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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...

Holland: 17th-18th Centuries

Bart Wallet

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Holland: 17th–18th Centuries Introduction Small Jewish communities began to appear soon after the establishment of the Republic of the Seven U...

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...

Holocaust Survivors, Children of

Diane Wolf

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2016-04-28

Children of Holocaust SurvivorsIntroductionThere are children of survivors (COS) in Australia, Canada, Europe, Latin America, Israel, South Africa and...

Holocaust, Philosophical and Theological Responses to the

Zachary Braiterman

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Philosophical and Theological Responses to the Holocaust Introduction Raising pressing theoretical, philosophical, and theological questions, ...

Humor, Jewish

Arie Sover

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2015-09-29

Jewish Humor Introduction Jewish humor is a vast field of Jewish studies that includes many aspects, including different periods, different ty...

Ibn Ezra, Abraham

Shlomo Sela

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Abraham Ibn Ezra Introduction The writings of Abraham Ibn Ezra (b. c. 1089–d. c. 1161) were not produced in Muslim Spain, where he was born an...

Indian Jews

Shalva Weil

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Indian JewsIntroductionIndo-Judaic studies, which range from historical to anthropological treatises, have developed at a rapid pace since the 1990s. ...

Isaac Bashevis Singer

Monika Adamczyk-Garbowska

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2018-06-27

Isaac Bashevis SingerIntroductionIsaac Bashevis Singer (b. 1904 [or 1902; both dates can be found in various biographical entries]–d. 1991) was a Yidd...

Israel Ba'al Shem Tov

Uriel Gellman

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Israel Ba’al Shem Tov Introduction The 18th-century Polish-Jewish mystic, Israel ben Eliezer (b. c. 1700–d. 1760)—known widely as the Ba’al Sh...

Israel, Religion and State in

Gideon Sapir

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Religion and State in Israel Introduction At the time of its establishment and during the first years of statehood, Israel consolidated variou...

Israel's Society

Dan Avnon

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2016-08-30

Israel’s SocietyIntroductionIsraeli society came into being with the 1948 establishment of the State of Israel as the Jewish people’s nation-state. In...

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