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Klezmer’s Afterlife: An Ethnography of the Jewish Music Revival in Poland and Germany

Magdalena Waligorska

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199995790
eISBN:
9780199346424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199995790.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Klezmer has been a controversial phenomenon in post-Holocaust Europe, ever since this traditional Jewish wedding music made it to the concert halls and discos of Berlin, Warsaw, Budapest and Prague. ... More


Rafael F. Scharf: Poland, What have I to Do with Thee Essays without Prejudice

Sean Martin

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/9781874774693.003.0038
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter takes a look at Rafael F. Scharf's collection of writings. The writings concern the author's own relationship to Poland, various aspects of the history of the Holocaust, and, the subject ... More


Andrzej Żbikowski Żydzi krakowscy i ich gmina w latach 1869–1919: (Warsaw: Żydowski Instytut Historyczny w Polsce, 1994); pp. 338; English summary

Hanna Kozińska-Witt

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 11: Focusing on Aspects and Experiences of Religion

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774051
eISBN:
9781800340688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774051.003.0023
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on Andrzej Żbikowski's Żydzi krakowscy i ich gmina w latach 1869–1919 (The Jews of Kraków and their Community 1869–1919). In this, a revised form of his 1990 doctoral ... More


A Tale of Two Cities: Warsaw and Kraków

Maurizio Cinquegrani

in Journey to Poland: Documentary Landscapes of the Holocaust

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474403573
eISBN:
9781474453592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403573.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter is divided into two sections addressing documentaries filmed in Warsaw and Kraków respectively. The main focus is on the relationship between fiction and documentary and on the use of ... More


The Refugees outside Ukraine

Adam Teller

in Rescue the Surviving Souls: The Great Jewish Refugee Crisis of the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691161747
eISBN:
9780691199863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161747.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter identifies the two main directions of flight during the Khmelnytsky uprising. One was westward, across the Vistula River, to the large settled communities of Little Poland and Great ... More


The Kraków Jewish Culture Festival

Ruth Ellen Gruber

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/9781874774730.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter describes on the Kraków Festival of Jewish Culture, founded in 1988 by Jewish intellectuals Janusz Makuch and Krzysztof Gierat. The public embrace of Jewish culture in Poland had its ... More


Some Remarks on Leszek Hońdo’s Study of the Old Jewish Cemetery in Kraków

Andrzej Trzciński and Marcin Wodziński

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/9781874774730.003.0027
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter offers some remarks on Leszek Hońdo's study of the old Jewish cemetery in Kraków. For centuries, the old Jewish cemetery in Kraków has attracted the special attention of researchers on ... More


‘In a Place Where There Are No Men’: Before Bais Yaakov

Naomi Seidman

in Sarah Schenirer and the Bais Yaakov Movement: A Revolution in the Name of Tradition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764692
eISBN:
9781800343351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764692.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the circumstances of Kraków Orthodoxy at the beginning of the twentieth century that constitute the background of the emergence of the Bais Yaakov movement. While Kraków is the ... More


‘A New Thing that Our Ancestors Never Imagined’: Beginnings (1917–1924)

Naomi Seidman

in Sarah Schenirer and the Bais Yaakov Movement: A Revolution in the Name of Tradition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764692
eISBN:
9781800343351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764692.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines the first few years of Sarah Schenirer's enterprise, a story one has access to almost solely through her own writings and the legends that surround Bais Yaakov's origins. ... More


Foreword to the 1955 Edition

Naomi Seidman

in Sarah Schenirer and the Bais Yaakov Movement: A Revolution in the Name of Tradition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764692
eISBN:
9781800343351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764692.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter presents Rabbi Shlomo Rotenberg's foreword to the 1955 edition of Sarah Schenirer's Collected Writings. It highlights Schenirer's close collaborators, who helped her create and develop ... More


The Revival of Jewish Life

Jonathan Webber, Chris Schwarz, and Jason Francisco

in Rediscovering Traces of Memory: The Jewish Heritage of Polish Galicia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781786940872
eISBN:
9781800343382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940872.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter talks about the people who are creating and maintaining projects that memorialize both the Jewish life that existed in Polish Galicia for centuries and the enormity of the Holocaust ... More


Die Krakauer Jüdische Reformgemeinde, 1864‒1874

Hanna Kozińska-witt

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 13: Focusing on the Holocaust and its Aftermath

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774600
eISBN:
9781800340701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774600.003.0038
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on Hanna Kozińska-Witt's Die Krakauer Jüdische Reformgemeinde, 1864–1874 (1999), which tackles an extremely important episode in the history of the Galician Jews. Attempts to ... More


Printing the Talmud in Poland in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

Krzysztof Pilarczyk

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/9781874774716.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores Jewish religious print culture in Poland during the second half of the sixteenth century and the first half of the seventeenth centuries. During this period, Jewish printers in ... More


Galicia in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century

Antony Polonsky

in Jews in Poland and Russia: 1881-1914 v. 2

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113836
eISBN:
9781800341067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113836.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter looks at how the politics of Galicia in the second half of the nineteenth century exhibited many specific features which were not to be found in the remaining Polish lands. In the first ... More


Ludwig Gumplowicz’s Programme for the Improvement of the Jewish Situation

Hanna Kozińska-witt

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 12: Focusing on Galicia: Jews, Poles and Ukrainians 1772-1918

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774594
eISBN:
9781800340695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774594.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the works of sociologist Ludwig Gumplowicz. It shows that it was in his Kraków period that Gumplowicz developed the basis for his scholarly world-view and for his thoughts ... More


The Genealogies: Klezmer Music and Its Traditions in Kraków and Berlin

Magdalena Waligórska

in Klezmer’s Afterlife: An Ethnography of the Jewish Music Revival in Poland and Germany

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199995790
eISBN:
9780199346424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199995790.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter introduces the reader to klezmer traditions in Kraków and Berlin, giving a historical overview of the roots and beginnings of the klezmer boom. It sketches the background of the rising ... More


Baptized into Christendom (966–1138)

Robert E. Alvis

in White Eagle, Black Madonna: One Thousand Years of the Polish Catholic Tradition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271702
eISBN:
9780823271757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271702.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Poland’s tenth-century initiation into Christianity helped transform it into an integral component of the western European order. It opened a channel for the cultural resources of Christendom, which ... More


Baptized into Power (1333–1506)

Robert E. Alvis

in White Eagle, Black Madonna: One Thousand Years of the Polish Catholic Tradition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271702
eISBN:
9780823271757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271702.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

King Kazimierz III (1333–70) did much to stabilize and strengthen Poland. In 1378 Poland’s nobles offered the crown to Jogaila, grand duke of Lithuania. As a result, Poland became an agent of ... More


The Gospel and National Greatness (1848–1914)

Robert E. Alvis

in White Eagle, Black Madonna: One Thousand Years of the Polish Catholic Tradition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271702
eISBN:
9780823271757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271702.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Despite a series of failed uprisings, the dream of independence continued to inspire Poles in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The Catholic Church remained an important, if highly ... More


The Twilight of Social Catholicism?: Emmanuel Mounier and Poland’s Catholic Press, 1945–1948

Piotr H. Kosicki

in Catholics on the Barricades: Poland, France, and "Revolution," 1891-1956

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300225518
eISBN:
9780300231489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300225518.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the emerging Catholic press of Communist Poland in the years 1945–1948 (prior to the onset of Stalinism). Their debates transformed Catholic “revolution” from a program of ... More


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