Edited by: Baumel, Judith Tydor; Cohen, Tova
This book is an expression of how the different memories of different gendered experiences affected the Jewish attitudes towards modernity. Focusing on three geographical centers - pre-war and wartime Europe, the United States and Israel, the fifteen articles provide a backdrop to understanding...
A Jewish Perspective: Conceptualizations, Terminology, Approaches and Fundamental Issues
While historical research on the Holocaust has been growing constantly, and has in the last few decades almost exploded, the perspective of the targeted group - the Jews - as an active player in the historical arena of the Holocaust, a...
Schulz, Levi, Spiegelman and the Memory of the Offence
Commerce, Community and Cosmopolitanism
Edited by: Cesarani, David; Romain, Gemma
With studies of Jewish communities in port cities ranging from sixteenth century Livorno to modern Singapore, this book develops and extends the concept of the port Jew using a blend of conceptual innovation and original research. The first section explores the world...
Captives of a Dream
Fascism and Anti-Fascism in British Society
Religion, City and Community
A fluent and important study in a neglected area of British Jewish history - the issue of leadership. Concentrating on the life of one extraordinary figure, Sir Sidney Hamburger, it provides one of the few contextualised studies of British Jewish social and political history in the...
From Picciotto to Bermant
Why did the leaders of former times show indifference to the levels of Jewish scholarship in England and make do with minimal educational standards for the young of the community? How did the mutual tensions between East End and West End affect communal policy and aspiration?...
This is an analysis and description of that section of the great Jewish migration from eastern Europe which settled in Britain - around 120,000 Jews. The routes to England and the immigrants' travel experiences are discussed and the dockside reception is presented, which leads to a consideration of the...