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Carrying on with its individual culture of targeting vital political, sociological, and cultural problems with Jewish lifestyles within the final century, quantity XXVI of the once a year experiences in modern Jewry examines the visible revolution that has overtaken Jewish cultural lifestyles within the 20th century onwards, with distinct recognition given to the evolution of Jewish museums. Bringing jointly prime curators and students, Visualizing and displaying Jewish house and History treats quite a few varieties of Jewish illustration in museums in Europe and the U.S. sooner than the second one international battle and inquires into the character and proliferation of Jewish museums following the Holocaust and the autumn of Communism in Western and japanese Europe. furthermore, a couple of essays devoted to six exhibitions that came about in Israel in 2008 to mark six a long time of Israeli paintings increases major matters at the courting among artwork and gender, and artwork and politics. An introductory essay highlights the dramatic transformation within the appreciation of the visible in Jewish tradition. The scope of the symposium deals one of many first scholarly makes an attempt to regard this subject matter in numerous international locations.
Also featured during this quantity are a provocative essay at the nature of antisemitism in twentieth-century English society; evaluate essays on Jewish fundamentalism and up to date works as regards to the Holocaust in occupied Soviet territories; and experiences of latest titles in Jewish Studies..
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Vii viii Preface an enduring component of stories is its excellent workforce of dealing with editors, Laurie E. Fialkoff and Hannah Levinsky-Koevary. the entire members to this quantity, in addition to these of previous years, can attest to their devoted recognition to all concerns, huge and small—in specific, their never-ending get to the bottom of to make the textual content as fresh and transparent as attainable. Kudos to them, and honest because of my fellow editors for his or her clever feedback and suggestion at various phases of this venture. RIC Contents Symposium Visualizing and displaying Jewish area and background Richard I. Cohen, The visible Revolution in Jewish Life—An evaluation three Michael Korey, showing Judaica in 18th-Century important Europe: A Non-Jewish interest 25 Tobias Metzler, accumulating neighborhood: The Berlin Jewish Museum as Narrator among prior and current, 1906–1939 fifty five Inka Bertz, Jewish Museums within the Federal Republic of Germany eighty Ruth Ellen Gruber, Post-trauma “Precious Legacies”: Jewish Museums in japanese Europe after the Holocaust and sooner than the autumn of Communism 113 Robin Ostow, From Wandering Jew to Immigrant Ethnic: Musealizing Jewish Immigration 133 Ruth Direktor, Six Exhibitions, Six many years: towards the Recanonization of latest Israeli paintings 159 Osnat Zukerman Rechter, In among prior and destiny: Time and Relatedness within the Six a long time Exhibitions one hundred eighty Lisa Saltzman, A Matrix of Matrilineal reminiscence within the Museum: Charlotte Salomon and Chantal Akerman in Berlin 204 Abigail Glogower and Margaret Olin, among Worlds: Ghost tales lower than Glass in Vienna and Chicago 217 Felicitas Heimann-Jelinek, techniques at the position of a eu Jewish Museum within the twenty first Century 243 Essay Elliott Horowitz, “The Forces of Darkness”: Leonard Woolf, Isaiah Berlin, and English Antisemitism ix 261 x Contents evaluate Essays Chaim I. Waxman, It’s no longer All non secular Fundamentalism 281 Kiril Feferman, One Step ahead of the Abyss: fresh Scholarship at the Jews in Occupied Soviet Territories in the course of the moment global battle 288 booklet stories (arranged via topic) Antisemitism, Holocaust, and Genocide Andrej Angrick and Peter Klein, the ultimate answer in Riga: Exploitation and Annihilation, 1941–1944, KIRIL FEFERMAN 288 Yitzhak Arad, The Holocaust within the Soviet Union (trans. Ora Cummings), KIRIL FEFERMAN 288 Suzanne Bardgett, David Cesarani, Jessica Reinisch, and Johannes-Dieter Steinert (eds. ), Survivors of Nazi Persecution in Europe after the second one international conflict: Landscapes after conflict, LAURA JOCKUSCH 297 Ray Brandon and Wendy decrease (eds. ), The Shoah in Ukraine: heritage, Testimony, Memorialization, KIRIL FEFERMAN 288 Barbara Epstein, The Minsk Ghetto 1941–1943: Jewish Resistance and Soviet Internationalism, KIRIL FEFERMAN 288 Israel Gutman, Sugiyot beh. eker hashoah: bikoret uterumah (Issues in Holocaust scholarship: examine and reassessment), SAMUEL KASSOW 301 Andrei Oişteanu, Inventing the Jew: Antisemitic Stereotypes in Romanian and different Central-East eu Cultures (trans.