Identities in an Era of Globalization and Multiculturalism

Latin America in the Jewish World

Edited by Judit Bokser Liwerant, Eliezer Ben-Rafael, Yossi Gorny, and Raanan Rein

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€149,00
$198.00
ISBN13: 
9789004154421
E-ISBN: 
9789047428053
Publication Date: 
April 2008
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xiv, 446 pp.
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ISSN: 
1570-7997
Volume: 
8

Edited by Judit Bokser Liwerant, Eliezer Ben-Rafael, Yossi Gorny, and Raanan Rein

This volume offers a multidimensional and interdisciplinary exploration of contemporary Jewish identities amidst globalization processes, with special emphasis on Latin American socio-political, communal, and cultural milieu. Stretching from political science to sociology, from art to cultural...
Series: 
Volume: 
8
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004194021
Publication date: 
October 2010

Erik H. Cohen, Bar-Ilan University

In Jewish Youth around the World 1990-2010, Erik Cohen offers a rich and multi-faceted picture of Jewish adolescents and young adults today. Based on numerous empirical studies it is pioneering in its international, comparative approach to the population.
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Volume: 
24
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004278196
Expected: 
July 2014

Françoise S. Ouzan, Tel Aviv University and Manfred Gerstenfeld, Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs

This volume focuses on the postwar rehabilitation of Jews returning to their countries of origin or starting from scratch elsewhere. Migrant Holocaust survivors and Jews from Arab and Muslim countries had to rebuild their lives after suffering extreme persecution.
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Volume: 
23
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004277762
Publication date: 
June 2014

Eliezer Ben-Rafael, Tel Aviv University, Judit Bokser Liwerant, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, and Yosef Gorny, Tel Aviv University

Jewry today is marked by transnational competing movements and local influences, meanwhile worldwide Judeophobia and sympathy for the Palestinian cause make Israel the "Jew among nations”. This volume asks: how much is the Jewish Commonwealth still pertinent to Jewry?
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Volume: 
22
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004277069
Publication date: 
June 2014

Eliezer Ben-Rafael, Tel Aviv University

As with most European Jewries today, Belgian Jewry is attacked from many directions. How are these new hardships confronted? Research shows Belgian Jews as “like” many others but “a little more” and their plight highlights the question: is allosemitism surmountable?
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Volume: 
21
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004274051
Publication date: 
April 2014

Yael Israel-Cohen, Tel Aviv University

In Between Feminism and Orthodox Judaism, Yael Israel-Cohen offers an intricate picture of feminist religious identity, resistance, and religious change.
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Volume: 
20
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004234833
Publication date: 
July 2012

Yohai Hakak, University of Portsmouth

The internal tensions and conflicts central to Haredi Lithuanian yeshivas in contemporary Israel are described with a focus on the rabinical authorities' attempts to respond to these difficulties and the changes the Haredi community is experiencing as a result
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Volume: 
19
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004234697
Publication date: 
September 2012

Erik H. Cohen

Based on a national, empirical survey, this book presents a rich portrait of the Jews of France today. An expanded translation of a French edition, the book explores the demographics, identity, communal participation, social issues and values of this community.
Series: 
Volume: 
18
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004207530
Publication date: 
August 2011

Edited by Julius H. Schoeps and Olaf Glöckner in cooperation with Anja Kreienbrink

In the context of unifying Europe, Jews of the “Old Continent” are re-thinking their role as ethno-cultural minority. European Jewry is developing a remarkable new assertiveness, but faces inner divisions and new anti-Semitism. This volume gives insight into controversial experiences...
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Volume: 
17
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004201583
Publication date: 
February 2011

Eliezer Ben-Rafael, Olaf Glöckner, and Yitzhak Sternberg

In the context of their recent dispersion, Russian-speaking Jews have become the vast majority of Germany’s longstanding Jewry. An entity marked by permeable boundaries, they show commitment to world Jewry, including Israel, but feeble identification with their hosts. While Jewish...
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Volume: 
16
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004201170
Publication date: 
February 2011

András Kovács

Analyzing the results of several sociological surveys in post-communist Hungary, this book offers insight into the nature and social background of one of the most disturbing phenomena in a newly established European democracy: antisemitism.
Series: 
Volume: 
15
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004191945
Publication date: 
October 2010

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