Against The Grain : Jewish Intellectuals in Hard Times
By: Mendelsohn, Ezra.
Contributor(s): Hoffman, Stefani | Cohen, Richard I.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 2013Description: 1 online resource (320 p.).ISBN: 9781782380030.Subject(s): Aschheim, Steven E., -- 1942- -- Political and social views | Germany -- Ethnic relations | Germany -- Intellectual life -- 20th century | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Influence | Intellectuals -- Political aspects -- Germany -- History -- 20th century | Jews -- Germany -- Intellectual life | Jews, East European -- Germany | Political culture -- Germany -- History -- 20th century | Strauss, Leo -- Political and social viewsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Against The Grain : Jewish Intellectuals in Hard TimesDDC classification: 305.552089924043 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents; Acknowledgments; Editors' Note; Introduction; Part I. Strauss, Scholem, Arendt, Benjamin; 1. A Zionist Critique of Jewish Politics; 2. Leo Strauss Reading Karl Marx during the Cold War; 3. Gershom Scholem, Einst und Jetzt; 4. Death or Birth; 5. Fragments from a Correspondence (Walter Benjamin, Gershom Scholem); Part II. Political Positioning in Hard Times; 6. In Heidegger's Shadow; 7. Walther Rathenau's Dilemma; 8. "Nothing But a Disillusioned Love"?; 9. Historicism and the Event; Part III. Brothers and Strangers; 10. Asiatic Brothers, European Strangers
11. "Brothers and Strangers"12. "Man kann verjuden"; Part IV. In the Shadow of the Holocaust; 13. A "Usable Past" and the Crisis of European Jews; 14. Three Jewish Émigrés at Nuremberg; 15. The Frankfurt School and the "Jewish Question," 1940-1970; 16. Holocaust History and Survivor Testimony; Contributors; Selected Bibliography; Index
Highlighting the seminal role of German Jewish intellectuals and ideologues in forming and transforming the modern Jewish world, this volume analyzes the political roads taken by German Jewish thinkers; the impact of the Holocaust on the Central and East European Jewish intelligentsia; and the conundrum of modern Jewish identity. Several of German Jewry's most outstanding figures such as Scholem, Strauss, and Kohn are discussed. Inspired by Steven E. Aschheim's work, several contributors focus on the fraught relationship between German and East European Jews (the so-called Ostjuden
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