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Hyman, Paula 1946-2011

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The Jews of modern France by Paula Hyman( )

11 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 2,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book explores the complex encounter of France and its Jews from just before the revolution to the present. The author shows how French Jews have embraced the opportunities of integration and acculturation, redefined their identities, and adapted their Judaism to the pragmatic and ideological demands of the time
My life as a radical Jewish woman : memoirs of a Zionist feminist in Poland by Puʻah Raḳoṿsḳa( )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 1,915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiography of Puah Rakovsky, who broke from traditional upbringng to become a professional educator, Zionist activist, and feminist leader in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century Poland
Jewish women in America : an historical encyclopedia by Paula Hyman( Book )

17 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Jewish woman in America by Charlotte Baum( Book )

19 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in 3 languages and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Dreyfus to Vichy : the remaking of French Jewry, 1906-1939 by Paula Hyman( Book )

11 editions published between 1919 and 1979 in English and German and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the close of the Dreyfus Affair to the outbreak of World War II, the French Jewish community was profoundly altered by the immigration of Eastern European Jews. Bringing with them ethnic definitions of Jewish identity and notions of political activism, the immigrants stimulated a major transformation- demographic, socio-economic, institutional, and ideological- in a French Jewish community that has practiced an ideology of assimilation since the mid-nineteenth century. This book explores this process of transformation against the backdrop of the increasingly xenophobic climate of France at the beginning of the twentieth century. It shows how the French setting shaped the meeting of native and immigrant Jews, and explores why that confrontation proved more difficult in France than in the Anglo-Saxon countries. Drawing on new archival sources, the author deals not only with the politics of native and immigrant Jews, but with their social history as well. This work adds a comparative dimension to previous studies of Jewish immigration, most of which have focused on North America, and also provides a view of France from the vantage point of one of her most significant minorities. -- Publisher description
Gender and assimilation in modern Jewish history : the roles and representation of women by Paula Hyman( Book )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the relation between gender and the encounter of Jews with various conditions of Modernity. She makes clear that the study of the process of Jewish assimilation in contemporary times must include women and gender in its framework
Jewish women in Eastern Europe by ChaeRan Y Freeze( )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The emancipation of the Jews of Alsace : acculturation and tradition in the nineteenth century by Paula Hyman( Book )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and German and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ch. 2 (pp. 11-29), "The Status of Jews in Alsace, " discusses the Jews' economic role as intermediaries (e.g. moneylenders, peddlers) and the hostility it aroused, from the eve of the French Revolution until 1870. The Infamous Decree (1808-18), although not strictly enforced, restricted Jewish rights (e.g. commercial activities) in an effort to reorient the Jews to crafts and agriculture. The occupational resentment compounded with the legacy of Christian antisemitism and the peasant resentment of capitalistic inroads in agriculture, which was associated with the Jews, led to violent antisemitic incidents in 1819-20s, in the early 1830s, and especially during the 1848 revolution. Discrimination was expressed by local government authorities, the courts, the press, etc. By the 1850s-60s, antisemitism declined
The Jewish family : myths and reality( Book )

8 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De Dreyfus à Vichy : l'évolution de la communauté juive en France : 1906-1939 by Paula Hyman( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in French and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the confrontation of the French Jewish community with political and social events in France. Discussing the antisemitism of the late 19th century, concludes that even the Dreyfus Affair did not change French Jews' feelings of security. The most important challenge to this community was the vast East European immigration from the 1920s. Examines the attitudes of French Jews and the immigrants (who formed their own organizations) towards antisemitism. Lack of solidarity was one of the causes of the failure to fight this phenomenon. The Consistory blamed Jewish immigrants for the growing antisemitism because of their communist sympathies. Underlines the passivity of the Consistory regarding the problems confronting France in the 1930s. Concludes that only the Vichy period shocked this community in such a way that they were better prepared to deal with the postwar Jewish immigration from North Africa
Jewish women : a comprehensive historical encyclopedia( )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This encyclopedia seeks to make available to all who are interested in Jewish history and culture the varied accomplishments of Jewish women and their many contributions to the Jewish historical experience over the course of the past three millennia. Women have been largely absent from most accounts of the Jewish past, because male experience served as the guide to historical significance. Only recently have women begun to be integrated into Jewish encyclopedias, but not yet in proportion to their demographic and social importance and their public activity. The prize-winning encyclopedia Jewish Women in America, which was published in 1997, marked a major advance but was limited to one geographic location and historical period. In general reference works, Jewish women are most often not noted as Jews because their Jewishness is not considered relevant to their accomplishments. As editors we strove to recover the Jewish women who remained invisible in standard reference works. We were ambitious: our vision embraced the whole Jewish world and all of Jewish culture from the Hebrew Bible to the present. Although we privileged Jewish women as actors in history, we also addressed the representations of Jewish women, particularly in classical biblical and rabbinic texts"--The editor's preface. CD-ROM format
Toldot ha-Shoʼah : Tsarefat by Asher Cohen( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in Hebrew and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the effects of German and Vichy rule in wartime France, with its ca. 300,000 Jews, half of whom were recent immigrants. The effectiveness of anti-Jewish legislation in both areas depended, to a large extent, on French public opinion. From fall 1940 until summer 1942, thousands of Jews who did not have French citizenship were deported to concentration camps (mainly in southern France), and Jewish property was Aryanized. The Commissariat General aux Questions Juives, established by the Germans, supported the Aryanization which was carried out very efficiently. However, the fact that most of the French population opposed the deportations made it more difficult for the Germans, and easier for the Jews to execute rescue plans; ca. three-quarters of the Jews in France survived. Discusses, also, the situation of the Jews in Algeria, Tunisia, and Morocco, countries which were directly or indirectly under French rule
Jewish feminism faces the American women's movement : convergence and divergence by Paula Hyman( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Jews in post-Dreyfus France (1906-1939) by Paula Hyman( Book )

