Leo Baeck Institute Yearbook XLIX (2004)

 

Preface by John Grenville and Raphael Gross

 

I. THE END OF THE WAR AND THE HOLOCAUST

 

ANDREAS KOSSERT: “Endlösung on the ‘Amber Shore’”: The Massacre in January 1945 on the Baltic Seashore – A Repressed Chapter of East Prussian History

 

II. JEWISH INTELLECTUALS

 

CHRISTIAN WIESE: “For a Time I was Privileged to Enjoy his Friendship…”: The Ambivalent Relationship between Hans Jonas and Gershom Scholem

 

JÖRG HACKESCHMIDT: The Torch Bearer: Norbert Elias as a Young Zionist

 

DOROTHEA McEWAN: “The Enemy of Hypothesis”: Fritz Saxl as Acting Director of the Bibliothek Warburg

 

ROBERT S. WISTRICH: The Last Testament of Sigmund Freud

 

III. REMIGRATION

 

MARITA KRAUSS: Jewish Remigration: An Overview of an Emerging Discipline

 

MERON MENDEL: The Policy for the Past in West Germany and Israel: The Case of Jewish Remigration

 

TOBIAS WINSTEL: “Healed Biographies”? Jewish Remigration and Indemnification for National Socialist Injustice

 

ARND BAUERKÄMPPFER: Americanisation as Globalisation? Remigrés to West Germany after 1945 and Conceptions of Democracy: The Cases of Hans Rothfels, Ernst Fraenkl and Hans Rosenberg

 

LARS RENSMANN: Returning from Forced Exile: Some Observations on Theodor W. Adorno’s and Hannah Arendt’s Experience of Postwar Germany and Their Political Theories of Totalitarianism

 

NICOLAS BERG: Hidden Memory and Unspoken History: Hans Rothfels and the Postwar Restoration of Contemporary German History

 

GABRIEL MOTZKIN: Comment

 

IV. THE HASKALAH

 

MOSHE PELLI: The German-or-Yiddish Controversy within the Haskalah and the European “Dialogue of the Dead”: Tuvyah Feder’s Kol Mehazezim versus Mendel Lefin’s Translation of the Book of Proverbs

 

V. DISSERTATION ABSTRACTS

 

VI. BIBLIOGRAPHY FOR 2003

 

VII. LIST OF CONTIBUTORS

 

VIII. INDEX

 

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