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Religion and Jewish Identity in the Soviet Union, 1941-1964.

By: Altshuler, Mordechai.
Contributor(s): Sternberg, Saadya.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Tauber Institute Series for the Study of European Jewry: Publisher: Lebanon : Brandeis University Press, 2012Description: 1 online resource (335 p.).ISBN: 9781611682731.Subject(s): Jews - Government policy - Soviet Union | Jews -- Government policy -- Soviet Union | Jews - Soviet Union - History | Jews -- Soviet Union -- History | Jews - Soviet Union - Identity | Jews -- Soviet Union -- Identity | Jews - Soviet Union - Social conditions | Jews -- Soviet Union -- Social conditions | Soviet Union - Ethnic relations | Soviet Union -- Ethnic relationsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Religion and Jewish Identity in the Soviet Union, 1941-1964DDC classification: 305.892 | 305.892/404709045 | 305.892404709045 LOC classification: DS134.85 .A4813 2012Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Title Page; Contents; Preface; Introduction; Part One | From Religious Leniency to a Campaign of Oppression; 1 | Soviet Religious Policy in the Wake of the Nazi Invasion, 1941 - 1948; 2 | The Legalization of Congregations and Synagogues; 3 | The Formation of Prayer Groups (Minyanim); 4 | Jewish Spiritual Needs in the Aftermath of the Holocaust; 5 | Stalin's Final Years, 1949 - 1953: Persecution and the Threat of Liquidation; 6 | Public Displays of Jewish Identity: Demonstrations in the Synagogue Square; 7 | Khrushchev's "Thaw," 1954 - 1959; 8 | The Public Campaign against Religion
Part Two | Between the Private and the Public Spheres9 | Rabbis and the Congregational Establishment; 10 | Cantors for Hire; 11 | Financing Religious Activities; 12 | Religious Studies and the Moscow Yeshiva, 1957; 13 | Kosher Slaughter (Shechita) and Matzah Baking; 14 | Holiday Observance in the Private Sphere; 15 | Charity and the Jewish Needy; 16 | Ritual Baths and Circumcision; 17 | Cemeteries, Holocaust Memorials, & Burial Societies; 18 | The Attitude of World Jewry and Israel to Judaism in the USSR; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary: Unearths the roots of a national awakening among Soviet Jews during World War II and its aftermath
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Title Page; Contents; Preface; Introduction; Part One | From Religious Leniency to a Campaign of Oppression; 1 | Soviet Religious Policy in the Wake of the Nazi Invasion, 1941 - 1948; 2 | The Legalization of Congregations and Synagogues; 3 | The Formation of Prayer Groups (Minyanim); 4 | Jewish Spiritual Needs in the Aftermath of the Holocaust; 5 | Stalin's Final Years, 1949 - 1953: Persecution and the Threat of Liquidation; 6 | Public Displays of Jewish Identity: Demonstrations in the Synagogue Square; 7 | Khrushchev's "Thaw," 1954 - 1959; 8 | The Public Campaign against Religion

Part Two | Between the Private and the Public Spheres9 | Rabbis and the Congregational Establishment; 10 | Cantors for Hire; 11 | Financing Religious Activities; 12 | Religious Studies and the Moscow Yeshiva, 1957; 13 | Kosher Slaughter (Shechita) and Matzah Baking; 14 | Holiday Observance in the Private Sphere; 15 | Charity and the Jewish Needy; 16 | Ritual Baths and Circumcision; 17 | Cemeteries, Holocaust Memorials, & Burial Societies; 18 | The Attitude of World Jewry and Israel to Judaism in the USSR; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index

Unearths the roots of a national awakening among Soviet Jews during World War II and its aftermath

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MORDECHAI ALTSHULER is professor emeritus in The Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

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