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Jewish studies in the 21st century : Prague, Europe, world / edited by Marcela Zoufalá,

Other Title:
Prague, Europe, world
Publication:
Wiesbaden : Harrassowitz Verlag, 2014.
Series:
Jüdische Kultur ; 1431-6757 Bd. 29.
Jüdische Kultur, 1431-6757 ; Bd. 29
Format/Description:
Book
237 pages : some illustrations ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Jews -- Czech Republic -- Prague.
Czech Republic -- Intellectual life.
Jews -- Czech Republic -- History.
Jews -- Europe -- History -- 19th century.
Jews -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
Prague (Czech Republic) -- History -- 20th century.
Europe -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.
Europe -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Contents:
Execution of John the Baptist and the crucifixion of Jesus of Nazareth : a chronological conundrum / Tamas Visi
Abrogation of Mosaic law in Judaism's medieval polemic with Islam : Se'adyah Gaon, Ya'qub al-Qirqisani, Maimonides / Daniel Bousek
Judah Low ben Betsalel - the Maharal of Prague : a theologian with humanist bias / Pavel Sladek
Nobility and Jewish society in the Habsburg monarchy / Jan Zupanic
Reevaluation of the Jewish pantheon : Josephus Flavius and Jewish historical writings in Bohemia / Louise Hecht
Negative stereotypes of Jews in Czech prose at the turn of the 20th century / Jiri Holy
Polna's shadow - the Hilsner affair and the problem of Jewish integration in the Bohemian lands / Hillel J. Kieval
Christianity and Judaism in the thought of Franz Werfel / Milan Tvrdik
The death of anti-semitism? : (on the appropriateness of the term anti-semitism and ethnocentrism in the philological terminology) / Stepan Balik
Amor dei intellectualis : Halakhic men on the love of God / Milan Lycka
Why do we call the destruction of the European Jewry "the holocaust"? / Zbynek Tarant
The persecution of Czechoslovak Jews in the Soviet Union during World War II / Jan Dvorak, Adam Hradilek
Being Jewish in Europe in the 21st century : Jewish identity and contemporary antisemitism / Marcela Zoufala.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Zoufalá, Marcela, editor.
ISBN:
9783447101288 (hd. bd. : permanent/durable paper)
3447101288 (hd. bd. : permanent/durable paper)
OCLC:
880553487
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