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The Resource At home in exile : why diaspora is good for the Jews, Alan Wolfe

At home in exile : why diaspora is good for the Jews, Alan Wolfe

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At home in exile : why diaspora is good for the Jews
Title
At home in exile
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why diaspora is good for the Jews
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Alan Wolfe
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Language
eng
Summary
"The Holocaust followed by Israel's creation constituted a kind of civil religion for Jews, reminding them of their eternal vulnerability while offering salvation in the form of statehood. Memories inevitably change, however, and as the impact of these two titanic events fade, an increasingly number of Judiasm's next generation is starting to reject the particularism associated with both events in favor of a rebirth of the universalism that once characterized life in the diaspora. In this book I argue that this is a positive moment, both for Jews and the non-Jews with whom they live"--
Summary
"The Holocaust followed by Israel's creation constituted a kind of civil religion for Jews, reminding them of their eternal vulnerability while offering salvation in the form of statehood. Memories inevitably change, however, and as the impact of these two titanic events fade, an increasingly number of Judiasm's next generation is starting to reject the particularism associated with both events in favor of a rebirth of the universalism that once characterized life in the diaspora. In this book I argue that this is a positive moment, both for Jews and the non-Jews with whom they live"--
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10381503
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1942-
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Wolfe, Alan
Dewey number
909/.04924
Index
index present
LC call number
DS134
LC item number
.W65 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Jewish diaspora
  • Zionism and Judaism
  • Jews
  • Jews
  • RELIGION / Judaism / General
  • HISTORY / Middle East / Israel
Target audience
adult
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why diaspora is good for the Jews
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At home in exile : why diaspora is good for the Jews, Alan Wolfe
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Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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rdacarrier
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text
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rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Diaspora's Destiny -- Chapter 1 We'll Rot till We Stink -- Chapter 2 Defenders of Diaspora -- Chapter 3 The Secularization of Particularism -- Chapter 4 A Tale of Two Rabbis -- Chapter 5 The Lost Jews, the Last Jews -- Chapter 6 Anti-Anti-Semitism -- Chapter 7 The End of Exilic History? -- Personal Afterword -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Index
Control code
ocn869904745
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
272 pages
Isbn
9780807033135
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014009531
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)869904745
Label
At home in exile : why diaspora is good for the Jews, Alan Wolfe
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Diaspora's Destiny -- Chapter 1 We'll Rot till We Stink -- Chapter 2 Defenders of Diaspora -- Chapter 3 The Secularization of Particularism -- Chapter 4 A Tale of Two Rabbis -- Chapter 5 The Lost Jews, the Last Jews -- Chapter 6 Anti-Anti-Semitism -- Chapter 7 The End of Exilic History? -- Personal Afterword -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Index
Control code
ocn869904745
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
272 pages
Isbn
9780807033135
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014009531
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)869904745

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