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Discovering the Nation: Nathan Birnbaum and Early Viennese Jewish Nationalism, 1882–90

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/9780804778732.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Nathan Birnbaum was born on May 16, 1864 in Vienna, Austria. His parents, Menachem Mendel Birnbaum and Miriam Seelenfreund Birnbaum, and his wife, Rosa Korngut, all belonged to the same generation of ... More


New Conflicts, New Directions: Birnbaum's New Nationalist Course and the Arrival of Herzl

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/9780804778732.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

In the last years of the nineteenth century, Nathan Birnbaum was already a prominent figure in the Zionist movement in Vienna. In addition to leading the Kadimah Society, Birnbaum published a ... More


The Origins of an Orthodox Ideologue: World War I and the Turn to Religion

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/9780804778732.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

In 1917, Nathan Birnbaum published a short booklet called Divrei ha-oylim (Words of the Ascenders). The booklet signaled Birnbaum's religious conversion—to Orthodoxy. This unexpected turn can be ... More


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

Jess Olson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778732
eISBN:
9780804785006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778732.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book explores the life and thought of one of the most important but least known figures in early Zionism, Nathan Birnbaum. Now remembered mainly for his coinage of the word “Zionism,” Birnbaum ... More


The Eastward Gaze: The 1907 Elections and the Yiddish Language Conference

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/9780804778732.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

In 1907, Nathan Birnbaum was one of twenty Jewish nationalists who campaigned in the election for a seat in the lower house of the Reichsrat in Austria. Three years before that, Birnbaum had ... More


At Home in the Fold: Birnbaum, the Agudath Israel, and Orthodox Jewish Politics

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/9780804778732.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Nathan Birnbaum first traveled to the United States in 1908. He went there again in 1921 with the same purpose: to raise awareness and funds for a larger European political project that most American ... 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


The Final Ascent: Der Aufstieg, Der Ruf, and Roads Not Taken in Interwar Orthodoxy

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/9780804778732.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

After his rapid rise in Agudath Israel, Nathan Birnbaum distanced himself from its activities and policies and instead pursued an independent line until his death in 1937. Although Birnbaum continued ... More


Introduction

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/9780804778732.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Nathan Birnbaum, the German-speaking cultural Zionist who coined the term “Zionism”, is known for his commitment to Jewish nationalism. One of the first Zionists, Birnbaum organized the 1908 Yiddish ... More


Epilogue: Another Teshuvah

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/9780804778732.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

In his lifetime, Nathan Birnbaum never wavered in his belief that the Jewish ancestral homeland is the ultimate solution to the troubled life of Jews in exile. He devoted his last years to fervent ... More


Jess Olson, Nathan Birnbaum and Jewish Modernity: Architect of Zionism, Yiddishism and Orthodoxy. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2013. 390 pp.

David Weinberg

in A Club of Their Own: Jewish Humorists and the Contemporary World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190646127
eISBN:
9780190646158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190646127.003.0028
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter reviews Jess Olson’s Nathan Birnbaum and Jewish Modernity: Architect of Zionism, Yiddishism and Orthodoxy, which attempts to rescue an important figure in modern Jewish history from ... More


Max Diamant and Jewish Diaspora Nationalism in the Bukovina⋆

in From Vienna to Chicago and Back: Essays on Intellectual History and Political Thought in Europe and America

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226776361
eISBN:
9780226776385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226776385.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter presents a discussion on Jewish diaspora nationalism in the Bukovina. Czernowitz became a significant center of Jewish diaspora nationalism. Nathan Birnbaum was the principal organizer ... More


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