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  • Studies in Contemporary Jewryby Ezra Mendelsohn

    Institute of Contemporary Jewry, Hebrew University of Jerusalem 1994; US$ 164.99 US$ 141.89

    This volume examines music's place in the process of Jewish assimilation into the modern European bourgeoisie and the role assigned to music in forging a new Jewish Israeli national identity, in maintaining a separate Sephardic identity, and in preserving a traditional Jewish life. Contributions include "On the Jewish Presence in Nineteenth Century... more...

  • Studies in Contemporary Jewryby Ezra Mendelsohn

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 139.99 US$ 120.39

    Literary Strategies: Jewish Texts and Contexts collects essays on Jewish literature which deal with "the manifold ways that literary texts reveal their authors' attitudes toward their own Jewish identity and toward diverse aspects of the 'Jewish question.'" Essays in this volume explore the tension between Israeli and Diaspora identities, and between... more...

  • Studies in Contemporary Jewryby Ezra Mendelsohn

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 144.99 US$ 124.69

    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,... more...

  • Studies in Contemporary Jewryby Ezra Mendelsohn

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 114.99 US$ 98.89

    The Jews have been an urban people par excellence , and their influence on the urban landscape is unmistakable. Who can imagine modern Vienna, Berlin, Warsaw, or New York, to name just a few examples, without their large, vibrant, and creative Jewish populations? Conversely, the urban experience has been a decisive factor in modern Jewish history.This... more...

  • Jews and the Sporting Lifeby Ezra Mendelsohn

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 59.99 US$ 51.59

    Volume XXIII of the acclaimed Studies in Contemporary Jewry series published on behalf of the Institute for the Study of Contemporary Jewry explores the largely overlooked role of sports in modern Jewish history. more...

  • Studies in Contemporary Jewryby Ezra Mendelsohn

    Institute of Contemporary Jewry, Hebrew University of Jerusalem 1987; US$ 129.99 US$ 111.79

    Presenting symposia, articles, and book reviews by eminent scholars, Volume III of this serial publication includes essays on Jews and the Austro-Hungarian armed forces, post-Holocaust Hungarian Jewry, the American Jew as journalist, and Jewish social history. more...

  • On Modern Jewish Politicsby Ezra Mendelsohn

    Oxford University Press, USA 1993; US$ 49.99 US$ 42.99

    This book is a concise guide to and analysis of the complexities of modern Jewish politics in the interwar European and American diaspora. "Jewish politics" refers to the different and opposing visions of the Jewish future as formulated by various Jewish political parties and organizations and their efforts to implement their programs and... more...

  • The Protestant-Jewish Conundrumby Jonathan Frankel; Ezra Mendelsohn

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89

    Volume 24 of the annual Studies in Contemporary Jewry takes up the problem of relations between the various Protestant churches and Jews, Judaism, and the State of Israel. more...

  • Studies in Contemporary Jewryby Ezra Mendelsohn; Richard I. Cohen

    Institute of Contemporary Jewry, Hebrew University of Jerusalem 1990; US$ 149.99 US$ 128.99

    The sixth volume of the annual publication of the Institute for Contemporary Jewry at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Art and Its Uses analyzes the levels of meaning present in a wide range of visual images, from high art by Jewish artists to Judaica, caricatures, and political propaganda. The use of such material to illuminate aspects of modern... more...

  • Studies in Contemporary Jewryby Jonathan Frankel; Peter Y. Medding; Ezra Mendelsohn

    Institute of Contemporary Jewry, Hebrew University of Jerusalem 1988; US$ 144.99 US$ 124.69

    Published annually by the Institute of Contemporary Jewry at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, this series includes symposia, articles, book reviews, and lists of recent dissertations by major scholars of Jewish history from around the world. Among the topics examined in this volume are the transformation of Russian Jewish communal life; Habsburg... more...