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German Jewish Interwar Migration in a Comparative Perspective: Mandatory Palestine, the United States, and Great Britain

Hagit Lavsky

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/9780199793495.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter presents an essay which examines the history of German Jewish migration in the interwar decades of the 20th century. It argues for a measure of German Jewishness based on global group ... More


Creativity under constraints: The beginning of film translation in Mandatory Palestine

Rachel Weissbrod

in The Translation of Films, 1900-1950

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266434
eISBN:
9780191884191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266434.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter addresses film translation into Hebrew in Mandatory Palestine, from the 1920s to the 1940s, when silent films were gradually replaced by talkies and the need for translation increased. ... More


Healing the Land and the Nation: Malaria and the Zionist Project in Palestine, 1920-1947

Sandra M. Sufian

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226779355
eISBN:
9780226779386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226779386.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book traces the relationships between disease, hygiene, politics, geography, and nationalism in British Mandatory Palestine between the world wars. Taking up the case of malaria control in ... More


Zionism, Israel, and the Middle East

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/9780199793495.003.0013
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter includes a selection of book reviews on the topics of Zionism, Israel, and the Middle East. The first book reviewed provides a critical analysis of contemporary Israeli and Jewish ... More


Introduction

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/9780804787062.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter surveys some studies of electrification and presents the novelty of the present study: first, attention to a colonial setting rather than a focus on a core industrialized country and, ... More


Settlement houses and the emergence of social work in Mandatory Palestine

John Gal and Yehudit Avnir

in The Settlement House Movement Revisited: A Transnational History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447354239
eISBN:
9781447354246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354239.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The two settlement houses established in Mandatory Palestine were part of efforts by Jewish social workers to both address poverty among immigrant populations and to strengthen their integration into ... More


Jewish Contiguities and the Soundtrack of Israeli History

Assaf Shelleg

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199354948
eISBN:
9780199354962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199354948.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

Jewish Contiguities and the Soundtrack of Israeli History revolutionizes the study of modern Israeli art music by tracking the surprising itineraries of Jewish art music in the move from Europe to ... More


Fighting Partition, Saving Mount Scopus: The Pragmatic Binationalism of D.W. Senator (1930–1949)

Adi Livny

in Textual Transmission in Contemporary Jewish Cultures

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197516485
eISBN:
9780197516515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197516485.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religious Studies

In March 1948, David Werner Senator, the administrative director of the Hebrew University, wrote a letter to a colleague, Akiba Ernst Simon, who was in New York at the time. After describing the ... More


History of Universities: Volume XXVIII/2

Mordechai Feingold (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198743651
eISBN:
9780191803826
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743651.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This volume of the History of Universities contains the the usual mix of scholarly chapters and book review chapters. The volume provides a combination of original research and reference material. ... More


Between National Community and Class Solidarity

Jonathan Preminger

in Labor in Israel: Beyond Nationalism and Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501717123
eISBN:
9781501717130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501717123.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Chapter 13 expands on the idea of incongruence between political community and labor force by presenting a historical overview of the relationship between Israel and the Palestinians in the field of ... More


The Dry Man of Europe—Ottoman Prohibition against British Domination

Mark Lawrence Schrad

in Smashing the Liquor Machine: A Global History of Prohibition

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190841577
eISBN:
9780197523322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190841577.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

Chapter 8 examines temperance and prohibition history within the Ottoman Empire and secular Turkey. Drinking and viticulture were widespread throughout the empire, though the trade was often in the ... More


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