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Encyclopedia of Modern Jewish Culture

Edited by Glenda Abramson

Routledge – 2004 – 1,200 pages

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Description

The Encyclopedia of Modern Jewish Culture is an extensively updated revision of the very successful Companion to Jewish Culture published in 1989 and has now been updated throughout.

Experts from all over the world contribute entries ranging from 200 to 1000 words broadly, covering the humanities, arts, social sciences, sport and popular culture, and 5000-word essays contextualize the shorter entries, and provide overviews to aspects of culture in the Jewish world.

Ideal for student and general readers, the articles and biographies have been written by scholars and academics, musicians, artists and writers, and the book now contains up-to-date bibliographies, suggestions for further reading, comprehensive cross referencing, and a full index.

This is a resource, no student of Jewish history will want to go without.

Reviews

'Ambitious and useful. Recommended.' - Choice

'A well-rounded, scholarly overview of Jewish culture from the 18th century to the present. It successfully offers a collective definition of modern Jewish culture, as well as a gateway to more comprehensive study.' - Against the Grain

'The contributors have done an impressive job… Independent, unbiased, scholarly, yet reader-friendly, the [Encyclopedia's] approach is indeed much welcomed.' - Oriental Institute, University of Oxford, UK

Contents

Abse, Dannie; Adler, Samuel; Agam, Ya'akov; Aguinis, Marcos; al-Asad, Muham; Alexander, Haim; al-Katib, Salim; Allen, Woody; Aloni, Nissim; Alter, Robert; American Political Culture; Amichai, Yehuda; Amir, Eli; Amram, David; Appelfeld, Aharon; Apple, Raymond; Ardon, Mordechai; art, modern Jewish; art, Russian-Jewish; Atlan, Liliane; Aub, Max; Auerbach, Frank; Australia, Jews in; Avidan, David; Avidom, Menahe; Avni, Aharon; Azancot, Leopoldo; Babel, Isaak; Baer, Werner; Balaban, Meir; Balkan Jewry; Ballas, Shimon; Bar-Moshe, Ishaq; Baron, Salo; Bartov, Hanokh; Basri, Mir; Bassani, Giorgio; Beer, Hayyim; Begley, Louis; Bejerano, Maya; Bellow, Saul; Ben Aych, Gil; Ben Ner, Yitzhak; Bergman, George; Bergman, Samuel Hugo; Bergner, Herz; Berkovits, Eliezer; Berlin, Isaiah; Bermant, Chaim; Bernstein. Leonard; Bettelheim, Bruno; Bezem, Naftali; Bilbul, Ya'qub; Binder, Abraham W.; Birnbaum, Solomon A.; Biton, Erez; Bloom, Harold; Bloom, Hyman; Blume, Peter; Blumenkrantz, B.; Bluwstein, Rachel; Bomberg, David; Bor, Joseph; Boukhoba, Choch; Brasch, Rudolph; Broadway musical; Broner, Esther; Brooks, Mel; Bruce, Adolphe; cabaret, Jews in; Calisher, Hortens; Cami, T.(charney); Canetti, Elias; cantorial song; Carmi, T.; Cassab, Judy; Cassirer, Ernst; Castel, Moshe; Chabon, Michael; Chagall, Marc; Charles, Gerda; Chocron, Isaac; Chouraqui, Andre; Christianity and Judaism; cinema industry; cinema industry, Britain; coffeehouse culture; Cohen, Leonard; comedy; Conservative Judaism; Copland, Aaron; Cowen, Zelman; Crown, Alan; culture, Arab-Jewish; culture, Lithuania; culture, Ukrainian; Daiches, David; Dan, Joseph; Darwish, Shalom; Daube, David; de Lange, N.; De Vahl, Davis; demography; Derrida, Jacques; Diamond, David; Doblin, Alfred; Doctorow, Edgar Lawrence; Domecq, Alcina; Doniach, Nakdimon S.; Doubrowsky, Serge; drama, Hebrew; Dreyfus, George; Dutch-Jewish