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German Jews and Their Social Relationships

Steven M. Lowenstein

in Jewish Daily Life in Germany, 1618-1945

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195171648
eISBN:
9780199871346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171648.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter shows that Jewish social life in the 19th century slowly became more sophisticated and less exclusive. Numerous German Jews acquired manners appropriate to polite gentile society and ... More


Kabbalah

Robert Eisen

in The Peace and Violence of Judaism: From the Bible to Modern Zionism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199751471
eISBN:
9780199894833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751471.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

According to the first reading, Kabbalah implicitly supports violence. It expresses the most negative views of non-Jews in the history of Judaism by associating them with the realm of pure evil, and ... More


Modern Zionism

Robert Eisen

in The Peace and Violence of Judaism: From the Bible to Modern Zionism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199751471
eISBN:
9780199894833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751471.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

According to the first reading, Zionism represents the revival of violent tendencies in Judaism now that Jews once again have a state. In religious Zionism, the endorsement of violence is due to the ... More


Epilogue: Personal Reflections on Where We Go from Here

Robert Eisen

in The Peace and Violence of Judaism: From the Bible to Modern Zionism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199751471
eISBN:
9780199894833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751471.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The Epilogue shares personal reflection on the practical ramifications of this study. Most important, if violent and peaceful readings of Judaism are both possible, can Judaism provide Jews with ... More


Judicial Review: Criminal and Administrative Law

Chibli Mallat

in Introduction to Middle Eastern Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199230495
eISBN:
9780191710926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230495.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter examines the more traditional adjudication of criminal and administrative cases. It argues that in the field of constitutional and criminal law, whenever the slightest political overtone ... More


Toward a Theory of Disproportionate American Jewish Liberalism

Geoffrey Brahm Levey

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry: XI: Values, Interests, and Identity: Jews and Politics in a Changing World

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195103311
eISBN:
9780199854585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195103311.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Jews have risen to become one of the best-educated and most economically secure ethno-religious groups in the United States. Some of the existing theories explain why American Jews are, or have been, ... More


Ahad Haʼam: The Politics of Sublimation

Anita Shapira

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry: XI: Values, Interests, and Identity: Jews and Politics in a Changing World

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195103311
eISBN:
9780199854585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195103311.003.0013
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses the biographies on Ahad Haʼam, along with an in-depth philosophical portrait of the Zionist thinker. The first to appear was Yosef Goldstein's Ahad Haʼam. Yehiel Alfred ... More


Jesus and the ‘Outsiders’

Gerald O'Collins, SJ

in Salvation for All: God's Other Peoples

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199238903
eISBN:
9780191696794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238903.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter highlights the relationship between Jesus of Nazareth and the outsiders. Jesus began his public ministry around AD 27. He focused on the preaching of the kingdom or the saving rule of ... More


Racial Policy and Varieties of Non-Compliance

Robert Gellately

in The Gestapo and German Society: Enforcing Racial Policy 1933-1945

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228691
eISBN:
9780191678806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228691.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Racial policy during the Nazi regime was codified in a series of laws, ordinances, and decrees with more than one hundred entries and yet this was seen as incomplete by the Nazis. Although racial ... More


Contact and Co-operation: Jewish Welfare and the Support Systems of Society at Large

Rainer Liedtke

in Jewish Welfare in Hamburg and Manchester c.1850–1914

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207238
eISBN:
9780191677564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207238.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on co-operation between the community-wide Jewish welfare bodies — regarded by non-Jews as ‘official’ — and the institutions of poor relief in the wider society. It notes that ... More


Familiar Strangers: Napoleon and the Jews

Schechter Ronald

in Obstinate Hebrews: Representations of Jews in France, 1715-1815

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235571
eISBN:
9780520929357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235571.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Public discussion of the Jews faded substantially between 1792 and Napoleon's rise to power at the very end of the decade. The September 1791 legislation removing all legal distinctions between Jews ... More


Benjamin Schreier, The Impossible Jew: Identity and Reconstruction of Jewish American Literary History. New York: New York University Press, 2015. 269 pp.

Richard I. Cohen (ed.)

in Place in Modern Jewish Culture and Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190912628
eISBN:
9780190912659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912628.003.0034
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Society

This chapter reviews the book The Impossible Jew: Identity and Reconstruction of Jewish American Literary History (2015), by Benjamin Schreier. In The Impossible Jew, Schreier challenges the ... More


Reflections on the Dialogue Between Jew and Non-Jew in the Bible and in Rabbinic Literature

Rabbi Tovia Ben-Chorin

in Friends on the Way: Jesuits Encounter Contemporary Judaism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228119
eISBN:
9780823236985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228119.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines cases of Jew and non-Jew dialogue in the Bible and in Rabbinic Literature. The foundational element of the Jewish Bible is the dialogue between God and man and between man and ... More


Outsider, In-Between: Becoming Marranos

Naomi Leite

in Unorthodox Kin: Portuguese Marranos and the Global Search for Belonging

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520285040
eISBN:
9780520960640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285040.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter explores the transformations that occurred once the urban Marranos attempted to enter the world of Portugal's organized Jewish communities, which rejected them as non-Jews, and when they ... More


Urbanization, Community, and the Crisis of Modernity: Jewish Society in Turn-of-the-Century Warsaw

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763837
eISBN:
9780804781046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763837.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter examines the rapid urbanization and disorder in the city of Warsaw. It describes the period of tremendous demographic growth and economic change for Jews and non-Jews in Warsaw. Despite ... More


The Jewish Predicament in Post-1944 Hungary

István Bibó

in The Art of Peacemaking: Political Essays by István Bibó

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300203783
eISBN:
9780300210262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300203783.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the Jewish dilemma in post-1944 Hungary. It describes the experiences of Hungarian Jews in Hungarian society. It also addresses various psychological, economic, and religious ... More


The Triumph of Israel’s Radical Right

Ami Pedahzur

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199744701
eISBN:
9780199979394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744701.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Two decades ago, the idea that a “radical right” could capture and drive Israeli politics seemed highly improbable. While it was a boisterous faction and received heavy media coverage, it constituted ... More


Introduction

Hasia R. Diner and Gennady Estraikh

in 1929: Mapping the Jewish World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720202
eISBN:
9781479878253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720202.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book explores the Jewish world in 1929 and the reaction of Jewish communities, organizations, and individuals to the dramatic events of that year. It considers the transnational connections that ... More


Socratic Torah: Non-Jews in Rabbinic Intellectual Culture

Jenny R. Labendz

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199934560
eISBN:
9780199345793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199934560.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book investigates the self-perception and self-fashioning of the rabbis of Late Antiquity within a non-Jewish social and intellectual world. Rabbinic depictions of non-Jews interacting with ... More


Mourning: Defeat, Revolution and Memorialisation, 1918–23

in The German-Jewish Soldiers of the First World War in History and Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316609
eISBN:
9781846316746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316746.003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

World War I officially ended on November 11, 1918, when Germany and the Allies signed an armistice treaty. In the days before the armistice, widespread discontent drove both civilians and the ... More


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