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Title Diasporas and exiles [electronic resource] : varieties of Jewish identity / edited by Howard Wettstein.

Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2002.

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Description 1 online resource (viii, 292 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Diaspora and homeland / Erich S. Gruen -- Coming to terms with exile / Howard Wettstein -- Politics and poetics of diaspora: Heine's "Hebräische Melodien" / Bluma Goldstein -- Dancing at two weddings: Mazel between exile and Diaspora / Murray Baumgarten -- Portraiture and assimilation in Vienna: the case of Hans Tietze and Erica Tietze-Conrat / Catherine M. Soussloff -- Different road to modernity: Jewish identity in the Arab world / Daniel J. Schroeter -- Remaking Jewish identity in France / Irwin Wall -- "This is not what I want": Holocaust testimony, postmemory, and Jewish identity / Diane L. Wolf -- Ideology of affliction: reconsidering the adversity thesis / Bernard Susser -- Jewish identity writ small: the everyday experience of Baalot Teshuvah / Louise E. Tallen -- Contesting identities in Jewish philanthropy / Kerri P. Steinberg.
Summary Diaspora, considered as a context for insights into Jewish identity, brings together a lively, interdisciplinary group of scholars in this innovative volume. Readers needn't expect, however, to find easy agreement on what those insights are. The concept "
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Subject Jewish diaspora -- History.
Jews -- Identity.
Jews -- Civilization.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Wettstein, Howard K.
Other Form: Print version: Diasporas and exiles. Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2002 (DLC) 2002002826
ISBN 9780520926899 (electronic bk.)
0520926897 (electronic bk.)