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History 1270

East European Jewry

Course Outline

  1. Who are the Jews and where did they come from?

  • Ashkenazim & Sephardim
  • E. Europe, EC Europe
  • Balkans
  •  Sachar (8) 3-11
  • c/Weinryb (15) 17-32
  • c/David, (14) 79-93 (handout)
  • c/Elazar (6) 1-6

 2. Eastern Europe as a Jewish haven

  • Community & family
  •   Sachar (3) 11-13
  • c/Umansky & Ashton (6), 1-6, 24-6
  • c/Katz (17) 4-22
  • XC: Polin--Hundert (7)
  •  Jewish-Gentile interaction
  •   c/Weinryb (12) 33-45
  • c/Roskies & Roskies (11) 59-68
  • c/Katz (17) 4-22
  • c/Ettinger (7) 23-30
  • XC: Polin--Tazbir (12), 26-38
 3. The 17th-century 'deluge'
  •  Sachar (4), 13-16
  • c/Pelenski (11) 31-42
  • c/Heritage (5) 185-90
  • XC: (11) Polin--Rosman 39-49
  4. Paradoxes of Enlightenment & first emancipations
  •   Sachar (46) 17-64
  • /Blanning (2) "Joseph II"
  • c/Iggers (17) 29-36, 43-45, 65-72

 5. The 19th-century Jewish World:

  • Hasidism
  • Haskalah
  •  Sachar (36) 64-93, 113-119
  • c/Iggers (12) 77-89
  • Kieniewicz (8) 70-77
  • Mahler (13) 3-16
  • Heritage (2) 227-229
  • Dawidowicz (19)119-127
  • XC: Zborowski (22) 166-188
  • XC: Polin--Kieniewicz (17)
  • XC: Polin--Biale (14)
 6. Modern Anti-Semitism
  •   Sachar 253-276 (24)
  • /Levy, Anti-Semitism: A Definition (9) 2-11
  • c/Lindemann, (18) 26-29, 40-56
  • c/Iggers, (9) 183-190; 197-199
  • XC Himka (48) 111-158 (in Ukrainian-Jewish Relations)

 7. Assimilation and its alternatives

  • Socialism
  • Emigration
  •  Sachar (76), 202-252, 332-358
  • c/Deutscher (2) 265-6 (JMW)
  • c/Dawidowicz (10) 119-29, 405-410
  • c/Iggers, Women of Prague, (27) 198-225
  • c/Iggers (8) 101-107, 134-135
  • XC: Mendelsohn, Wilhelm Feldman (14)
  • c/Glenn (41) 8-49
  •   8. Zionism
    •  Sachar (54) 277-331
    • c/Mendelsohn (15) 520-534 (reserve)
    • c/Iggers (8) 231-8
     9. World War I and the New Europe
    •   Sachar (26) 414-439
    • c/Polish Minority Treaty JMW (3), 437-439
    • c/Levy (18), 147-165
     10. Interwar Eastern Europe
    •  c/Levy (11) 178-89
    • c/Livezeanu/Sebastian (21) 297-319
    • Polin: Rudnicki (22) 359-381
     11. The Holocaust
    •  Sachar (52), 504-556
    • Levy (6), 252-258
    • XC Elie Wiesel, Night
     12. Jews Under Communism
    • Sachar (37), 594-631
    • c/Govrin (7), 361-368
    • c/Webber, ed., Jewish Identities: Kovács (10),
    • 150-160, re: Hungary
    • c/Webber, ed., Jewish Identities: Gebert (6),
    • 161-167, re: Poland
     13. Post-1989 Ideologies:
    •  TIME: 'More than Remembrance' (3)
    • c/Webber, ed., Jewish Identities: Wistrich (8),
    • 219-227
    • XC Ian Buruma, NYT Magazine, Aug. 3, "Young Poles, New Jews"

     

     

     

     

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