Jews and Violence: Images, Ideologies, Realities.  
  [SERIES]: Studies in Contemporary Jewry - an Annual: Volume XVIII.  

 
Author Medding, Peter Y. [Ed.] / Blidstein, G.J.; Horowitz, E.; Friedgut, Th.H.; Wisse, R.; Holzer, E; Gutman, Y.; Cromer, G.; Rosenak, M.; et al.
Place of Publication Jerusalem / Oxford
Publication Name The Abraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Judaism, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Year 2002
Language(s) English
Description
[CONTENTS]: Gerald J. Blidstein - The State and the Legitimate Use of Force and Coercion in Modern Halakhic Thought. Elliott Horowitz - "They Fought Because They Were Fighters and They Fought Because They Were Jews": Violence and the Construction of Modern Jewish Identity. Theodore H. Friedgut - Jews, Violence, and the Russian Revolutionary Movement. Ruth R. Wisse - Speaking of the Devil in Yiddish Literature. Elie Holzer - The Use of Military Force in the Religious Zionist Ideology of Rabbi Yitzhak Ya`akov Reines and His Successors. Michael Berkowitz - Crime and Redemption? American Jewish Gangsters, Violence, and the Fight against Nazism. Yisrael Gutman - Reflections on Jewish Resistance under the Nazi German Occupation. Simha F. Landau - Violence in Israeli Society: Its Relation to Social Stress. Gerald Cromer - The Voice of Jacob and the Hands of Esau: Verbal and Physical Violence in Israeli Politics, 1977-1984. Michael Rosenak - Corporal Punishment in Jewish Education: A Philosophical-Educational Exploration. Menachem Friedman - Haredi Violence in Contemporary Israeli Society. Matthew Silver - Fighting for Palestine and Crimea: Two Jewish Friends from Philadelphia during the First World War and the 1920s. 240x160 mm. 328 pages. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket edges wrinkled. Spine edges bumped. Text block edges slightly wrinkled. Else in good condition.
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Catalog Index Number V 1105 178



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