Leo Baeck Institute Yearbook LIII (2008)

 

Preface by John Grenville and Raphael Gross

 

I. THE PERCEPTION OF JEWS IN GERMAN SOCIETY

 

AYA ELYADA: Yiddish – Language of Conversion? Linguistic Adaptation and its Limits in Early Modern Judenmission

 

CHRISTIAN STUART DAVIS: Colonialism and Antisemitism during the Kaiserreich: Bernhard Dernburg and the Antisemites

 

MICHAH GOTTLIEB: Publishing the Moses Mendelssohn Jubiläumsausgabe in Weimar and Nazi Germany

 

DAVID HEREDIA: Der Spiegel and the Image of Jews in Germany: The Early Years, 1947-1956

 

II. IMMIGRATION AND CULTURAL EXCHANGE

 

SIBYLLE QUACK: Immigration and Change: German Jewish Presences in the United States and Germany, 25-27 March 2007, New York. A Conference Report

 

PETER GAY: Reflections on Hitler’s Refugees in the United States. Keynote Speech.

 

MARION A. KAPLAN: “A Very Modest Experiment” – The Jewish Refugee Settlement in Sosúa, 1940-1945

 

ATINA GROSSMANN: German Jews as Provincial Cosmopolitans: Reflections from the Upper West Side

 

MICHAEL REISCH: The Democratic Promise: The Impact of German-Jewish Immigration on Social Work in the United States

 

III. RESTITUTION

 

KATHARINA RAUSCHENBERGER: The Restitution of Jewish Cultural Objects and the Activities of Jewish Cultural Reconstruction Inc.

 

IV. MEMOIR

 

WILFRIED WEINKE: “… what the word liberty means to me now.” Harry Lipstadt’s Imprisonment and Escape from Hamburg

 

V. BIBLIOGRAPHY FOR 2007

 

VI. LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS

 

VII. INDEX