literature; economics, Jews; Ehrenburg, Ilya; Elias, Brian; Elkin, Stanley; Elon, Amos; Encel, Solomon; Enlightenment; ethics; European cinema, Jews in; Ezekiel, Nissim; Fackenheim, Emil Ludwig; Faludy, Gyorgy; Faraj, Murad; Feierstein, Ricard; Feiffer, Jules; Feinstein, Elaine; Fejto, Ferenc; feminism; Feurring, Maximilian; Fiedler, Leslie; film, European; film, US; Finkelstein, Louis; Finkielkraut, Alain; Finland, Jewish culture in; Finzi-Contini, G.; Fleischer, Ezra; Flusser, David; folklore; Foss, Lukas; Fram, David; Franck, Henri; Frankau, Julia; Frankenthaler, H.; Friedlander, Saul; Friedman, Bruce; Fuchs, Daniel; Fuchs, Ernst; Funkenstein, Amo; Gardner, Herb; Gardosh; Geber, Hana; Gershuni, Moshe; Gertler, Mark; Gideon, Miriam; Ginsberg, Allan; Ginzberg, Natalia; Glick, Srul Irving; Goehr, Alexander; Gold, Herbert; Goldemberg, Issac; Goldhar, Pinhas; Goldman, William; Golijov, Osvald; Goloboff, Mario; Gordis, Robert; Gottlieb, Jack; Grab, Hermann; Green, Gerald; Grossbard, Batia; Grossman, David; Grumberg, Jean-Claude; Guri, Hayyim; Haim, Victor; halakhah in the 20th century; Halkin, Shimon; Halle Wolfssohn, Aaron; Halter, Marek; Hamburger, Michael; Hareven, Shulami; Harris, Emily; Hebrew literature; Hecht, Anthony; Heller, Joseph; Helprin, Mark; Herman, Joseph; Herzberg, Abel; Heym, Stefan; Hilsenrath, Edgar; historiography, Jewish; Holocaust cinema; Holocaust literature; Holzer, Rachel; Horovitz, Israel; Horovitz, J.; Howe, Irving; HUC; Iampolskii, Boris; Ifl, Ilya; Ignatow, David; Ikor, Roger; Isaacs, Sir Isaac; Isaacson, Mich; Isaacson, Mich; Islam and modern Judaism; Jabes, Edmond; Jacobs, Louis; Jacobson, Dan; Jacobson, Howard; Jakobovits, Immanuel; Jewish art; Jewish museums; Jewish publishing; Jewish Radical Thinkers; Jewish Religious Movements; Jewish studies; Jewish/French '68; Jews in medicine; Jong, Erica; Josipovici, Gabriel; Judaism and Christianity; Kadisman, M; Kahan, Louis; Kahana-Carmon; Kahana-Carmon; Kaminska, Esther; Kaminska, Ida; Kaniuk, Yoram; Karavan, Dani; Kardos, Gyorgy; Kastel-Blum Orly; Katz, Menke; Kaufman, Bel; Kaufmann, Shirley; Keesing, Nancy; Kempf, Franz; Kenaz, Yehoshua; Keret, Etgar; Kernis, Aaron; Kertesz, Imre; Kesten, Hermann; Kinglsey, Sidney; Kirsch, Olga; Kis, Danilo; Kishon, Ephraim; Kitaj, R. B.; Klein, Abraham Moses; Klezmer; Koestenbaum, W.; Kolmar, Gertrud; Konrad, Gyorgy; Kops, Bernard; Koptyman; Korczak, Janusz; Korn, Rachel; Kornis, Mihaly; Kossoff, Leon; Krakauer, Leonard; Kumin, Maxine; Kunitz, Stanley; Kupferman, Moshe; Landau, Sigalit; Lang, Fritz; Langer, Lawrence; Lanzman, Claude; Laor, Yitzhak; Laqueur, W.; Lavie, Raffi; law (old and modern); Layton, Irving; Leibowitz, Yeshayahu; Lensky, Haim; Lesmian, Bolesla; Letteris, M.; Levertov, Denise; Levi, John; Levin, Hanokh; Levin, Harry; Levin, Jack; Levin, Meyer; Levinas, Emmanuel; Levine, P.; Levi-Strauss. Claude; Levy, Bernard-Henri; Liberman, Serge; Lipton, Seymour; Litvinoff, Emanuel; Louvish, Simon; Lubitsch-Domeq; Lunel, Armand; Lustig, Arnost; Mailer, Norman; Mamet, David; Mankowitz, Wolf; Markfield, Wallace; Martin, David; Masorti; Matsas, Nestoras; Mazar, Benjamin; Megged, Aharon; Mehutan, Hava; Meijer, Jacob; Memmi, Albert; Menasse, Robert; Michael, Murad; Michael, Sami; Mikhoels, S.; Miller, Arthur; Miron, Dan; modernity, Judaism