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 Introduction: To Become a Nation of “Jewish Culture”

Arieh Bruce Saposnik

in Becoming Hebrew: The Creation of a Jewish National Culture in Ottoman Palestine

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331219
eISBN:
9780199868100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331219.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explains the book's central foci—the ways in which Zionism's vision of a new Hebrew nation was translated into the concrete institutions, practices, and rituals that generated a national ... More


Barricades and Banners: The Revolution of 1905 and the Transformation of Warsaw Jewry

Scott Ury

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763837
eISBN:
9780804781046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763837.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book examines the intersection of urban society and modern politics among Jews in turn-of-the-century Warsaw, Europe's largest Jewish center at the time. By focusing on the tumultuous events ... More


Gershon C. Bacon, The Politics of Tradition: Agudat Yisrael in Poland, 1916–1939. Jerusalem: The Magnes Press, 1996. 331 pp.

Alan Mittleman

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry an Annual XV 1999

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195134681
eISBN:
9780199848652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134681.003.0019
Subject:
History, History of Religion

A review of the book, The Politics of Tradition: Agudat Yisrael in Poland, 1916–1939 by Gershon C. Bacon is presented. Students of interwar Polish Jewry, modern Jewish politics and Orthodoxy will ... More


Becoming Hebrew: The Creation of a Jewish National Culture in Ottoman Palestine

Arieh B. Saposnik

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331219
eISBN:
9780199868100
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331219.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Becoming Hebrew is a study of the ways in which a Zionist national culture was generated in the Jewish Yishuv (prestate community) of Palestine between 1900 and 1914. The book addresses ... 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


Jewish Rights, National Rites: Nationalism and Autonomy in Late Imperial and Revolutionary Russia

Simon Rabinovitch

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804792493
eISBN:
9780804793032
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804792493.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book examines the movement for nonterritorial autonomy that swept through Jewish politics in late imperial and revolutionary Russia. Jewish autonomism began around the turn of the twentieth ... More


A Taste for “the Things of Heaven”: Cleansing Music of Politics

Kálra Móricz

in Jewish Identities: Nationalism, Racism, and Utopianism in Twentieth-Century Music

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520250888
eISBN:
9780520933682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250888.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Though he left it incomplete, Schoenberg never gave up Jakobsleiter, the Balzacian/Swedenborgian rise to heaven and Strindbergian struggle for faith of which stayed central to the composer's ... More


Hannah Arendt's Political Engagements

Seyla Benhabib

in Thinking in Dark Times: Hannah Arendt on Ethics and Politics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230754
eISBN:
9780823235858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230754.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines three episodes in Arendt's political life and considers her own political engagements as they illuminate her conception of political agency. It ... More


Overlapping Diasporas

Alex Lubin

in Geographies of Liberation: The Making of an Afro-Arab Political Imaginary

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469612881
eISBN:
9781469615318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469612881.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the formation of an African American diasporic imagination that was deeply influenced by Jewish diasporic politics and European Jewish Zionism. Beginning in the 1860s, African ... More


History and the Social Sciences

Ewa Morawska

in Ethnicity and Beyond: Theories and Dilemmas of Jewish Group Demarcation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199793495
eISBN:
9780190254667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199793495.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter presents a number of reviews of books in the fields of history and social science. Topics covered in the first few books reviewed include the emigration of Jews from the Russian Empire; ... More


Introduction

Joshua Teplitsky

in Prince of the Press: How One Collector Built History's Most Enduring and Remarkable Jewish Library

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300234909
eISBN:
9780300241136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300234909.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This introductory chapter provides a background of David Oppenheim and his Jewish library. At the core of Oppenheim's identity and activity as a rabbi, intellectual, and communal leader stood his ... More


Prince of the Press: How One Collector Built History's Most Enduring and Remarkable Jewish Library

Joshua Teplitsky

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300234909
eISBN:
9780300241136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300234909.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

David Oppenheim (1664–1736), chief rabbi of Prague in the early eighteenth century, built an unparalleled collection of Jewish books and manuscripts, all of which have survived and are housed in the ... More


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