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Virtually Jewish : reinventing Jewish culture in Europe

Author: Ruth Ellen Gruber
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2002.
Series: S. Mark Taper Foundation imprint in Jewish studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
The author explores the phenomenon of the Jewish culture in Europe. In this book she askes in what way do non-Jews embrace and enact Jewish culture and for what reasons.

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Genre/Form: History
Klezmer music
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Ellen Gruber
ISBN: 0520213637 9780520213630
OCLC Number: 46937484
Description: xiii, 304 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Cities without Jews --
A virtual Jewish world --
"There is no future without memory" --
Touching the past --
What to do? --
Seeing is believing --
The tourist track --
Structuring memory --
Making (and remaking Jewish music --
Klezmer in Germany --
Whose music?
Series Title: S. Mark Taper Foundation imprint in Jewish studies.
Responsibility: Ruth Ellen Gruber.
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More than half a century after the Holocaust, in countries where Jews make up just a tiny fraction of the population, products of Jewish culture have become very viable components of the popular  Read more...


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"A richly documented and insightful deliberation on the dilemma of what to do in places where Jewish culture once flourished, but Jews are no longer to be found or are very few in number....Even Read more...

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