and; Modiano, Patric; Moldova, Gyorgy; Mugica, David; Muniz-Huberman, Angelina; music, Israeli; music, Russian-Jewish; mysticism; Na'aman, Michal; Naqqash, Samir; Nemerov, Howard; Nemoy, Leon; Neugeboren, Jay; Neusner, J.; Nikel, Lea; Nissan, Rosa; Nissenson, Hugh; Ofek, Avraham; Olsen, Tillie; Ophus, Max; Orban, Desiderius; Ornstein, Leo; Orpaz, Yitzhak; Ovadia, Ibrahim; Oz, Amos; Ozick, Cynthia; Paldi, Israel; Paley, Grace; Pastan, Linda; Pasternak, Boris; Patai, Raphael; Patterson, D.; Pearl, Cyril; Pinter, Harold; Podhoretz, Norman; Poliakov, Leon; Polish Jewry after Communism; Polish-Jewish literature; Polotsky, Hans Jacob; Porush, Israel; post-communist Russia; Potok, Chaim; Praag, Siegfried van; Prawer, Siegfried Salomon; Preil, Gabriel Yehoshua; press in SA; Press, Arabic; Raab, Ester; Rabikovitch, Dalia; Rabin, Chaim; Rabinovici, Doron; Raphael, Frederic; Rapoport, Y.; Ratosh, Yonatan; Ray-Rapaport, Rudolf; Reeb, David; Reform Judaism; Reich, Steve; religious thought, twentieth century Jewish; Richler, Modecai; Ringelblum, Ema; Rosenberg, Harold; Rosencoff, Maurice; Rosenthal, Erwin Isak Jakob; Rosenthal, Jack; Rosten, Leo; Rotenstreich, Nathan; Roth, Henry; Roth, Philip; Roziner, Felix; Rubens, Bernice; Rubenstein, Richard Lowell; Rubin, Reuven; Russian culture; Rybakov, Anatolii Naumovich; Sadan, Dov; Sanu, Yaqub; Schaeffer, Susan; Schalit, Heinrich; Scheinfeld, Paul; Schindel, Robert; Schwartz-Bart, Andre; Schweid, Eliezer; Scliar, Moacyr; sectarian trends; Segal, George; Seghers, Anna; Seligson, Esther; Senator, Ronald; Seter, Mordechai; Shaham, Natan; Shahar, David; Shaked, Gershon; Shamir, Moshe; Shamosh, Amnon; Shamosh, Amnon; Shapero, Harold; Shapey, Ralph; Shapiro, Harvey; Shapiro, Karl Jay; Shasju, Salim; Shaul, Anwar; Shemi, A; Shlonsky, Verdina; show business; Shua, Anna Maria; Silkin, Jon; Simpson, Louis; Sinclair, Clive; Sinclair, Jo; Singer, Isaac Bashevis; Sobol, Yehoshua; sociology; Soloveitchik, Joseph Dov; Someck, Rony; South African Jewry after Apartheid; Soutine, Chaim; Soviet Jewish culture; Spanish-Jewish literary culture; Spicehandler, Ezra; Spiegelman, Art; Spiel, Hilde; Spielberg, Steven; Spiro, Gyorgy; sport, Jewish; sport, Jews in; Starer, Robert; Stavans, Ilan; Steinberg, Ben; Steinberg, Saul; Steiner, George; Steynbarg, E.; Struck, Herman; Susa, Ahamad Nissim; Sutzkever, Avrom; Suzman, Helen; Svevo, Italo; Swedish Jewry; Synagogue composers in the USA; Szigetti, Imre; Tal, Jacob; Tammuz, Benjamin; Terezin; theatre, Yiddish; Timerman, Jacobo; Toller, Ernst; Torberg, S.; Treinin, Avner; Trigano, Samuel; Tsaytlin, Aaron; Tumarkin, Yigal; Tzaig, Uri; Ullendorf, Edward; Ulman, Micha; Untermeyer, Louis; Urbach, Ephraim; Uri, Aviva; Uris, Leon; van Delden, Lex; Vas, Istvan; Vermes, Geza; Vigee, Claude; Vishniac, Roman; Vogel, David; Wallach, Yona; Wallenstein, Meir; Waten, Judah; Weidman, Jerome; Weil, Jiri; Weiler, Moses Cyrus; Weinberg, Elbert; Weinfeld, Yocheved; Weingreen, Jacob; Weisgall, Hugo; Wernick, Richard; Wesker, Arnold; Whitman, Ruth; Wiesel, Elie; Wieseltier, Meir; Wiseman, Adele; Wolpe, David; Wouk, Herman; Wyner, Yehudi; Yaoz-Kest, Itamar; Yehoshua, Avraham B.; Yerushalmi, Y.; Yiddish song; YIVO; Yizhar, S.; Zach, Natan; Zamir, Shlomo; Zeitlin, Solomon; Zhvanetsky, Mikhail; Zionism; Zorn, John; Zwicky, Fay.

Name: Encyclopedia of Modern Jewish Culture (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Glenda Abramson. The Encyclopedia of Modern Jewish Culture is an extensively updated revision of the very successful Companion to Jewish Culture published in 1989 and has now been updated throughout. Experts from all over the world contribute entries ranging from 200...
Categories: Jewish Studies, Social & Cultural History, Encyclopedias