By Steven E. Aschheim,Vivian Liska,Leo Baeck Institute Jerusalem
In the prior a long time the “German-Jewish phenomenon” (Derrida) has more and more attracted the eye of students from numerous fields: Jewish reviews, highbrow background, philosophy, literary and cultural reviews, severe idea. In all its complicated dimensions, the post-enlightenment German-Jewish adventure is overwhelmingly considered as the main fundamental and charged assembly of Jews with the venture of modernity. probably for that reason, from the eighteenth century via to our personal time it's been the item of excessive mirrored image, of clashing interpretations and appropriations. In either micro and macro case-studies, this quantity engages the a number of views as encouraged through manifold actors, and analyzes their makes use of, biases and ideological capabilities over the years in several cultural, disciplinary and nationwide contexts. This quantity contains either old remedies of differing German-Jewish understandings in their adventure – their family members to their Judaism, basic tradition and to different Jews – and modern reflections and competing interpretations as to the way to comprehend the general event of German Jewry.
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The German-Jewish Experience Revisited (Perspectives on Jewish Texts and Contexts) by Steven E. Aschheim,Vivian Liska,Leo Baeck Institute Jerusalem