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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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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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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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David Herman

The early accounts of Freud’s life and the history of psychoanalysis tended to marginalise Jewishness and antisemitism. It is not that Ernest Jones, Henri F. Ellenberger and Richard Wollheim excluded them altogether. There were passing references to Freud’s Jewish background in Moravia, antisemitism in late nineteenth-century Vienna, his largely Jewish circle, his fascination with Moses and the psychoanalytic exodus after the Anschluss in 1938. However, there was a big shift after the 1980s and ’90s in the historiography of psychoanalysis. First, there was a growing interest in the culture and politics of fin-de-siècle Vienna and in Budapest and Prague. Second, there was a growing interest in the world of Jewish Orthodoxy in central and east Europe and its influence on Freud’s generation, and a new concern with antisemitism and race in nineteenth-century medical science and how psychoanalysis can be seen as a response to these new discourses.

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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

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Moroccan Jews in Modern Times

Orientations and Reorientations

Norman A. Stillman

at the opening of the exhibition on 14 October 2010, and there were monthly lectures and films in conjunction with the exhibition, culminating seven months later in the May conference. In April 2010, Yale University held a symposium on the Jews of

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Moisés Orfali

Spain itself. Alongside these romances , additional popular songs such as complas , consejas , cuentos and canciones were kept alive as well. The Jews, however, were happy to absorb new songs brought in from Spain. As early as the first quarter of

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Rachel Adler

heterosexual. For a long time, the conversationalists failed to notice that there were people whispering on the periphery: women both straight and lesbian, gay men, bisexuals, transsexuals, Jews of colour, differently abled Jews. Only in the last forty years

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Tony Bayfield

finished; only in Israel can a Jew be a Jew, upright and unafraid; only in Israel do Jews have a future. Make aliyah for the sake of your family and its future; fail to make aliyah and your children will assimilate – that is, if the goyim will ever allow