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Goldman, Emma

Marla Brettschneider

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2021-08-25

Emma GoldmanIntroductionBoth in the United States and internationally, the anarchist Emma Goldman earned a reputation as a prominent Jewish radical fe...


Maya Barzilai

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2019-03-27

GolemIntroductionThe term “golem” refers to several distinct, albeit overlapping, forms of reflection on artificial creation: Talmudic commentaries th...

Graetz, Heinrich

Amos Bitzan

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Heinrich Graetz Introduction Heinrich Graetz (also known as Hirsch, Hirsh, or Tsvi; b. 1817–d 1891) was the 19th century’s foremost narrative ...


David Biale

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

HasidismIntroductionHasidism, an eastern European movement of religious pietism (the word hasidut means piety), has played a key role in Jewish life f...

Hasidism, Lubavitch

Wojciech Tworek

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Lubavitch HasidismIntroductionChabad Hasidism developed at the end of the eighteenth century around the persona of rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liady (b. 17...


Yahil Zaban

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Haskalah Introduction Haskalah, or the Jewish Enlightenment movement, is the name for a relatively small group of Jewish intellectuals in cent...

Haskalah (Jewish Enlightenment) Literature

Amir Banbaji

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2019-05-29

Haskalah (Jewish Enlightenment) LiteratureIntroductionThe Haskalah movement became distinguishable in Prussia during the last two decades of the 18th ...


Tsvi Sadan, Ora Schwarzwald

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Hebrew Introduction Hebrew belongs to the family of Semitic languages, which is part of the larger family of Afroasiatic languages. It spans m...

Hebrew Bible, Blood in the

William K. Gilders

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2017-03-30

Blood in the Hebrew BibleIntroductionIn the Hebrew Bible, the identification of blood (dām דם; plural, dāmîm דמים) with “life” or life-force (nepeš נפ...

Hebrew Bible, Memory and History in the

Barat Ellman

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2017-01-11

Memory and History in the Hebrew BibleIntroductionThe importance of memory in connection to biblical literature precedes its emergence as an area for ...

Hebrew Literature and Music

Michal Ben-Horin

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2020-03-25

Hebrew Literature and MusicIntroductionLiterature and music have a long entwined history. Since antiquity, music and poetry (a crystalized form of “li...

Hebrew Literature Outside of Israel Since 1948

Melissa Weininger

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2021-07-28

Hebrew Literature Outside of Israel Since 1948IntroductionHebrew literature, defined expansively, has existed outside of the land of Israel since at l...

History of the Holocaust

Deborah Lipstadt

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2016-05-26

History of the HolocaustIntroductionMany historians consider the Holocaust, the systematic murder of approximately six million Jews during 1941–1945, ...

History, Early Modern Jewish

David B. Ruderman, Francesca Bregoli

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Early Modern Jewish HistoryIntroductionThe term “early modernity” as the name of a period roughly extending from the end of the 15th century to the en...

Holocaust in France, The

Renée Poznanski

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

The Holocaust in France Introduction Since the screening in 1985 of Claude Lanzmann’s monumental documentary film Shoah, this term—Shoah—has, ...

Holocaust in Germany, The

Wolf Gruner

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

The Holocaust in Germany Introduction The Holocaust is one of the most researched events in modern history, but it is nevertheless still one o...

Holocaust in Poland, The

David Engel

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

The Holocaust in PolandIntroductionThe phrase “Holocaust in Poland” is generally taken to refer to the set of individual or group decisions, actions, ...

Holocaust in the Netherlands, The

Ido de Haan

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

The Holocaust in the Netherlands Introduction The persecution and destruction of the Jews during World War II is part of European history, yet...

Holocaust in the Soviet Union, The

Vadim Altskan

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2014-11-25

The Holocaust in the Soviet Union Introduction The phrase “Holocaust in the USSR” usually refers to the systematic persecution and mass murder...

Holocaust Museums and Memorials

Brigitte Sion

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2021-10-27

Holocaust Museums and MemorialsIntroductionHolocaust memorials can be categorized according to the evolution of the genre. The first type of memorials...

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