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Fighting the Great Patriotic War

in Music from a Speeding Train: Jewish Literature in Post-Revolution Russia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774437
eISBN:
9780804779043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774437.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

On June 22, 1941, Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union and Adolf Hitler immediately pursued his plan to annihilate the Jews. More than half of the estimated 4 million Jews who lived in ... 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


The Soviet Union, Israel and Soviet Jewry (1964–67)

Joseph Heller

in The United States, the Soviet Union and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1948-67: Superpower Rivalry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526103826
eISBN:
9781526120915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526103826.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The new regime in the Kremlin did not bode well for Israel, as Brezhnev and Kosygin continued to condemn Israel as agent of American imperialism. They gave official backing to the new radical regime ... More


Pioneers and Partisans: An Oral History of Nazi Genocide in Belorussia

Anika Walke

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199335534
eISBN:
9780190251581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199335534.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Among the 800,000 Belorussian Jews killed by the German Nazi regime and local collaborators were parents and other relatives of thousands of young Jews who survived the war. Young girls and boys thus ... More


Introduction

Janice Ross

in Like a Bomb Going Off: Leonid Yakobson and Ballet as Resistance in Soviet Russia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300207637
eISBN:
9780300210644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207637.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This introductory chapter deals with the society that shaped Leonid Yakobson as a rebellious artist during the days of Stalin. Yakobson was born in Saint Petersburg in 1904. A Jew, Yakobson and his ... More


The Great Patriotic War and its aftermath

Lynne Attwood

in Gender and Housing in Soviet Russia: Private Life in a Public Space

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081453
eISBN:
9781781701768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081453.003.0009
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter covers the Great Patriotic War and its aftermath, up to the end of the Stalin era. It also addresses Ogonek and Rabotnitsa and the wartime journal Leningrad. Moscow and Leningrad had ... More


Grief: The Biography of a Holocaust Photograph

David Shneer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190923815
eISBN:
9780197504611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923815.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In January 1942, Soviet photographers came upon a scene like none they had ever documented. That day, they took pictures of the first liberation of a German mass atrocity site, where an estimated ... More


Arkadi Zeltser, Unwelcome Memory: Holocaust Monuments in the Soviet Union. Jerusalem: Yad Vashem, 2018. 386 pp.

Anat Helman (ed.)

in No Small Matter: Features of Jewish Childhood

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197577301
eISBN:
9780197577332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197577301.003.0023
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores Arkadi Zeltser's Unwelcome Memory: Holocaust Monuments in the Soviet Union (2018). Despite its modest title, Unwelcome Memory is a profoundly serious study that successfully ... More


Ethnicity and Beyond: Theories and Dilemmas of Jewish Group Demarcation

Eli Lederhendler (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199793495
eISBN:
9780190254667
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199793495.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book explores new understandings and approaches to Jewish “ethnicity.” In current parlance regarding multicultural diversity, Jews are often considered to belong socially to the “majority,” ... More


Jewish Pupils’ Perspectives on Religious Education and the Expectations of a Religious Community: The Jewish High School in Berlin

Christine Müller

in Jewish Day Schools, Jewish Communities: A Reconsideration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113744
eISBN:
9781800340770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113744.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter presents a case study of the Jewish High School in Berlin — the only Jewish secondary school in contemporary Germany. The focus is on the re-establishment of this school in 1993 and the ... More


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