Germans into Jews : Remaking the Jewish Social Body in the Weimar Republic
By: Gillerman, Sharon.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Stanford Studies in Jewish History and C: Publisher: Palo Alto : Stanford University Press, 2009Description: 1 online resource (250 p.).ISBN: 9780804771405.Subject(s): Jews -- Germany -- Charities -- History | Jews - Germany - Charities - History | Jews -- Germany -- History -- 20th century | Jews - Germany - History - 20th century | Jews -- Germany -- Social conditions -- 20th century | Jews - Germany - Social conditions - 20th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Germans into Jews : Remaking the Jewish Social Body in the Weimar RepublicDDC classification: 305.892/404309042 | 305.892404309042 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents; 1. "As the Family Goes, So Goes the Nation"; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 2. Constructing a Jewish Body Politic: Declining Fertility and the Development of a Jewish Population Policy; 3. "A Little State Within a Larger One": The Expansion of Jewish Welfare During the Weimar Republic; 4. Rescuing "Endangered Youth": Youth Welfare and the Project of Bourgeois Social Reform; 5. Trauma and Transference: War Orphans Shape a New Jewish Nation; Conclusion; List of Abbreviations; Notes; Select Bibliography; Index
Germans into Jews turns to an often overlooked and misunderstood period of German and Jewish history-the years between the world wars. It has been assumed that the Jewish community in Germany was in decline during the Weimar Republic. But, Sharon Gillerman demonstrates that Weimar Jews sought to rejuvenate and reconfigure their community as a means both of strengthening the German nation and of creating a more expansive and autonomous Jewish entity within the German state. These ambitious projects to increase fertility, expand welfare, and strengthen the family transcended the ideo
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