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Post-Communist Jewish Identities: Jewish Culture

Annotated bibliographies on several aspects of the subject.

Jewish Culture

This section was compiled by
Philip Washington.


Welsh, Helga A., and John P. Willerton. "Regional Cooperation and the CIS: West European Lessons and Post-Soviet Experience." International Politics. 34.1 (Mar. 1997): 33-61.


Abramson, Glenda. Encyclopedia of Modern Jewish Culture. London: Routledge, 2005. Print.

Abramson, Glenda. The Blackwell companion to Jewish culture: from the eighteenth century to the present. Blackwell reference. Oxford [u.a.]: Blackwell, 1989.

Active voices women in Jewish culture. Urbana: University of Illinois, 1995. Print.

Blackwell Companion to Jewish Culture. 1989.

Blech, Rabbi Benjamin. The Complete Idiot's Guide to Jewish History and Culture. Indianapolis: Alpha, 1998. Print.

Brenner, Michael. Renaissance of Jewish culture in Weimar Germany. New Haven, Conn: Yale UP, 1996. Print.

Commission on the Future of Jewish Culture in America. Symposium: New York, June 5, 2001. New York: NFJC, 2001.

Deutsch, Jonathan. Jewish American food culture. Westport, Conn: Greenwood, 2008. Print.

Divergent Jewish cultures Israel and America. New Haven: Yale UP, 2001. Print.

Encyclopedia of Jewish American popular culture. Westport, Conn: Greenwood, 2008. Print.

Encyclopedia of the Jewish diaspora origins, experiences, and culture. Santa Barbara, Calif: ABC-CLIO, 2008. Print.

Evolving Jewish identities in German culture borders and crossings. Westport, Conn: Praeger, 2000. Print.

Gilman, Sander L., et al. Reemerging Jewish Culture in Germany Life and Literature since 1989. New York: New York UP, 1994. Print.

Gruber, Ruth Ellen. Virtually Jewish Reinventing Jewish Culture in Europe. New York: University of California, 2002. Print.

Harshav, Benjamin. The Polyphony of Jewish Culture. New York: Stanford UP, 2007. Print.

Heskes, Irene. Passport to Jewish music its history, traditions, and culture. Westport, Conn: Greenwood, 1994. Print.

Hunt, Betty. A Window into Jewish Culture: An Overview of History and Tradition. Torrance, CA.: Good Apple, 1999.

In search of identity Jewish aspects in Israeli culture. London: Frank Cass, 1999. Print.

Insiders and outsiders Jewish and Gentile culture in Germany and Austria. Detroit, Mich: Wayne State UP, 1994. Print.

J-Scene: South Florida Jewish Culture. New York: The Jewish Week, 2008.

Jackson, Naomi M. Converging movements modern dance and Jewish culture at the 92nd Street Y / Naomi M. Jackson. Hanover: University of New England, 2000. Print.

Jewish culture and the Hispanic world essays in memory of Joseph H. Silverman. Newark, DE: Juan de la Cuesta, 2001. Print.

Jewish society and culture an economic perspective. Ramat Gan: Bar-Ilan UP, 2007. Print.

Jewish-American history and culture an encyclopedia. New York: Garland, 1992. Print.

Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, Barbara, and Jonathan Karp. The Art of Being Jewish in Modern Times. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008.

Klagsbrun, Francine. Jewish days a book of Jewish life and culture around the year. New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1996. Print.

Kugelmass, Jack. Key Texts in American Jewish Culture. New York: Rutgers UP, 2003. Print.

Latin American Jewish cultural production. Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt UP, 2009. Print.

Lowenstein, Steven M. Jewish cultural tapestry international Jewish folk traditions. New York: Oxford UP, 2000. Print.

MacDonald, Kevin B. Culture of critique an evolutionary analysis of Jewish involvement in twentieth-century intellectual and political movements. Westport, Conn: Praeger, 1998. Print.

Melamed, Abraham. Image of the Black in Jewish culture a history of the other. London: RoutledgeCurzon, 2003. Print.

Memory, oblivion, and Jewish culture in Latin America. Austin: University of Texas, 2005. Print.

Niehoff, Maren. Philo on Jewish Identity and Culture (Texts and Studies in Ancient Judaism, 86). New York: Paul Mohr Verlag, 2001. Print.

Nietzsche and Jewish culture. New York: Routledge, 1997. Print.

Rebirth of a culture Jewish identity and Jewish writing in Germany and Austria today. New York: Berghahn, 2008. Print.

Renewing the Past, Reconfiguring Jewish Culture From al-Andalus to the Haskalah (Jewish Culture and Contexts). New York: University of Pennsylvania, 2003. Print.

Sacks, Maurie. Active Voices: Women in Jewish Culture. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1995.

Schwarcz, Vera. Bridge across broken time Chinese and Jewish cultural memory. New Haven, CT: Yale UP, 1998. Print.

Schweid, Eliezer. Idea of modern Jewish culture. Boston: Academic Studies, 2008. Print.

Schweid, Eliezer. Philosophy of the Bible as foundation of Jewish culture. Boston: Academic Studies, 2008. Print.

Schweid, Eliezer. Philosophy of the Bible as foundation of Jewish culture. Boston: Academic Studies, 2008. Print.

Shmueli, Ephraim. Seven Jewish cultures a reinterpretation of Jewish history and thought. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1990. Print.

Singer, Isidore, Cyrus Adler, and Susan Rothchild. The Jewish encyclopedia: a descriptive record of the history, religion, literature, and customs of the Jewish people from the earliest times. Prepared under the direction of Cyrus Adler [and others] Isidore Singer, projector and managing editor, assisted by American and foreign boards of consulting editors. New York: Ktav Publishing House, Inc, 2003.

Strom, Yale. Wandering feast a journey through the Jewish culture of Eastern Europe. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, a Wiley Imprint, 2005. Print.

Voolen, Edward van. Jewish Art and Culture. Munich: Prestel, 2006.

Voolen, Edward Van. My Grandparents, My Parents and I Jewish Art and Culture. Grand Rapids: Prestel, 2006. Print.

Whitfield, Stephen J. In search of American Jewish culture. Hanover, NH: Brandeis UP, 1999. Print.

Wisse, Ruth R. Modern Jewish canon a journey through language and culture. New York: Free, 2000. Print.

You should see yourself Jewish identity in postmodern American culture. New Brunswick, N.J: Rutgers UP, 2006. Print.

Zucker, George K. Sephardic Identity Essays on a Vanishing Jewish Culture. Boston: McFarland & Company, 2005. Print.

Internet Resources


El espejo enterrado reflexiones sobre EspaƱa y el nuevo mundo /. Dir. Micheal Gill, Carlos Fuentes, and Peter Newington. Publica Media Video, 1991. DVD.

Great world religions: Judaism. Dir. Jaimee Aigret, Tom Dunton, and Isaiah Gafni. Teaching Company, 2003. DVD.

Hutchings, Stephen, and Natalia Rulyova. Television and Culture in Putin's Russia: Remote Control. Hoboken: Taylor & Francis, 2009. .

Johansson, Mats. Post-Soviet Russia promises deferred. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 1997.

Shoah. Dir. Claud Lanzmann. New Yorker Video, 2003. DVD.

The Virgin and the bull. Dir. Carlos Fuentes, Micheal Gill, and Peter Newington. Publica Media Video, 1991. DVD.

The Yiddish Cinema. Dir. Moshe Waldocks, Rich Pontius, David Mamet, Donnamarie Schmitt, Henry Felt, and Sharon Rivo. National Center for Jewish Film, 1991. Videocassette.