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Jews and the state : dangerous alliances and the perils of privilege

Author: Ezra Mendelsohn
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, ©2003.
Series: Studies in contemporary Jewry, 19.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
The essays in this book focus on the establishment of alliances between Jewish leaders and those of the state in return for Jewish support.

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ezra Mendelsohn
ISBN: 0195170873 9780195170870
OCLC Number: 52688102
Description: xii, 322 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Symposium --
Jews and the state : the historical context / Richard I. Cohen --
The Jewish response to Apartheid : the record and its consequences / Gideon Shimoni --
"If I am not for myself"/"If I am only for myself" : Jews, the American South, and the quandary of self-interest / Hasia Diner --
Finding a balance in a dual society : the Jews of Quebec / Pierre Anctil --
French Jews and the "regeneration" of Algerian Jewry / Pierre Birnbaum --
From Dhimmis to colonized subjects : Moroccan Jews and the Sharifian and French colonial state / Daniel J. Schroeter --
Hungarian Jewish politics from the end of the Second World War until the collapse of Communism / Andras Kovacs.
Series Title: Studies in contemporary Jewry, 19.
Responsibility: edited by Ezra Mendelsohn.
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This volume offers a comparative view of alliances between Jewish communities and the state to show the price Jews paid for allying with unpopular regimes. The essays cover the American South, South  Read more...


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Mendelsohn's outstanding volume provides insight into the curious, at times symbiotic, relationship between the Jewish community and various secular goverments. * History * Mendelsohn's outstanding Read more...

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