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Post-Communist Jewish Identities: Jewish Heritage

Annotated bibliographies on several aspects of the subject.

Jewish Heritage

This section was compiled by
Timothy Arehart.


Kadish, Sharman. "Squandered Heritage: Jewish Buildings in Britain." Immigrants & Minorities 10.1 (1991): 147-165. Historical Abstracts. EBSCO. Web. 17 Feb. 2010. Hist Abs

Herz, Manuel. "Institutionalized Experiment: The Politics of 'Jewish Architecture' in Germany." Jewish Social Studies 11.3 (2005): 58-66. Historical Abstracts. EBSCO. Web. 17 Feb. 2010.

Meng, Michael. "East Germany's Jewish Question: The Return and Preservation of Jewish Sites in East Berlin and Potsdam, 1945-1989." Central European History (Cambridge University Press / UK) 38.4 (2005): 606-636. Historical Abstracts. EBSCO. Web. 17 Feb. 2010

Offe, Sabine. "Sites of Remembrance? Jewish Museums in Contemporary Germany." Jewish Social Studies 3.2 (1997): 77-89. Historical Abstracts. EBSCO. Web. 18 Feb. 2010.

Stiefel, Barry, and George M. Goodwin. "Three New World Synagogues: Symbols of Toleration, Pride, and Continuity." Rhode Island Jewish Historical Notes 15.1 (2007): 38-69. Historical Abstracts. EBSCO. Web. 17 Feb. 2010.


Anders Runesson, Donald D. Binder, and Birger Olsson. The Ancient Synagogue from its Origins to 200 C.E. A Source Book (Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity, 72; Leiden: Brill, 2008)

Bedoire, Fredric, and Robert Tanner. The Jewish contribution to modern architecture, 1830-1930. Jersey City: KTAV Publishing House, Inc., 2004. Print.

Frank, Ben. A Travel Guide to Jewish Europe. Gretna, LA: Pelican Publishing Company, 2001. Print.

Serageldin, Ismail, Ephim Shluger, and Joan Martin-Brown. Historic Cities and Sacred Sites. Washington D.C.: World Bank Publications, 2001. Print.

Simon, Charles, and Shelley Lindauer. Building a Successful Volunteer Culture: Finding Meaning in Service in the Jewish Community. Woodstock: Jewish Lights Pub, 2009. Print.

Solomon, Susan. Louis I. Kahn Jewish Architecture: Mikveh Israel and the Midcentury American Synagogue (American Jewish History, Culture, and Life). Brandeis Univ, 2009. Print.

Valley, Eli. The Great Jewish Cities of Central and Eastern Europe. Lanham, MD: Jason Aronson Inc, 1999. Print.

Wiśniewski, Tomasz, and Jarosław Wojtach. Heartland of the Jewish life : synagogues and Jewish communities in Bialystok Region. 1992, 1992. Print.

Digital Media

Jewish Civilization: Art and Architecture. 21 October 2009. Accessed 16 February 2010.

Prague Travel: Jewish Quarter - Amazing Art Nouveau Architecture in Prague. 23 July 2006. Accessed 16 February 2010.

Synagogues in Eastern Europe. 4 December 2006. Date Accessed 16 February 2010.

"Old Lithuanian Synagogues." Lituanus 27.3 (1981): 58-66. Historical Abstracts. EBSCO. Web. 17 Feb. 2010.

Internet Resources