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Jewish Identity in the Post-Modern Age

Scholarly and Personal Reflections

by Charles Selengut

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Published by Paragon House Publishers .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Judaism,
  • Sociology,
  • Jewish - General,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Social Science,
  • History - General History,
  • Judaism - General,
  • Jews,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Congresses,
  • Religion,
  • 20th century,
  • Identity

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8601806M
    ISBN 101557787743
    ISBN 109781557787743

    By offering new perspectives on the Jewish past and history, the JSR attempts to validate its post-modern and spiritual version of Judaism as an original, uncorrupted form of Jewish thought and. Jewish New Age and the Middle Class: Jewish Identity Politics in Israel under Neoliberalism This book moves between these two poles, recognizing that gender and power are always at work in any.

    Among his latest works are, a monograph on the religious roots of the Muslim/Israeli conflict, and his books, Jewish Identity in the Post Modern Age and The Jewish – Muslim Encounter, based on an international conference he organized in Europe, which brought scholars from divergent branches of these faiths, face to face. Far more than a comic book with an edge, Art Spiegelman's Maus interrogates the fallacious identity politics of the Nazis, to an unforgettable effect. Given recent events in Europe, this is a Author: Popmatters Staff.

    In German fiction, ''The Emigrants'' stands alongside Gregor von Rezzori's ''Memoirs of an Anti-Semite,'' which similarly is composed of related stories, explores the personal past in historical circumstances and meditates upon the significance of the Jews and of Jewish identity in our understanding of the cultural complexes of modern Europe. exhibition, The Age of Spirituality [/8]),2 Wischnitzer treats the synagogue as an isolated and somewhat grand monument parallel to later monumental synagogues that she constructed at YUM, rather than the simple converted domus that it was. The ’s Jewish Museum/New York depiction of the western wall of the synagogue exaggerates.


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HOW IS a Jew, in these post-modern, post-fact, post-truth times to reckon with the matter of her (or his) Judaism. Though the conundrum of Jewish Author: JANICE WEIZMAN. Post-modern Jewish Identity. By Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz Novem In an age of postmodern identity, I am no anomaly.

Book Review: The. The American Jewish talk-show host Michael Medved said, “For most American Jews, the core of their Jewish identity isn’t solidarity with Israel; it’s rejection of Christianity.” 6 However, sociological surveys reveal that this is not the case.

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