Leo Baeck Institute Yearbook LVI (2011)

 

I. JOHN GRENVILLE – OBITUARY AND INTERVIEW

 

 

 

PETER PULZER: John Grenville 1928-2011

 

BEA LEWKOWICZ: An Interview by Dr Bea Lewkowicz with Professor John Grenville

 

II. JEWISH LIFE IN THE EARLY MODERN PERIOD

 

 

 

DEAN PHILLIP BELL: Navigating the Flood Waters: Perspectives on Jewish Life in Early Modern Germany

 

NIMROD ZINGER: Away from Home: Travelling and Leisure Activities among German Jews in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

 

MIRJAM ZADOFF: Travelling Writers: The Creation of Eastern Jewish Hideaways in the West

 

BARRY STIEFEL: The Architectural Origins of the Great Early Modern Urban Synagogue

 

III. AGE OF ACCULTURATION

 

 

 

CHRISTOPHER R. FRIEDRICHS: Leisure and Acculturation in the Jewish Community of Dresden, 1833-1837

 

EVYATAR FRIESEL: Abraham Geiger in 1848: His Views on the Revolution, German Culture, and the Jews

 

ADAM S. FERZIGER: The Hamburg Cremation Controversy and the Diversity of German-Jewish Orthodoxy

 

FELICITAS SEEBACHER: The General Policlinic Vienna: Between Science, Ethnicity and Politics

 

HAROLD JAMES: Wrestling with the Angel: Georg Solmssen and Germany

 

IV. GERMAN-SPEAKING PHILOSOPHERS IN BRITISH CONTEXTS

 

 

 

UTE DEICHMANN: Michael Polanyi on Scientific Authority and his Criticism of Popper and Russell

 

ULRICH CHARPA: The Cambridge “Realgymnasium” and the “Freie Schule” London – Historical and Philosophical Remarks on Gerd Buchdahl and Karl R. Popper

 

V. IN THE SHADOW OF THE HOLOCAUST

 

 

 

FERENC LASCZO: Negotiating Historicity: Hungarian Jewish Scholarly Perspectives on the Relevance, Content and Meaning of History in the Age of Catastrophe

 

JACOB BORUT: Struggles for Spaces: Where Could Jews Spend Free Time in Nazi Germany?

 

VI. JEWS IN THE GERMAN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC

 

 

 

UTE FREVERT: Jewish Hearts and Minds? Feelings of Belonging and Political Choices among East German Intellectuals

 

VII. LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS

 

 

 

VIII. INDEX

 

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