People of the City: Jews and the Urban Challenge

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STUDIES IN
CONTEMPORARY
JEWRY

AN ANNUAL
XV

THE AVRAHAM HARMAN INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY JEWRY THE HEBREW UNIVERSITY OF JERUSALEM

PEOPLE OF THE CITY Jews and the Urban Challenge

1999

Edited by Ezra Mendelsohn

Published for the Institute by

OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

New York • Oxford

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  • Title Page *
  • Preface vii
  • Contents ix
  • Symposium People of the City: Jews and the Urban Challenge *
  • Antisemitism and the City: A Beginner's Guide 3
  • Notes 16
  • Orthodox Jews, the City and the Suburb 19
  • Conclusion 33
  • Notes *
  • Searching for the Klezmer City 35
  • Notes 48
  • New York City, the Jews, and “the Urban Experience” 49
  • Notes *
  • East or West? Tel-Aviv in the 1920s and 1930s 68
  • Notes *
  • Was Urbanization Harmful to Jewish Tradition and Identity in Germany? 80
  • Appendix 1 *
  • Appendix 2 100
  • Appendix 3 *
  • Notes 102
  • Mythologies and Realities of Jewish Life in Prerevolutionary St. Petersburg 107
  • Notes *
  • Essay *
  • A New Rite from Israel: Reflectionson Siddur Va'Ani Tefillati of the Masorati (conservative) Movement 151
  • Notes *
  • Review Essays *
  • The Megashtetl/cosmopolis: New York Jewish History Comes of Age 171
  • Notes *
  • A Tale of Three German Cities 179
  • Notes *
  • Let My People Go: Three Studies on Jewish Emigration from the Soviet Union 185
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  • African Americans, Jewish Americans 193
  • Book Reviews *
  • Antisemitism, Holocaust and Genocide 201
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  • History and the Social Sciences 215
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  • Language, Literature and the Arts 231
  • Notes 243
  • Religion, Thought and Education 247
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  • Zionism, Israel and the Middle East 257
  • Studies in Contemporary Jewry XVI 269
  • Note on Editorial Policy 271
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