Cultural Studies: Jewish Studies

  • Jewish Property After 1945: Cultures and Economies of Ownership, Loss, Recovery, and Transfer book cover

    Jewish Property After 1945

    Cultures and Economies of Ownership, Loss, Recovery, and Transfer, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jacob Ari Labendz

    Questions arose after 1945, and have persisted, about the ownership of properties which had belonged to Jewish communities before the Second World War, to Holocaust victims and survivors, and to Jewish expellees from the Middle East and North Africa. Studies of these properties have often focused…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16
    Routledge

  • Visualizing Jews Through the Ages: Literary and Material Representations of Jewishness and Judaism book cover

    Visualizing Jews Through the Ages

    Literary and Material Representations of Jewishness and Judaism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hannah Ewence, Helen Spurling

    This volume explores literary and material representations of Jews, Jewishness and Judaism from antiquity to the twenty-first century. Gathering leading scholars from within the field of Jewish Studies, it investigates how the debates surrounding literary and material images within Judaism and in…

    Paperback – 2019-03-22
    Routledge

  • Jewish Identities in Contemporary Europe book cover

    Jewish Identities in Contemporary Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrea Reiter, Lucille Cairns

    Providing an assessment of Jewish identity, this volume presents critical engagements with a number of Jewish writers and filmmakers from a variety of European countries, including Austria, France, Germany, Poland, and the UK. The novels and films discussed explore the meaning of being Jewish in…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Holocaust Education: Promise, Practice, Power and Potential book cover

    Holocaust Education

    Promise, Practice, Power and Potential, 1st Edition

    Edited by E. Doyle Stevick, Deborah L. Michaels

    Holocaust Education: Promise, Practice, Power and Potential provides timely studies of some of the most pressing issues in teaching and learning about the Holocaust around the world. Europe is experiencing both anti-Semitic attacks, many by radicals claiming the banner of Islam, and the resurgence…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Jewish Migration and the Archive book cover

    Jewish Migration and the Archive

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Jordan, Lisa Leff, Joachim Schlör

    Migration is, and has always been, a disruptive experience. Freedom from oppression and hope for a better life are counter-balanced by feelings of loss – loss of family members, of a home, of personal belongings. Memories of the migration process itself often fade quickly away in view of the new…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

  • Digital Judaism: Jewish Negotiations with Digital Media and Culture book cover

    Digital Judaism

    Jewish Negotiations with Digital Media and Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heidi A. Campbell

    In this volume, contributors consider the ways that Jewish communities and users of new media negotiate their uses of digital technologies in light of issues related to religious identity, community and authority. Digital Judaism presents a broad analysis of how and why various Jewish groups…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Digital Culture

  • Seafaring and the Jews book cover

    Seafaring and the Jews

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nadav Kashtan

    This collection studies Jewish involvement in seafaring from Biblical, through Greco-Roman, Medieval and Early Modern periods to the present. This broad historical perspective allows a closer look at various attitudes of Jews to maritime activities, especially as shipowners and traders in the…

    Paperback – 2016-06-20
    Routledge

  • The Jewish Law Annual Volume 14 book cover

    The Jewish Law Annual Volume 14

    1st Edition

    By The Institute of Jewish Law, Boston University of Law

    The volume contains ten articles, including a penetrating analysis of the application of Jewish price fraud law to the workings of the present-day marketplace. Diverse in their scope and focus, the articles address legal, historical, textual, comparative and conceptual questions.The volume…

    Paperback – 2016-05-26
    Routledge
    Jewish Law Annual

  • Documents on Ukrainian-Jewish Identity and Emigration, 1944-1990 book cover

    Documents on Ukrainian-Jewish Identity and Emigration, 1944-1990

    1st Edition

    By Vladimir Khanin

    This volume provides a unique perspective on the social, cultural and political situation of the Jewish population in postwar Soviet Ukraine. It is based on declassified collections of documents from the Ukrainian central and regional archives.…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge

  • Revisiting Jewish Spain in the Modern Era book cover

    Revisiting Jewish Spain in the Modern Era

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniela Flesler, Tabea Alexa Linhard, Adrián Pérez Melgosa

    This innovative volume offers fresh perspectives and directions on the intersection of Hispanic and Jewish studies. It shows how 'Jewishness' has played a crucial role in Spanish political, social, and cultural developments in the modern era, exploring the effects of the multiple material and…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Loss and Trauma in Contemporary Israeli Cinema book cover

    The Politics of Loss and Trauma in Contemporary Israeli Cinema

    1st Edition

    By Raz Yosef

    The last decade has marked the growing visibility and worldwide interest in Israeli cinema. Films such as Walk on Water, Or, My Treasure, Beaufort and Waltz with Bashir have been commercially and critically successful both in Europe and the United States and have won a number of prestigious…

    Paperback – 2015-06-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Jewishness and Masculinity from the Modern to the Postmodern book cover

    Jewishness and Masculinity from the Modern to the Postmodern

    1st Edition

    By Neil R. Davison

    This study examines the impact of racial, gender, and religious constructs of Jewish masculinity on a select group of male writers including George Du Maurier, Theodor Herzl, Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce, and Philip Roth during the Modernist and Postmodern eras. In reading the work of these…

    Paperback – 2015-04-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

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