political Action Committee of the World Zionist Organization in 1899, essentially cutting his formal ties to Theodor ... More


Toward a History of American Jews and the Russian Revolutionary Movement

Tony Michels

in A Century of Transnationalism: Immigrants and Their Homeland Connections

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040443
eISBN:
9780252098864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040443.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines the transnational connections between socialists during the four-decade era of mass Jewish immigration from Russia to the United States. It focuses on New York City, where a ... More


Introduction: The Jewish-Socialist Nexus

Tony Michels

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/9780814757437.003.0066
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This introductory chapter traces the history of Jewish socialism, by first pinpointing its genesis in the 1880s with the birth of the Jewish labor movement. The movement arose from the masses of ... More


The Neighbors' Melodies: The Politics of Music in War and Revolution

James Loeffler

in The Most Musical Nation: Jews and Culture in the Late Russian Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300137132
eISBN:
9780300162943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300137132.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter examines how Russian Jewish culture began to unravel from within as early as the first years of World War I, beginning with a now classic ideological debate over the very Jewishness of ... More


Moshe Mishkinsky (1917–1998)

Joshua D. Zimmerman

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 15: Focusing on Jewish Religious Life, 1500-1900

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774716
eISBN:
9781800340725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774716.003.0047
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter commemorates Moshe Mishkinsky. Mishkinsky was one of the premier scholars of the history of the Jewish labour movement. Born in Białystok in 1917, Mishkinsky emigrated to Palestine at ... More


Ex-Jew, Eternal Jew: Early Representations of the Jewish Spinoza

Daniel B. Schwartz

in The First Modern Jew: Spinoza and the History of an Image

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142913
eISBN:
9781400842261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142913.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter analyzes the “prehistory” of the Jewish rehabilitation of Spinoza, exploring how his Jewish origins figured in fashioning him into a cultural symbol among non-Jews first. It traces his ... More


“Yiddish Is My Homeland”: Jewish Anarchists in New York City

Kenyon Zimmer

in Immigrants against the State: Yiddish and Italian Anarchism in America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039386
eISBN:
9780252097430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039386.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter explores how Eastern European Jews migrated to the United States. More than half made their homes in New York City, where Yiddish-speaking anarchist and socialist movements emerged from ... More


A Bomb in the Heart of the Empire

Avi Shilon

in Menachem Begin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300162356
eISBN:
9780300189032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300162356.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

In September 1945, the Haganah, Etzel, and Lehi discussed the creation of a common resistance movement. Despite Menachem Begin's refusal to merge Etzel with the Haganah, the Jewish Resistance ... More


Late Antiquity

Robert Chazan

in Refugees or Migrants: Pre-Modern Jewish Population Movement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300218572
eISBN:
9780300240627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218572.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter considers Jewish population movement from late antiquity through the end of the eighteenth century, with a focus on often-neglected voluntary Jewish relocation; it offers a balanced ... More


Languages of Community: The Jewish Experience in the Czech Lands

Hillel J. Kieval

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/9781874774730.003.0030
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores Hillel J. Kieval's book, Languages of Community: The Jewish Experience in the Czech Lands. Kieval's Languages of Community demonstrates that the development of the community of ... More


The Contemporary Jewish Food Movement in North America: A Report from the Field(s)

Andrea Most

in Jews and Their Foodways

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190265427
eISBN:
9780190461935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190265427.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the Jewish food movement in North America. The movement comprises a loosely organized group of food, social justice, agricultural, and environmental organizations, initiatives, ... More


Ezra Mendelsohn: 26 October 1940 — 13 May 2015

Antony Polonsky

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 30: Jewish Education in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764500
eISBN:
9781800343429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764500.003.0026
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter provides the obituary for Ezra Mendelsohn, who died of cancer in May 2015 and was one of the pioneers of the rediscovery of the Polish Jewish past. It talks about Mendelsohn as a ... More


Introduction

Michael R. Cohen

in The Birth of Conservative Judaism: Solomon Schechter's Disciples and the Creation of an American Religious Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156356
eISBN:
9780231526777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156356.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's purpose, namely to explain the emergence of Conservative Judaism as the third movement in American Jewish life, after Orthodox and Reform, in the ... More


Reflections on ‘Culture Mavens’ from an Australian Jewish Perspective

Suzanne D. Rutland

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/9781904113461.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter seeks to explain Australian Jewish cultural patterns in the light of the narrative of the social and historical context that has developed in America discussed in Chapter 10. It ... More


Return Westward

Robert Chazan

in Refugees or Migrants: Pre-Modern Jewish Population Movement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300218572
eISBN:
9780300240627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218572.003.0010
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter details Jewish voluntary population movement back toward the west. This movement took place in two stages, as the states of northwestern Europe, especially the Protestant states, began ... More


Epilogue

Robert Chazan

in Refugees or Migrants: Pre-Modern Jewish Population Movement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300218572
eISBN:
9780300240627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218572.003.0011
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter summarizes key themes and presents some final thoughts. Jews have relocated regularly over the ages, becoming an unusually mobile human community. The common view, grounded in the Hebrew ... More


Yisrael Gutman, The Jews of Warsaw 1939-1943: Ghetto, Underground, Revolt. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. 1982. Pp. 487.

Edward D. Wynot Jr.

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 1: Poles and Jews: Renewing the Dialogue

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113171
eISBN:
9781800340589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113171.003.0049
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter reviews Yisrael Gutman's The Jews of Warsaw 1939–1943: Ghetto, Underground, Revolt (1982). Yisrael Gutman, Professor of Jewish History at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Director ... More


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