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New German Critique (2022) 49 (3 (147)): 187–214.
Published: 01 November 2022
... have been designated as Halbjuden (half Jews), Jenö took his family to England—supposedly for business reasons. 6 He kept his identity hidden, and when his children found out, he told them that being Jewish was “dangerous, something that should be kept hidden. Something one shouldn’t talk about...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (3 (132)): 123–144.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Martin Jay In the various texts posthumously published in translation in 2017 as The Rigorism of Truth , Hans Blumenberg audaciously compared Sigmund Freud's Moses and Monotheism and Hannah Arendt's Eichmann in Jerusalem as efforts to debunk founding myths of Jewish identity. He accused both...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 115–143.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Ofer Ashkenazi Both during the Weimar years and in the early decades of the Cold War, in the wake of national catastrophes, Heimat imagery had played a vital role in the German identity discourse. This article analyzes how German Jewish filmmakers appropriated conventional Heimat imagery...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (1 (115)): 199–224.
Published: 01 February 2012
... of the disillusionment suffered by liberal German Jews and their turn away from assimilationism during the Great War—but they have failed to explain the positive identity toward which he turned. See Michael Brenner, The Renaissance of Jewish Culture in Weimar Germany (New Haven, CT: Yale Uni- versity Press, 1998...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 9–24.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Steven E. Aschheim Victor Klemperer, Hannah Arendt, and Gerhard Scholem were three formidable German Jewish intellectuals with radically different conceptions of German identity, liberalism, Marxism, Jewishness, and Zionism and who confronted the great crises of their times with greatly divergent...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (1 (136)): 1–14.
Published: 01 February 2019
..., “Binationalism and Jewish Identity,” 175 . 19. Geller, “Scholem Brothers,” 56 . 20. Aschheim, “Locating Nazi Evil,” 17–18 . 21. Scholem quoted in Aschheim, “Locating Nazi Evil,” 21 . 22. Raz-Krakotzkin, “Binationalism and Jewish Identity,” 173–74 . 23. Arendt to Scholem...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (3 (147)): 1–20.
Published: 01 November 2022
... thought” ( F , 27). Said explores this quality by excavating the contradictions around Jewish identity in Freud’s Moses and Monotheism (1939). Jacqueline Rose pithily summarizes this Saidian intervention: “Freud’s partial, fragmented, troubled, and at times self-denying relationship to his own...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (3 (132)): 61–82.
Published: 01 November 2017
... : Viking . Rabinbach Anson . 2004 . “Eichmann in New York: The New York Intellectuals and the Hannah Arendt Controversy.” October , no. 3 : 97 – 111 . Raz-Krakotzkin Amnon . 2001 . “Binationalism and Jewish Identity: Hannah Arendt and the Question of Palestine.” In Hannah Arendt...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 91–107.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Arabs as having retained an authenticity of biblical Jewish identity. The notion of Arabs as timeless and stagnant was, of course, central to much of the European Orientalist discourse described by Said. For some Zionists, it led to wearing a keffiyah and riding a camel as the apotheosis...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (2 (125)): 65–80.
Published: 01 August 2015
... in determining one’s status and maps well onto the prejudice of ageism.34 Straus reminds us that composers who write in what is recognized as a late style or 33. Klára Móricz, Jewish Identities: Nationalism, Racism, and Utopianism in Twentieth-Century Music (Berkeley: University of California Press...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 41–67.
Published: 01 November 2015
... and empowerment of a puritan Jewish identity was exactly the line of the liberal democratic court of the 1950s. As a source of inspiration, Friedman referred to two sources: the prophet Ezra, who predicted the return to Zion after the destruction of Jerusalem and the exile to Babel and who reformed Jewish...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (3 (105)): 143–164.
Published: 01 November 2008
... history of the interwar theological milieu. They document the end of liberal theol- ogy (both Protestant and Jewish) in that period and point to several of its alternatives: Schmitt’s notion of political theology, the advent of postliberal, emphatically heretical forms of Jewish identity...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (2 (101)): 45–94.
Published: 01 August 2007
... term? The non-German German is of course an adaptation of the famous coinage the “non-Jewish Jew” by the Polish Jewish historian Isaac Deutscher. The link between the two identities is more than semantic. A universalist, postnational orientation constitutes their inner affin- ity. The non-Jewish...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 181–215.
Published: 01 February 2011
... in the service of Holocaust memory and post-Holocaust identity in the West was far less plausible. Even as Jews across the ideological spectrum looked to the heroism of the Jewish resistance (while attaching different mean- ings to it) as a “usable past,” only the Stalinist camp could make ideological use...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 191–216.
Published: 01 August 2020
... in the term Talmudic wit points in the direction of Jewish sources that will assist us in formulating concrete answers. I claim not that Benjamin read these sources, or that his concept of tradition is identical to the one implied by these sources, but that his “tradition letter” invites us to think about...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (3 (99)): 41–62.
Published: 01 November 2006
... debate over the identity of Viennaʼs leading intellectuals replicates on an interpretative level the histori- cal dynamics of liberal modernization and Jewish assimilation that it seeks to explain.12 Given that Austrian Jewsʼ assimilation depended in part on a lib- eral polity, the debate also...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 65–89.
Published: 01 August 2019
... on the ethnic, national, and ideological tensions of Israeli life. But of the five mono-dialogues (conversations in which only one speaker is quoted) constituting the formidable archaeological excavation into Jewish past and identity conducted in Mr. Mani , the second deals with some of the Holocaust’s more...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (3 (120)): 111–135.
Published: 01 November 2013
... to the construction of medieval Jewish identity” (Dreams of Sub- version in Medieval Jewish Art and Literature [University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1997], 27). New German Critique 120, Vol. 40, No. 3, Fall 2013 DOI 10.1215/0094033X-2325446  © 2013 by New German Critique, Inc...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (1 (106)): 35–60.
Published: 01 February 2009
... for humanity’s life on this earth and at this time. While this universal approach to the Nazi genocide seems quite contro- versial, it is related to Arendt’s Jewish identity. As has been intimated above, she focuses on specifi c actions on account of her trust in the nonpoisonous core of humanity...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (1 (121)): 33–54.
Published: 01 February 2014
... inspired by Kant; the other strove to unburden himself from Kant’s philosoph- ical yoke.55 The one’s life’s work constituted an endeavor to integrate with Ger- man culture as a Jew; the other was committed to the creation of a separate Jewish identity. The one wrote the first Jewish autobiography...