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Steven E. Aschheim

George Mosse viewed history as a totality. It should come as no surprise, then, that his vision of the modern Jewish experience was in accordance with this predilection. Just as, for him, the political and the religious, the scientific and the aesthetic realms, were intertwined, deeply co-implicated, he refused to pigeon-hole and separate, or to use one of his favorite terms, “ghettoize” Jewish history and cut it off from the larger European whole. When he arrived in the late 1960s at the Hebrew University, I recall, he rather jolted the more conservative historians there not only because they were aghast at the fact that, already then, George was discussing the history of masturbation in his classes(!), but, more pertinently here, also because he challenged the prevailing ethnocentric bias that Jewish history by definition followed its own unique narrative and immanent laws.

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By Sentiment and By Status

Remembering and Forgetting Crémieux during the Franco-Algerian War

Jessica Hammerman

disparities that endure to this day. 27 Chouraqui’s speech whitewashed the controversies surrounding Crémieux. Bénichou’s and Chouraqui’s tributes to Crémieux were not unusual in the trajectory of Algerian-Jewish history. The community habitually commemorated

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Steven Beller

Michael Meyer, ed., Michael Brenner, asst. ed., German-Jewish

History in Modern Times, volume 3, Integration in Dispute: 1871-1918;

volume 4, Renewal and Destruction: 1918-1945 (New York: Columbia

University Press, 1997, 1998)

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Phyllis Cohen Albert and Alex Sagan

George L. Mosse died on January 22, 1999, leaving a legacy of scholarly innovation in the study of European, German, and German-Jewish history. The memorial symposium of October 1, 1999 that produced the following articles brought together some of the many students, colleagues, and friends who were deeply influenced by Mosse’s life and work. They offered reflections on his contributions as researcher, author, teacher, and friend.

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Michael Miller, Paul V. Dutton, and Laura Hobson Faure

French Jewish History in the Wake of the Holocaust (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015). Review by Laura Hobson Faure, Sorbonne Nouvelle University, Paris With some exception, modern French Jewish history remained in the shadows until the late 1960s

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Nick Underwood

” French) Jews through a more symbiotic lens. “The world I describe,” says Malinovich, “is one where people of immigrant and native backgrounds mingled—and in some instances, to be sure, came into conflict—propelled by a shared interest in Jewish history

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Nadia Malinovich

and Southern France—where they first arrived as New Christians and progressively “reverted” to Judaism. For an overview of the history of Sephardic Jewish history, see Jane S. Gerber, The Jews of Spain: A History of the Sephardic Experience (New York

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Patrick Young, David Looseley, Elayne Oliphant, and Kolja Lindner

schools take to the teaching of Jewish history and religious texts. Rather than taking up traditional forms of Jewish pedagogy, in which debate and discussion are encouraged, students are instead offered a rigid, rote style of learning that insists upon a

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Curating Conflict

Four Exhibitions on Jerusalem

Sa'ed Atshan and Katharina Galor

in Germany ( Atshan and Galor 2020: 11–24 ). It would not have been surprising for this Berlin museum to have focused exclusively on Jerusalem's Jewish legacy. 15 However, in addition to highlighting Jewish history, sites, and artifacts, the show