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A club of their own Jewish humorists and the contemporary world

Author: Eli Lederhendler; Gabriel N Finder; ha- Makhon le-Yahadut zemanenu
Publisher: Oxford New York Published for the Institute by Oxford University Press 2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Volume XXIX of Studies in Contemporary Jewry provides a nuanced account of the history and development of Jewish humor, while also making a case for the importance of humor in studying any culture.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Humor
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eli Lederhendler; Gabriel N Finder; ha- Makhon le-Yahadut zemanenu
ISBN: 9780190646127 0190646128 9780190646134 0190646136
OCLC Number: 962746366
Notes: "The Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Description: XV, 315 Seiten
Contents: SymposiumA Club of Their Own: Jewish Humorists and the Contemporary WorldSteven Beller, "The Right Melange": Viennese Operetta as a Stage for Jewish Humor Edward Portnoy, Purim on Pesach: The Invented Tradition of Passover Yontef-bletlekh in the Warsaw Yiddish PressStephen J. Whitfield, Jackie Mason: The Comedian as Ethnographer Jarrod Tanny, Decoding Seinfeld's JewishnessMichael Berkowitz, "Humour Wholesalers"? Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran's Anglo-Jewish Television ComedyCarol Zemel, Funny-Looking: Thoughts on Jewish Visual HumorAnna Shternshis, Humor and Russian Jewish IdentityAvinoam Patt, "Laughter through Tears": Jewish Humor in the Aftermath of the HolocaustKerstin Steitz, And Hannah Laughed: The Role of Irony in Hannah Arendt's Eichmann in JerusalemGabriel N. Finder, An Irony of History: Ephraim Kishon's German TriumphDiego Rotman, The "Tsadik from Plonsk" and "Goldenyu": Political Satire in Dzigan and Shumacher's Israeli Comic Repertoire Limor Shifman, Humor and Ethnicity on Israeli Television: A Historical PerspectiveAsal Dardan, From Monsters to Pop Icons: The Use of Humor in Films on Nazis and Hitler since Der UntergangDavid Slucki, Making Out in Anne Frank's Attic: Humor and the Holocaust in AustraliaEssayRichard I. Cohen, In Memoriam: Ezra MendelsohnReview EssayOlga Litvak, The New MarranosBook Reviews (arranged by subject)Antisemitism, Holocaust, and GenocideEsther Farbstein, Beseter hamadregah: hayahadut haortodoksit behungariyah nokha? hashoah (Hidden in the Heights: Orthodox Jewry in Hungary during the Holocaust), Haim GeniziAmos Goldberg, Traumah beguf rishon: ketivat yomanim bitkufat hashoah (Trauma in First Person: Diary Writing during the Holocaust), Omri Herzog Michal Shaul, Pe'er tahat 'efer: hahevrah haharedit beyisrael betzel hashoah 1945-1961 (Beauty for Ashes: Holocaust Memory and the Rehabilitation of Ashkenazi Haredi Society in Israel 1945-1961), Judith Tydor Baumel-Schwartz Ben Urwand, The Collaboration: Hollywood's Pact with Hitler, Ofer AshkenaziCultural StudiesJoy Calico, Arnold Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw in Postwar Europe, Yoel GreenbergOlga Gershenson, The Phantom Holocaust: Soviet Cinema and Jewish Catastrophe, Olga LitvakErnest B. Gilman, Yiddish Poetry and the Tuberculosis Sanatorium 1900-1970, Jan SchwarzRina Lapidus, Jewish Women Writers in the Soviet Union, Olga LitvakHarriet Murav, Music from a Speeding Train: Jewish Literature in Post-Revolutionary Russia, Olga LitvakEfraim Sicher (ed.), Race, Color, Identity: Rethinking Discourses about "Jews" in the Twenty- First Century, Mitchell B. HartYosef Tobi and Tsivia Tobi, Judeo-Arabic Literature in Tunisia, 1850-1950, Norman (Noam) A. StillmanHistory and BiographyMordechai Altshuler, Religion and Jewish Identity in the Soviet Union, 1941-1964, trans. Saadya Sternberg, Olga LitvakDianne Ashton, Hanukkah in America: A History, Hizky ShohamElissa Bemporad, Becoming Soviet Jews: The Bolshevik Experiment in Minsk, Olga LitvakAva F. Kahn and Adam D. Mendelsohn, Transnational Traditions: New Perspectives on American Jewish History, Eli LederhendlerCecile Esther Kuznitz, YIVO and the Making of Modern Jewish Culture: Scholarship for the Yiddish Nation, Eli LederhendlerJess Olson, Nathan Birnbaum and Jewish Modernity: Architect of Zionism, Yiddishism and Orthodoxy, David WeinbergYaacov Ro'i (ed.), The Jewish Movement in the Soviet Union, Olga LitvakDavid Shneer, Through Soviet Jewish Eyes: Photography, War and the Holocaust, Olga LitvakLee-Shai Weissbach (ed. and trans.), A Jewish Life on Three Continents: The Memoir of Menachem Mendel Frieden, Gur AlroeyZionism, Israel, and the Middle EastGideon Aran, Kookism: shoreshei Gush Emunim, tarbut hamitna?alim, teologiyah tziyonit, meshihiyut bizmanenu (Kookism: The Roots of Gush Emunim, Settler Culture, Zionist Theology, and Contemporary Messianism), Tamar RossIsrael Bartal and Shimon Shamir, Beit Salomon: sheloshah dorot shel mehadeshei hayishuv (The Salomons: Three Generations of Pioneers and Leaders), Reuven GafniAnat Helman, A Coat of Many Colors: Dress Culture in the Young State of Israel, Jenna Weissman Joselit Mark LeVine and Mathias Mossberg (eds.), One Land, Two States: Israel and Palestine as Parallel States, Menachem KleinStudies in Contemporary Jewry XXXNote on Editorial Policy
Responsibility: edited by Eli Lederhendler ; guest symposium editor Gabriel N. Finder

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