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The Agony of Greek Jews, 1940-1945

The Agony of Greek Jews, 1940-1945

Steven B. Bowman

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804755849
eISBN:
9780804772495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804755849.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book tells the story of modern Greek Jewry as it came under the control of the Kingdom of Greece during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. In particular, it deals with the vicissitudes of ... More

Babel in ZionJews, Nationalism, and Language Diversity in Palestine, 1920-1948

Babel in Zion: Jews, Nationalism, and Language Diversity in Palestine, 1920-1948

Liora R. Halperin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300197488
eISBN:
9780300210200
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197488.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The promotion and vernacularization of Hebrew, traditionally a language of Jewish liturgy and study, was a central accomplishment of the Zionist movement in Palestine in the years following World War ... More

Barricades and BannersThe Revolution of 1905 and the Transformation of Warsaw Jewry

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

Scott Ury

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763837
eISBN:
9780804781046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763837.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book examines the intersection of urban society and modern politics among Jews in turn-of-the-century Warsaw, Europe's largest Jewish center at the time. By focusing on the tumultuous events ... More

Between Foreigners and ShiʿisNineteenth-Century Iran and its Jewish Minority

Between Foreigners and Shiʿis: Nineteenth-Century Iran and its Jewish Minority

Daniel Tsadik

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804754583
eISBN:
9780804779487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754583.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Based on archival and primary sources in Persian, Hebrew, Judeo-Persian, Arabic, and European languages, this book examines the Jews' religious, social, and political status in nineteenth-century ... More

Beyond ExpulsionJews, Christians, and Reformation Strasbourg

Beyond Expulsion: Jews, Christians, and Reformation Strasbourg

Debra Kaplan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774420
eISBN:
9780804779050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774420.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book is a history of Jewish–Christian interactions in early modern Strasbourg, a city from which the Jews had been expelled and banned from residence in the late fourteenth century. It shows ... More

The Business of IdentityJews, Muslims, and Economic Life in Medieval Egypt

The Business of Identity: Jews, Muslims, and Economic Life in Medieval Egypt

Phillip I. Ackerman-Lieberman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804785471
eISBN:
9780804787161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785471.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book explores Jewish commercial partnerships in medieval Egypt, and reveals Jewish merchants to have used economic cooperation as a vehicle for cultural identity formation and maintenance. ... More

An Early SelfJewish Belonging in Romance Literature, 1499-1627

An Early Self: Jewish Belonging in Romance Literature, 1499-1627

Susanne Zepp

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804787451
eISBN:
9780804793148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787451.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book discusses five Early Modern literary texts that emerged in Europe between 1499 and 1627. The 5 texts are: La Celestina, the Dialoghi d’amore by Leone Ebreo, the first picaresque novel, ... More

Emissaries from the Holy LandThe Sephardic Diaspora and the Practice of Pan-Judaism in the Eighteenth Century

Emissaries from the Holy Land: The Sephardic Diaspora and the Practice of Pan-Judaism in the Eighteenth Century

Matthias B. Lehmann

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804789653
eISBN:
9780804792462
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789653.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Emissaries from the Holy Land tells the story of a philanthropic network that was overseen by the Jewish community leadership in the Ottoman capital city of Istanbul between the 1720s and the 1820s ... More

Extraterritorial DreamsEuropean Citizenship, Sephardi Jews, and the Ottoman Twentieth Century

Extraterritorial Dreams: European Citizenship, Sephardi Jews, and the Ottoman Twentieth Century

Sarah Abrevaya Stein

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226368191
eISBN:
9780226368368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226368368.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Crossing Europe, the Mediterranean, Middle East, North Africa, south and east Asia, as well as the major conflicts of a century, this book takes shape where empires, states, and individuals meet, ... More

The Fall of a SparrowThe Life and Times of Abba Kovner

The Fall of a Sparrow: The Life and Times of Abba Kovner

Dina Porat

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762489
eISBN:
9780804772525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762489.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book is the only full biography in English of the partisan, poet, and patriot Abba Kovner (1918–1987), an unsung and largely unknown hero of the Second World War and Israel's War of ... More

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