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Jews and Christians in Vichy France

New and Renewed Perspectives

Michael Sutton

The publication of new research relating to the positions taken by Jews and Christians in Vichy France continues apace, as witness the selection here of a large number of works published since 2012. * 1 In considering them, we have limited

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Reconsidering Voltaire on Jews and Judaism in Le Dictionnaire philosophique

Arthur Scherr

Testament Jews, which he probably expected his “enlightened” readers not to take literally, Voltaire was far more appreciative of the abilities and aspirations of the Jewish people than he is often portrayed, even in respected academic works. Unfortunately

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Frenchman, Jew, Positivist

Reading the Rules and Mapping Émile Durkheim in Germany

Wiebke Keim

scholarly community is what my title refers to: as a Frenchman, Jew and positivist, Durkheim possessed a combination of personal attributes that, for a long period of time, was highly unfavourable and prevented him from achieving widespread recognition in

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Psychoanalysis, Jews and History

David Herman

at this dream in terms of a larger history, the political and social history of the twentieth century, in particular the history of Jews and antisemitism? What if the dream had been dreamt in Germany ten years later or in Poland fifteen years later

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‘Good Jew, Bad Jew’

Racism, Anti-Semitism and the Assault on Meaning (An Interview with Steven Friedman)

Steven Friedman and Laurence Piper

In this interview, conducted in December 2023, we speak to leading South African political analyst Steven Friedman about his latest book, Good Jew, Bad Jew: Racism, Anti-Semitism and the Assault on Meaning. 1 Steven Friedman is a South African

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Trying on the Veil

Sexual Autonomy and the End of the French Republic in Michel Houellebecq’s Submission

Seth Armus

’s not-too-distant future the fragile Republic, through passivity and opportunism, accedes to a kind of double “submission”—first a political submission to the threats of a Muslim minority (which leads to an exodus of French Jews) and second the related

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Making Space for Jewish Culture in Polish Folk and Ethnographic Museums

Curating Social Diversity after Ethnic Cleansing

Erica Lehrer and Monika Murzyn-Kupisz

that were also influenced by developing “scientific” disciplinary categories, tends toward the first narrative ( Linkiewicz 2016 ). Though the state's territory had been at most 60% ethnically Polish before World War II, and though Jews constituted 10

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American Women in the Vittel Internment Camp

Religions, Morality, and Culture

Page Dougherty Delano

South American citizenship. For these Jews, Vittel provided a temporary relief from the Warsaw ghetto, but the Germans later transported most of them to their deaths at Auschwitz. There were other arrivals, including Russian women and Benghazi Jews

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An Autobiographical Sketch

Ruth Weyl

I was a child of about twelve years when in 1936 following the never-ending discriminatory legislation in the wake of the 1935 so-called Nuremberg Laws, it was decreed that Jews must return their weapons or medals from the First World War.1 No way was my father, although a life-long pacifist, willing to hand over his mementos of that dreadful war. And so I was allowed to witness how my parents retrieved an iron cross, a number of medals, among them incidentally one from the king of Bulgaria and the emperor of Austria who were German allies in the First World War, and in particular his cavalry sword, from a large trunk in the vast loft of our flat, wrapped them in what I think must have been a blanket, to ditch them later that night in the River Spree.

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Jews and Arabs

Lionel Blue

I Write this article for those Jews who expect their Rabbis to tell the truth as they see it as honestly as they can. Truth is not an easy thing to see as the pressures of modern life tend to make us polish an ‘image’, curry favours from a