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Routledge Library Editions: Jewish History and Identity


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Reissuing works originally published between 1929 and 1992, the 11 volumes in this set:

  • Include topics as diverse as oral history, community organization and Jewish education.

  • Cover Jewish ethics and emphasize the importance of Judaism as a living creed

  • Chart the situation of Latin American Jewish communities in the 20th Century.

  • Explore the development in England of the Sephardi branch of the Jewish community

  • Examine post-Holocaust antisemitism in Vienna

  • Offer global perspectives on the Jewish situation in the late 20th Century

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Between Redemption & Perdition Modern Antisemitism and Jewish Identity

Between Redemption & Perdition: Modern Antisemitism and Jewish Identity

1st Edition

By Robert S. Wistrich
April 27, 2020

Originally published in 1990, this book focuses on the challenge to Jewish identity posed by the conflicting forces of enlightenment, emancipation, modern political antisemitism, and secular ideologies like Zionism, nationalism, and socialism. At the heart of his discussion stands the intense, ...

Jewish Life in Modern Britain

Jewish Life in Modern Britain

1st Edition

Edited By Julius Gould, Shaul Esh
April 27, 2020

Originally published in 1964, this volume aims to convey global perspectives on the Jewish situation in the late 20th Century by discussing research in Jewish social structure and social problems. Historians and social scientists from around the world contributed to the volume to discuss subjects ...

Jewish Writing and Identity in the Twentieth Century

Jewish Writing and Identity in the Twentieth Century

1st Edition

By Leon Israel Yudkin
April 27, 2020

From the 1880s, when systematic pogroms in Russia led to massive emigration, there have been two themes in Jewish history - persecution, culminating in the holocaust, and the corresponding search for a place in the world, which led to emigration to America, the rise of Zionism and the emergence of ...

Jews, Antisemitism and Culture in Vienna

Jews, Antisemitism and Culture in Vienna

1st Edition

Edited By Ivar Oxaal, Michael Pollak, Gerhard Botz
April 27, 2020

Originally published in 1987, this book explores the emergence, structure and ultimate fate of the Viennese Jewish community. Thirteen eminent specialists on Viennese social, political and cultural history combine to cover a wide variety of topics, including the social and psychological causes of ...

Judaism as Creed and Life

Judaism as Creed and Life

1st Edition

By Morris Joseph
April 27, 2020

Originally published in its sixth edition in 1929, this volume was one of the first to have appeared in England which was written from a liberal standpoint. It gives a comprehensive account of Jewish belief and practice as conceived by those of moderate views. A significant part of the book covers ...

Organizing Rescue Jewish National Solidarity in the Modern Period

Organizing Rescue: Jewish National Solidarity in the Modern Period

1st Edition

Edited By S. Ilan Troen, Benjamin Pinkus
April 27, 2020

Upheavals of the modern period have dramatically changed the traditional pattern of the rescue of Jews by Jews. Whereas until the mid-nineteenth century rescue was carried out by community leaders in accordance with the religiously rooted injunction for the redemption of captives, in the modern ...

Routledge Library Editions: Jewish History

Routledge Library Editions: Jewish History

1st Edition

By Various
April 27, 2020

Reissuing works originally published between 1929 and 1992, the 11 volumes in this set: Include topics as diverse as oral history, community organization and Jewish education. Cover Jewish ethics and emphasize the importance of Judaism as a living creed Chart the situation of Latin ...

The Jewish Presence in Latin America

The Jewish Presence in Latin America

1st Edition

Edited By Judith Laikin Elkin, Gilbert Merkx
April 27, 2020

Originally published in 1987, this collection of essays is a major contribution toward developing a realistic picture of the Latin American Jewish communities in the late 20th Century. The book will be of interest to students of comparative studies, Jewish studies and Latin American studies and ...

The Sephardim of England A History of the Spanish and Portuguese Jewish Community 1492-1951

The Sephardim of England: A History of the Spanish and Portuguese Jewish Community 1492-1951

1st Edition

By Albert M. Hyamson
April 27, 2020

Originally published in 1951, this book explores the development in England of the Sephardi branch of the Jewish community, the co-heirs, with their kinsmen in Holland, in Italy, in North America and in the Middle East, of the Golden Age of Jewish history in Spain. Based on archival history from ...

The Spirit of Judaism Sermons Preached Chiefly at the West London Synagogue

The Spirit of Judaism: Sermons Preached Chiefly at the West London Synagogue

1st Edition

By Morris Joseph
April 27, 2020

Originally published in 1930, this book was intended to be an effective inspiration to faith and duty and emphasizes the importance of Judaism as a living creed. Although inevitably a product of the time in which it was originally published, the author’s experience and wisdom from many years of ...

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