Leo Baeck Institute Yearbook LIV (2009)

 

 

Preface by John Grenville and Raphael Gross

 

I. DISCUSSION
The Future of German-Jewish Studies

 

II. JEWISH IDENTITY, PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS THINKING

 

NIMROD ZINGER: ‘‘Our hearts and spirits were broken’’: The medical world from the perspective of German-Jewish patients in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries

 

CHRISTIAN WIESE: ‘‘Let his Memory be Holy to Us!’’: Jewish Interpretations of Martin Luther from the Enlightenment to the Holocaust

 

MARTINA URBAN: Towards what Kind of Unity? David Koigen, Leo Baeck and the Monism-Theism-Debate

 

III. ANTISEMITISM AND RESPONSES

 

LARS FISCHER: The Social Democratic response to anti-Semitism in Imperial Germany: The case of the Handlungsgehilfen

 

KAI DREWES: The Invention of Deviance: How Wilhelmine Jews Became Opponents of Ennoblement

 

WILLIAM OLMSTED: Turning the Tables: Freud’s Response to Anti-Semitism in The Interpretation of Dreams

 

IV. THE DISSEMINATION OF INFORMATION, RELIEF AND RESCUE

 

VERENA DOHRN: Diplomacy in the Diaspora: The Jewish Telegraphic Agency in Berlin (1922-1933)

 

A. J. SHERMAN and PAMELA SHATZKES: Otto M. Schi¡ (1875-1952), Unsung Rescuer

 

V.THE JEWISH PRESENCE IN POST-WARGERMANY

 

PHILIPP J. NIELSEN: ‘‘I’ve never regretted being a German Jew’’: Siegmund Weltlinger and the Re-establishment of the Jewish Community in Berlin

 

MICHAEL BIRNBAUM: Jewish Music, German Musicians: Cultural Appropriation and the Representation of a Minority in the German Klezmer Scene

 

VI. REFLECTIONS

 

ARNOLD PAUCKER: Robert Weltsch.The Enigmatic Zionist: his personality and his position in Jewish politics

 

JÜ RGEN MATTHÄUS: ‘‘You have the right to be hopeful if you do your duty’’ – Ten Letters by Leo Baeck to Friedrich Brodnitz, 1937-1941. Introduced and annotated by Jürgen Matthäus

 

YFAAT WEISS: ‘‘Nothing in my life has been lost.’ Lea Goldberg revisits her German Experience

 

VII. LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS

 

VIII. BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

IX. INDEX

 

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