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Education  

Simone Schweber

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Nov 2010
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Jan 2011
This article examines Holocaust education, which now takes place across continents and grade-levels and through diverse programs and pedagogies. It argues that research about these efforts ... More

Europe  

Jan‐Werner Müller

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Nov 2010
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Jan 2011
This article argues that the Holocaust took place within a distinct normative vision of Europe as a privileged embodiment of certain values, namely the Nazis' authoritarian and antisemitic ... More

Germany  

Jeffrey Herf

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Nov 2010
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Jan 2011
This article examines the Holocaust's impact on postwar German politics, identity, and international conduct. It shows that a distinctive form of memory of the Holocaust arose in Germany ... More

Ghettos  

Martin C. Dean

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Nov 2010
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Jan 2011
The Germans created more than 140 ghettos in the Polish territories incorporated into the Reich, approximately 380 in the General Government, and more than 600 in other occupied ... More

Greater Germany  

Wolf Gruner

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Nov 2010
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Jan 2011
This article surveys the concept and reality of ‘Greater Germany’. After World War I, the idea of bringing all European Germans together in a single political entity was shared by many ... More

Israel  

Boaz Cohen

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Nov 2010
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Jan 2011
Established in 1948, three years after the defeat of Nazi Germany, the State of Israel remains intrinsically connected to the Holocaust. It influences cultural norms, education, and ... More

Jewish Culture  

Jeffrey Shandler

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Nov 2010
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Jan 2011
This article argues that the Holocaust not only has become a mainstay of Jewish culture but also has engendered an array of cultural practices across the spectrum of Jewish ideological and ... More

Jews  

Dan Michman

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Nov 2010
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Jan 2011
Identifying Jews solely as victims of the Holocaust, a classification long employed in Holocaust studies, begs more questions than it answers, because this approach tends to underplay the ... More

Labor Sites  

Mark Spoerer

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Nov 2010
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Jan 2011
Recent studies show that forced labour sites were far more numerous than previously thought. While maintaining that the term ‘slave labour’ understates the condition of Jewish workers ... More

Living Space  

Wendy Lower

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Nov 2010
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Jan 2011
Central to the ideology of Nazi imperialism was the joining of race and space. The ‘New Order’ the Nazis sought entailed a racial classification and ‘cleansing’ of Europe, especially its ... More

Medieval Jewry In Christendom  

Ram Ben-Shalom

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Dec 2004
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Sep 2009
This article begins in the early Middle Ages, and specifically addresses questions concerning the economic and political situation of Jewry in Western Europe. The period of the high Middle ... More

Nationalism  

Eric D. Weitz

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Nov 2010
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Jan 2011
National Socialism sought a radical restructuring of the European population. The drive to assert German domination over the continent entailed not only territorial conquest and political ... More

Radical Millennial Movements in Contemporary Judaism in Israel  

Yaakov Ariel

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Oct 2011
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Jan 2012
Repeated defeats at the hands of the Romans and the subsequent pan-European migration made the Jewish people pragmatic and their religion, rid off radical traits, with the exception of ... More

Religion and Violence in the Jewish Traditions  

Ron E. Hassner and Gideon Aran

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Jan 2013
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Mar 2013
This chapter reports the traditional violent themes in religious Judaism as they seem in sacred texts, rites, customs, and chronicles, and provides a survey of the components of Jewish ... More

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