Homes away from home : Jewish belonging in twentieth-century Paris, Berlin, and St. Petersburg (eBook, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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Homes away from home : Jewish belonging in twentieth-century Paris, Berlin, and St. Petersburg

Author: Sarah Wobick-Segev
Publisher: Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2018]
Series: Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a comparative study of Jewish communities in Western, Central, and Eastern Europe. It analyzes how Jews used social and religious spaces to reformulate patterns of fraternity, celebration, and family formation and expressions of self-identification. It suggests that the social patterns that developed between 1890 and the 1930s were formative for the fundamental reshaping of Jewish community and remain  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wobick-Segev, Sarah.
Homes away from home.
Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2017052515
(OCoLC)1010657537
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Wobick-Segev
ISBN: 9781503606548 1503606546
OCLC Number: 1010505476
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 295 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: A room of their own : friendship, fellowship and fraternity --
A place for love : autonomy, choice and partnership --
Room to grow : children, youth and informal education --
A space for Judaism : rites of passage and old-new Jewish holydays --
Rebuilding after the Shoah : the challenges of remembering and reconstruction
Series Title: Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture.
Responsibility: Sarah Wobick-Segev.

Abstract:

This is a comparative study of Jewish communities in Western, Central, and Eastern Europe. It analyzes how Jews used social and religious spaces to reformulate patterns of fraternity, celebration, and family formation and expressions of self-identification. It suggests that the social patterns that developed between 1890 and the 1930s were formative for the fundamental reshaping of Jewish community and remain essential to our understanding of contemporary Jewish life

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"Drawing on a stunning array of sources, Sarah Wobick-Segev transports readers through the spaces and places of Jewish life in three European cities, showing the centrality of new sites of leisure Read more...

 
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