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Empire, Nationalism and the Jewish Question: Victor Adler and Otto Bauer

Empire, Nationalism and the Jewish Question: Victor Adler and Otto Bauer

Monday, January 25, 2016
In this paper, given at the 2015 annual Empire, Jews and Socialism Conference in Vienna, Austria, Wolfgang Maderthaner looks at the lives of Victor Adler and Otto Bauer—as a prism through which to examine the complex relationship between German nationalism, the Jewish Question and pro-... read more about Empire, Nationalism and the Jewish Question: Victor Adler and Otto Bauer»

Israel-Palestine, the US, and the Language of the Holocaust

Thursday, October 29, 2015
by SHAI GINSBURG for ISLAMiCommentary on OCTOBER 27, 2015: Originally, I had planned on focusing my comments on the divergent logics of Empire and State — of the political dynamics that inform the politics of the US on the one hand, and of Israel on the other — as emerge from Khalidi’s analysis... read more about Israel-Palestine, the US, and the Language of the Holocaust»
Shai Ginsburg's book, "Rhetoric and Nation" reviewed on H-Judaic

Shai Ginsburg's book, "Rhetoric and Nation" reviewed on H-Judaic

Monday, October 26, 2015
'Rhetoric and Nation: The Formation of Hebrew National Culture, 1880-1990,' is reviewed by Jessica Carr (Lafayette College) at the following:https://networks.h-net.org/node/28655/reviews/91478/carr-ginsburg-rhetoric-and-nation-formation-hebrew-national-cultureCarr notes that "Rhetoric and Nation... read more about Shai Ginsburg's book, "Rhetoric and Nation" reviewed on H-Judaic»
Laura Lieber changes the classroom with Jews and Germans

Laura Lieber changes the classroom with Jews and Germans

Thursday, October 22, 2015
This article was originally posted at Duke Today.  https://today.duke.edu/2015/08/archivesaliveArchives Alive: Students Dive Into the Rubenstein Initiative aims to make collections a stronger part of the undergraduate experience August 31, 2015 | Geoffrey Mock Students... read more about Laura Lieber changes the classroom with Jews and Germans»
Perilman Fellow Thomas Prendergast in "Religions"

Perilman Fellow Thomas Prendergast in "Religions"

Thursday, October 22, 2015
Thomas Prendergast, Duke history graduate student, and Perilman fellow, argues that "imperial peripheries, while traditionally overlooked as sites of knowledge production, in fact played a pivotal role in the development of an important brand of “progressive” social scientific research, one... read more about Perilman Fellow Thomas Prendergast in "Religions"»
Marc Brettler discusses the new edition of The Jewish Study Bible

Marc Brettler discusses the new edition of The Jewish Study Bible

Thursday, September 3, 2015
In this podcast for "New Books in Biblical Studies," Marc Zvi Brettler, the Bernice and Morton Lerner Chair of Judaic Studies at Duke, talks about the complexity of editing The Jewish Study Bible, and the foundations upon which it was built.The original recording can be found at: http://... read more about Marc Brettler discusses the new edition of The Jewish Study Bible»

Protect me for (the tie of) blood and milk that is between us

Thursday, August 20, 2015
by Oded ZingerThis article originally appeared at the University of Camridge’s Taylor Schechter Genizah Research Project website: http://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/departments/taylor-schechter-genizah-research-unit/fragment-month/fragment-month-augustReaders of Goitein’s 3rd volume of Med. Soc.... read more about Protect me for (the tie of) blood and milk that is between us»

Borges in Jerusalem Memories of the Argentine literary mystic’s visit to the Holy Land, and of his nuanced Zionism

Monday, June 15, 2015
This article originally appeared on Tablet at: http://tabletmag.com/jewish-arts-and-culture/books/191494/borges-in-jerusalemBorges in Jerusalem Memories of the Argentine literary mystic’s visit to the Holy Land, and of his nuanced ZionismBy Shalom Goldman|June 11, 2015 12:00 AM  In 1969 I was... read more about Borges in Jerusalem Memories of the Argentine literary mystic’s visit to the Holy Land, and of his nuanced Zionism»
A Shmita Manifesto:  a radical sabbatical approach to Jewish food reform in the United States

A Shmita Manifesto: a radical sabbatical approach to Jewish food reform in the United States

Thursday, April 23, 2015
Adrienne Krone, Duke Center for Jewish Studies Perilman Fellow and Graduate Student in the Department of Religious Studies, has recently published a paper detailing the revolutionar movement that has cropped up with a vision to revitalize American Jewish environmentalism through food reform.She... read more about A Shmita Manifesto: a radical sabbatical approach to Jewish food reform in the United States»
Duke Welcomes Marc Brettler to Jewish Studies Faculty!

Duke Welcomes Marc Brettler to Jewish Studies Faculty!

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
The Duke Center for Jewish Studies is incredibly pleased to welcome Marc Brettler to the faculty in Jewish Studies in fall 2015.  Professor Brettler will take over the Bernice and Morton Lerner Chair of Judaic Studies from Professor Eric Meyers who will be retiring at the end of the summer.  He... read more about Duke Welcomes Marc Brettler to Jewish Studies Faculty!»

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