Contents

Preface by Cathy S. Gelbin and Raphael Gross

I.              Jews and Citizenship

Introduction by Andreas Braemer and Gideon Reuveni

Gideon Reuveni, Emancipation through Consumption: Moses Mendelssohn and the Idea of Marketplace Citizenship

Michal Szulc, A Gracious Act or Merely a Regulation of Economic Activity? A Daily Life Perspective on the Reception of the Prussian Emancipation Edict of 1812

Miriam Rürup, The Citizen and its Other – Zionist and Israeli Responses to Statelessness

II.             German-speaking Jews and the Politics of Antisemitism

David Meola, German Jews and the Local German Press: The Jewish Struggle for Acceptance in Constance, 1846.

Lisa Zwicker, Conservative Ideological Resurgence, Mass Nationalist Rallying, and Students’ Status Anxiety: The German Burschenschaft’s Antisemitic Resolution of 1896 

Stephanie Seul, Transnational Press Discourses on German Antisemitism during the Weimar Republic: The Riots in Berlin’s Scheunenviertel, 1923

III.           Language, Philosophy and Culture

Gertrud Reershemius, Language as the main protagonist? East Frisian Yiddish in the writing of Isaac Herzberg

Susanne Hillman, “A Few Human Beings Walking Hand in Hand”: Margarete Susman, Leonhard Ragaz, and the Origins of the Jewish-Christian Dialogue in Zurich

Uri Ganani, The Politics of Arabella: Post-Wagnerian Opera and the German-Jewish Quest for Lyrical Individualism, 1928-1933

IV.          After the Holocaust

Dov Schidorski, Hannah Arendt’s Dedication to Salvaging Jewish Culture

Jonathan Zatlin, Repetition and Loss: Jewish Refugees and German Communists after the Holocaust, 1945-1951

V.           Austrian Film and Literature

Nicholas Baer, The Rebirth of a Nation: Cinema, Herzlian Zionism, and Emotion in Jewish History

Katya Krylova, Melancholy Journeys in the Films of Ruth Beckermann

Andrea Reiter, The appropriation of Myth as language in Julya Rabinowich’s Jewish novels

VI.          List of Contributors

VII.         Index

Illustrations

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