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Jewish frontiers

essays on bodies, histories, and identities

by Sander L. Gilman

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jewish diaspora,
  • Jews -- Identity,
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Influence,
  • Post-Zionism,
  • Jews -- Diseases -- Genetic aspects,
  • Multiculturalism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSander L. Gilman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS134 .G54 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3691580M
    ISBN 101403965609
    LC Control Number2003062747

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. In this collection of loosely related essays, Gilman, the important cultural critic who gave us Jewish Self-Hatred () and The Jew's Body (), as well as works on the Jewishness of Freud and Kafka, seeks to establish the term "frontier" as the defining metaphor for contemporary Jewish identity.

    Get this from a library! Jewish frontiers: essays on bodies, histories, and identities. [Sander L Gilman] -- Bringing together the worlds of literature, medicine and popular culture, Gilman looks at post-diasporic ways of understanding the limits of Jewish identity. Topics include the development of the. Instead, Stone selects historical episodes that show the frontier in action from the earliest Jewish presence in Texas—possibly the s—to the contemporary Jewish world of the Dell Jewish Author: Marcie Cohen Ferris.

    Texas is at the intersection of two distinct and sometimes competing narratives that established the symbolic context of Jewish life in the state: the American frontier and the Jewish Diaspora. Texas is both a quintessential frontier and, as Jewish historian and philanthropist Cyrus Adler wrote in the s. Get this from a library! Jewish frontiers: essays on bodies, histories, and identities. [Sander L Gilman] -- A collection of essays, some of which were published previously, dealing with the Holocaust in films and stereotypes of the Jewish body. Contents.


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Jewish Frontiers: Essays on Bodies, Histories, and Identities. Jewish history has generally been understood as the history of a people displaced from their homeland, and this has played a defining role in how we understand Jewish identity.4/5(4). - New York Review of Books 'The effervescent Sarder L.

Gilman's latest volume, is a characteristically lively series of essays which examines the concept of Jewish identity from fresh and stimulating perspectives and casts a cultural microscope over Jewish history on a wide frontier.' - The Jewish ChronicleCited by: - New York Review of Books 'The effervescent Sarder L.

Gilman's latest volume, is a characteristically lively series of essays which examines the concept of Jewish identity from fresh and stimulating perspectives and casts a cultural microscope over Jewish history on a wide frontier.' - The Jewish Chronicle.

From the PublisherPrice: $ Jews on the Frontier vividly recounts the story of a neglected era in American Jewish history, offering a new interpretation of American religions, rooted not in congregations or denominations, but in the politics and experiences of being on the move.

This book shows that by focusing on everyday people, we gain a more complete view of how American religion has taken by: 1. Jewish Frontiers: Essays on Bodies, Histories and Identitles by Sander L.

Gilman. In this collection of essays, Sander Gilman muses on Jewish memory and representation throughout the 20th century.

Bringing together the worlds of literature, medicine and popular culture, Gilman looks at post-diasporic ways of understanding the limits of Jewish identity.

Jews on the Frontier offers a religious history that begins in an unexpected place: on Finalist, Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature, presented by the Jewish Book Council An engaging history of how Jews forged their own religious culture on the American frontier/5.

Jewish Frontier Anthology. New York Jewish Frontier Association, Inc., Pp. $ The Jewish Frontier, now in its eleventh year, is the intellectual organ of the American Labor Zionists and as such represents a definite point of view.

Jewish Frontier was the respected Labor Zionist Journal published continuously from to Its mission was to explore, advance, and, where appropriate, reshape the humanistic ideas and progressive values that underlie modern Labor Zionist thought and belief, which are still relevant today.

Jewish Women Pioneering the Frontier Trail rectifies this omission as the first full book to trace the history and contributions of Jewish women in the American West.

In many ways, the Jewish experience in the West was by: 8. Jews on the Frontier vividly recounts these stories of a neglected era in American Jewish history, taking the reader far from the well-trodden ground of New York City.

In the process, it offers a new interpretation of American religions, rooted not in congregations or denominations, but. Frontiers of Jewish Thought (The B'Nai B'Rith History of the Jewish People) F First Edition by Steven T.

Katz (Editor) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Format: Hardcover. - New York Review of Books 'The effervescent Sarder L. Gilman's latest volume, is a characteristically lively series of essays which examines the concept of Jewish identity from fresh and stimulating perspectives and casts a cultural microscope over Jewish history on a wide frontier.'.

About this book. Introduction. In this collection of new essays, Sander Gilman muses on Jewish memory and representation throughout the twentieth-century. Bringing together the worlds of literature, medicine, and popular culture in his characteristic ways, Gilman looks at new, post-diasporic ways of understanding the limits of Jewish identity.

The Jewish Frontier examines the history of the Jewish people who helped build the American West. They were some of the earliest settlers, arriving with the Gold Rush and staying to create the businesses and communities that formed the state.

In Europe, Russia, and elsewhere, Jews faced a. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jewish frontier. Jewish frontier anthology, New York, Jewish frontier association, (OCoLC) "The Sephardic Frontier is a pioneering book on an age of pioneers, vividly explaining how the Jews of Spain and Portugal found a space for themselves on the expanding frontiers of the Christian kingdoms, under the leadership of dynamic individuals and in the face of increasing interference by the Crown."—David Abulafia, University of CambridgePrice: $   While the title and subject of Shari Rabin’s book focus on Jews in 19th-century America, the purpose of her project is far grander and more provocative than a simple retelling of the history of Jewish communities in the American West.

Nevertheless, Jews on the Frontier. "The Sephardic Frontier is a pioneering book on an age of pioneers, vividly explaining how the Jews of Spain and Portugal found a space for themselves on the expanding frontiers of the Christian kingdoms, under the leadership of dynamic individuals and in the face of increasing interference by the Crown."—David Abulafia, University of CambridgePages: The Sephardic Frontier book.

Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. No subject looms larger over the historical landscape of medi /5. Jewish community leaders like Rich also need to reach out to the British Left, above all by dropping the dishonest and unsubstantiated accusations and guilt-by-association smears that not only drown out the positive aspects of this book but have also, to a large extent, created the current rift between the Jewish community and the left.

Deborah Maccoby on Dave Rich's Book, The Left's Jewish Problem - Jeremy Corbyn, Israel and Anti-Semitism I just spent forever trying to find Deborah Maccoby's withering review of Dave Rich's dumbarsed book, The Left's Jewish Problem.

So here it is where at least I can find it. Apols for awkward (ie lack of) formatting.Format: Book; ISBN: ; LOC call number: DSG54 ; Published: New York: Palgrave Macmillan, ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages cm: Contents: Introduction: The Frontier as a Model for Jewish History REPRESENTING THE SHOAH The First Comic Film about the Shoah: Jurek Becker and Cultural Opposition within the GDR Is Life Beautiful?