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Studies in Contemporary Jewry: An Annual : XIX: Jews and the State:Dangerous Alliances and the Perils of Privilege - Ezra Mendelsohn

Studies in Contemporary Jewry: An Annual

XIX: Jews and the State:Dangerous Alliances and the Perils of Privilege

By: Ezra Mendelsohn (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 9th September 2004
ISBN: 9780195170870
Number Of Pages: 336

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Bringing together contributions from established scholars from multiple disciplines and countries, Volume XIX of Studies in Contemporary Jewry offers a comparative view of alliances between Jewish communities and the state. Together, the volume's contents show the price Jews paid for allying with unpopular regimes. The essays cover the American South, South Africa, Canada, Algeria, Morocco, Poland, Hungary, Romania, and Russia.

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"Mendelsohn's outstanding volume provides insight into the curious, at times symbiotic, relationship between the Jewish community and various secular goverments."--History

Jews and the state : the historical contextp. 3
The Jewish response to Apartheid : the record and its consequencesp. 17
"If I am not for myself"/"If I am only for myself" : Jews, the American South, and the quandary of self-interestp. 50
Finding a balance in a dual society : the Jews of Quebecp. 70
French Jews and the "regeneration" of Algerian Jewryp. 88
From Dhimmis to colonized subjects : Moroccan Jews and the Sharifian and French colonial statep. 104
Hungarian Jewish politics from the end of the Second World War until the collapse of Communismp. 124
The vicious circle : Jews in Communist Poland, 1944-1956p. 157
Romanian Jewry under Rabbi Moses Rosen during the Ceausescu Regimep. 181
The Society for the Promotion of Enlightenment among the Jews of Russia and the evolution of the St. Petersburg Russian Jewish Intelligentsia, 1893-1905p. 195
Bureaucracy, agents, and swindlers : the hardships of Jewish emigration from the pale of settlement in the early 20th centuryp. 214
Trapped in the Middle East mazep. 235
Arendt on Eichmann revisitedp. 241
Do the ties still bind? : American Jews and Israelp. 249
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The Red Cross and the Holocaust, Rafael Medoffp. 257
Backing Hitler : consent and coercion in Nazi Germany, Christopher R. Browningp. 260
Hitler : 1889-1936 : hubris, Moshe Zimmermannp. 261
Hitler : 1936-1945 : nemesis, Moshe Zimmermannp. 261
Strange haven : a Jewish childhood in wartime Shanghai, Irene Eberp. 264
Insider/outsider : American Jews and multiculturalism, Geoffrey Brahm Leveyp. 268
The Jews in the twentieth century, Lloyd P. Gartnerp. 270
Social science and the politics of modern Jewish indentity, Sergio DellaPergolap. 271
Languages of community : the Jewish experience in the Czech lands, Peter Demetzp. 273
The Jews of Vienna and the first World War, Aviel Roshwaldp. 276
Poland, what have I to do with thee... essays without prejudice, Joshua D. Zimmermanp. 278
Mapping Jewish identities, Zvi Bekermanp. 281
Complex identities : Jewish consciousness and modern art, Vivian B. Mannp. 283
The haunted smile : the story of Jewish comedians in America, Stephen J. Whitfieldp. 285
Not one of them in place : modern poetry and Jewish American identity, Michael P. Kramerp. 287
Contemporary Jewish writers and the multicultural dilemma : return of the exiled, Emily Budickp. 289
Mirroring evil : Nazi imagery/recent art, Dana Arieli-Horowitzp. 290
The art and politics of Arthur Szyk, Ezra Mendelsohnp. 293
Jewish writers/Irish writers : selected essays on the love of words, Michael P. Kramerp. 287
Hannah Arendt in Jerusalem, Richard H. Kingp. 241
The Rebbe, the Messiah and the scandal of orthodox indifference, Shubert Sperop. 297
A missionary for history : essays in honor of Simon Dubnov, Robert M. Seltzerp. 299
Judaism within modernity : essays on Jewish history and religion, Robert Liberlesp. 301
Modesty and arrogance in judgment : Hannah Arendt's Eichmann in Jerusalem, Richard H. Kingp. 241
Hannah Arendt revisited : "Eichmann in Jerusalem" und die Folgen, Richard H. Kingp. 241
Heidegger's children : Hannah Arendt, Karl Lowith, Hans Jonas, and Herbert Marcuse, Richard H. Kingp. 241
Are we one? : Jewish identity in the United States and Israel, Chaim I. Waxmanp. 249
Hevrah bemashber legitimaziyah : hayishuv hayasham haashkenazi 1900-1917 (society in a crisis of legitimization : the Old Ashkenazic Yishuv 1900-1917), Yosef Salmonp. 303
Beyond survival and philanthropy : American Jewry and Israel, Chaim I. Waxmanp. 249
Palestine 1948 : war, escape and the emergence of the Palestinian refugee problem, Aharon Kliemanp. 235
Ussishkin - biografiyah, vol. 2, Erez yisrael, 1919-1941, Gabriel (Gabi) Shefferp. 305
At the entrance to the Garden of Eden, Aharon Kliemanp. 235
The invention and decline of Israeliness : state, society, and the military, Charles S. Liebmanp. 307
Post-Holocaust politics : Britain, the United States, and Jewish refugees, 1945-1948, Michael J. Cohenp. 311
Ivory towers on sand : the failure of Middle Eastern studies in America, Aharon Kliemanp. 235
The tragedy of great power politics, Aharon Kliemanp. 235
Banayikh-Bonayikh : Habonim bizfon amerika 1932-1952 (your children - your builders : the Habonim movement in North America, 1932-1952), Lloyd P. Gartnerp. 313
The war for Palestine : rewriting the history of 1948, Aharon Kliemanp. 235
Irreconcilable differences : the waning of the American Jewish love affair with Israel, Chaim I. Waxmanp. 249
Theodor Herzl : visionary of the Jewish state, Steven Bellerp. 315
Jesusalem in America's foreign policy 1947-1997, Marshall Bregerp. 317
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ISBN: 9780195170870
ISBN-10: 0195170873
Series: Studies in Contemporary Jewry, 19
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: 9th September 2004
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.23 x 16.15  x 2.41
Weight (kg): 0.63

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