13 editions published between 1975 and 1985 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jewish women in America : an historical encyclopedia( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abba Hillel Silver : Zionism and the rescue of the European Jews by Aharon Berman( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rethinking European Jewish history( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Europe has changed greatly in the last century. Political, social and ideological transformations have not only redrawn the map of the continent but have rewoven the fabric of its culture. These changes have nourished widespread reassessment in European historical research in terms of its presuppositions, its methodologies, its directions, its emphases, and its scope. The political boundaries between nations and states, along with the very concepts of 'nation' and 'boundary', have changed significantly, and the self-consciousness of ethnic minorities has likewise evolved in new directions. All these developments have affected how the Jews of Europe perceive themselves, and helped shape how historians view the Jewish past. This volume looks at the Jewish past in the spirit of this reassessment. Part I reconciders the basic parameters of the subject as well as some of its fundamental concepts suggesting new assumptions and perspectives from which to conduct future studies of European Jewish history. Topics covered here include periodization and the definition of geographical borders, antisemitism, gender and the history of Jewish women, and notions of assimilation. Part II is devoted to articulating the meaning of 'modernity' in the history of European Jewry and demarcating key stages in its crystallization. Contributors here reflect on the defining characteristics of a distinct early modern period in European Jewish history, the Reformation and the Jews, and the fundamental features of the Jewish experience in modern times. Parts III and IV present two scholarly conversations as case studies for the application of the critical and programmatic categories considered thus far: the complex web of relationships between Jews, Christians, and Jewish converts to Christianity (Conversos, New Christians, Marranos) in fifteenth-century Spain; and the impact of American Jewry on Jewish life in Europe in the twentieth century, at a time when the dominant trend was one of migration from Europe to the Americas. This timely volume suggests a new framework for the study of Jewish history and helps to contextualize it within the mainstream of historical scholarship
The Golden land on the silver screen( Visual )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six persons comment on and criticise six major motion pictures that reflect on the lives of Jews in the United States, from an immingrant in the 1850's to the early 1970's. In its own way, each film grapples with the issues of acculturation, assimilation, and Jewish identity
Rescued from the Reich : how one of Hitler's soldiers saved the Lubavitcher Rebbe by Bryan Mark Rigg( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Polin : Jewish Women in Eastern Europe by Paula Hyman( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jewish women's exclusion from the public domains of religious and civil life has been reflected in their near absence in the master narratives of the East European Jewish past. As a result, the study of Jewish women in eastern Europe is still in its infancy. The fundamental task of historians to construct women as historical subjects, 'as a focus of inquiry, a subject of the story, an agent of the narrative', has only recently begun. This volume is the first collection of essays devoted to the study of Jewish women's experiences in Eastern Europe. The volume is edited by Paula Hyman of Yale Un
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My life as a radical Jewish woman : memoirs of a Zionist feminist in Poland
My life as a radical Jewish woman : memoirs of a Zionist feminist in PolandJewish women in America : an historical encyclopediaGender and assimilation in modern Jewish history : the roles and representation of womenJewish women in Eastern EuropeThe emancipation of the Jews of Alsace : acculturation and tradition in the nineteenth centuryJewish women : a comprehensive historical encyclopediaJewish women in America : an historical encyclopediaRescued from the Reich : how one of Hitler's soldiers saved the Lubavitcher Rebbe
Alternative Names
Haiman, Paʾulah

Haiman, Paulah 1946-

Haiman, Paʼulah 1946-2011

Hayyman Paʾwlah 1946-2011

Hyman, Paula

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Hyman Paula 1946-2011

Hyman, Paula E.

Hyman, Paula E. 1946-

Hyman, Paula E. 1946-2011

Hyman, Paula Ellen 1946-

Hyman, Paula Ellen 1946-2011

Paula Hyman American writer

Paula Hyman escritora estadounidense

היימן, פאולה

הימן, פאולה

הימן, פולה אי.

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