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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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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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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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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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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