Leo Baeck Institute Year Book (2014)

Preface by Cathy S. Gelbin and Raphael Gross

 

I. JEWS AND CITIZENSHIP

 

Introduction by ANDREAS BRAEMER and GIDEON REUVENI

 

GIDEON REUVENI: Emancipation through Consumption: Moses Mendelssohn and the Idea of Marketplace Citizenship

 

MICHAL SZULC: A Gracious Act or Merely a Regulation of Economic Activity? A Daily Life Perspective on the Reception of the Prussian Emancipation Edict of 1812

 

MIRIAM RÜRUP: The Citizen and its Other – Zionist and Israeli Responses to Statelessness

 

II. GERMAN-SPEAKING JEWS AND THE POLITICS OF ANTISEMITISM

 

DAVID MEOLA: German Jews and the Local German Press: The Jewish Struggle for Acceptance in Constance, 1846.

 

LISA ZWICKER: Conservative Ideological Resurgence, Mass Nationalist Rallying, and Students’ Status Anxiety: The German Burschenschaft’s Antisemitic Resolution of 1896

 

STEPHANIE SEUL: Transnational Press Discourses on German Antisemitism during the Weimar Republic: The Riots in Berlin’s Scheunenviertel, 1923

 

II. LANUAGE, PHILOSOPHY AND CULTURE

 

GERTRUD REERSHEMIUS: Language as the main protagonist? East Frisian Yiddish in the writing of Isaac Herzberg

 

SUSANNE HILLMAN: “A Few Human Beings Walking Hand in Hand”: Margarete Susman, Leonhard Ragaz, and the Origins of the Jewish-Christian Dialogue in Zurich

 

URI GANANI: The Politics of Arabella: Post-Wagnerian Opera and the German-Jewish Quest for Lyrical Individualism, 1928-1933

 

IV. AFTER THE HOLOCAUST

 

DOV SCHIDORSKI: Hannah Arendt’s Dedication to Salvaging Jewish Culture

 

JONATHAN ZATLIN: Repetition and Loss: Jewish Refugees and German Communists after the Holocaust, 1945-1951

 

V. AUSTRIAN FILM AND LITERATURE

 

NICHOLAS BAER: The Rebirth of a Nation: Cinema, Herzlian Zionism, and Emotion in Jewish History

 

KATYA KRYLOVA: Melancholy Journeys in the Films of Ruth Beckermann

 

ANDREA REITER: The appropriation of Myth as language in Julya Rabinowich’s Jewish novels

 

VI. LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS

 

VII. INDEX

 

ILLUSTRATIONS