Leo Baeck Institute Year Book 2018

Contents

Preface by Cathy S. Gelbin, David Rechter, and Daniel Wildmann

I. REINHARD RÜRUP – OBITURAY

CLAUDIA BUCHWALD: Reinhard Rürup – Ambassador Between Worlds (27 May 1934 – 6 April 2018)

 

 

II. BEYOND THE NEGATIVE SYMBIOSIS: GERMAN-ISRAELI RELATIONSHIPS IN FILM

OFER ASHKENAZI: Introduction                                                                                                                    TOBIAS EBBRECHT-HARTMANN: Projected Encounters: Rolf Vogel and the Beginnings of Cinematic Relations between Germany and Israel                                                                                                          LISA SCHOß: ‘Israel’ in East German Fiction Film                                                                                        HILLA LAVIE: A Critical Look at the Beloved Land: Two West German Documentary Films Made by Israelis in the 1960s and 1970s

III. MODERNITY AND THE ‘JEWESS’: GERMAN-JEWISH WOMEN’S WRITING IN THE FIRST HALF OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

GODELA WEISS-SUSSEX: Introduction                                                                                                        FLORIAN KROBB: Rupture and Dissolution: Gertrud Kolmar’s Prose Works and Modernity                  ELIZABETH BOA: Modernity and German-Jewish Identity in Gabriele Tergit’s ‘Effingers’                        ROBERT GILLETT: Lessons in Mourning: Elsa Bernstein’s Memoir of Theresienstadt                                ANDREA HAMMEL: Negotiating the ‘I’ and the ‘We’: Aspects of Modernism in the Exile Novels of Anna Gmeyner and Martina Wied

IV. CULTURE AND ANTISEMITISM IN AUSTRIA

JULIA SECKLEHNER: Bolshevik Jews, Aryan Vienna? Popular Antisemitism in ‘Der Kikeriki’, 1918-1933  FRANCES TANZER: Performing the Austrian-Jewish ( Negative ) Symbiosis: Stella Kadmon’s Viennese Stage from Red Vienna to the Second Republic       

V. ESSAYS

RENATE EVERS: ‘Der vollkommene Pferdekenner’, 1764: Jewish Horse Traders in the Margraviate of Brandenburg-Ansbach and their Language at the Threshold of Modernity                                    SAMUEL J. KESSLER: “Garrulous, lamenting, whiney, but always interesting”: Heinrich Graetz’s Evolving Characterizations of His Contemporaries from the ‘Diary’ to the ‘History of the Jews’              ZOHAR MAOR: Kohn’s Buber, Buber’s Kohn: Hans Kohn’s Biography of Martin Buber Revisited          ANNA HOLZER KAWALKO: Jewish Intellectuals between Robbery and Restitution: Ernst Grumach in Berlin, 1941-1946

VI. VOICES FROM THE PAST

TIM CORBETT: Gustav Cohn’s Jewish Cemetery: A Cultural History

VII. OF CONTRIBUTORS

VIII. ERRATUM

IX. INDEX