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The Second and Third Generation have become increasingly active in remembering and researching their families’ pasts, especially now that most refugees from National Socialism have passed away. How was lived experience mediated to them, and how have their own lives and identities been impacted by persecution and flight?
This volume offers a valuable insight into the personal experience of the Second Generation, as well as a perceptive analysis of film, art, and literature created by or about the subsequent generations. Recurring themes of silences, transferred trauma, postmemory, and “roots journeys" are explored, revealing the distance, connection, and collaboration between the generations.

Contributors are: David Clark, Miriam E. David, Rachel Dickson, Yannick Gnipep-oo Pembouong, Anita H. Grosz, Andrea Hammel, Brean Hammond, Stephanie Homer, Merilyn Moos, Angharad Mountford, Teresa von Sommaruga Howard, Jennifer Taylor, and Sue Vice.
The Éminence Grise of the Frankfurt School
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The son of an industrialist who wanted to abolish private property. A Jew who didn’t want anything to do with Judaism. A professor who published little. An economist who squandered his wealth on the stock market. A communist who thought Marxism was anachronistic. And finally: a critical intellectual.
When dealing with the political culture of the Weimar Republic, the development of Critical Theory and German-Jewish emigration to the USA, there is no way around Friedrich Pollock. Max Horkheimer’s companion and the founder of the Institute for Social Research in Frankfurt plays an important part in German-Jewish intellectual history as one of the most prominent representatives of Critical Theory. The present volume presents the first biography of a major but overlooked figure.
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This monograph spotlights women writers’ contributions to the philosophy of German Romanticism. Dorothea Mendelssohn Veit Schlegel, Rahel Levin Varnhagen, Karoline von Günderrode, and Bettina Brentano von Arnim suggested a new vision for an emancipated community of women that develops through philosophical discourse of Progressive Universal Poetry. Their personal, fictionalized, and literary letters reinvent and retheorize the Romantic notions of sociability, symphilosophy, and sympoetry, as theorized by men, and retheorize the concepts of love. They provided a model for shaping intellectual and cultural life in the modern world while challenging rigid dichotomies of classs, gender, and ethnicity.
Editors: Professor Geoffrey Khan (University of Cambridge), Dr. Ben Outhwaite (University of Cambridge), Dr. Nadia Vidro (University College London), and Dr. Eve Krakowski (Princeton Univeristy).

The Taylor-Schechter Genizah Collection at Cambridge University Library is the largest single collection of medieval Hebrew and Arabic manuscripts in the world and by far the most important archive of medieval Mediterranean primary source material. As well as being an unparalleled resource for the study of Jewish religious literature, the Collection has also had a momentous impact on many other areas of research, including the history, language and literature of medieval Jews and Arabs within the wider historical and cultural context of the medieval Mediterranean and Near East. Cambridge Genizah Studies, a subseries of Études sur le judaïsme medieval, publishes the very latest research on this archive and other Genizah collections worldwide, covering historical, linguistic, literary, and religious studies.
Free Ebrei (Free Jews) is an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed academic yearbook devoted to the study and the comprehension of Jewish identity through a historical, literary, political, economical, artistic and human perspective. It particularly focuses on contemporary age, even if deeper roots of long-term philosophical and political problems will be taken into account. The mission of the yearbook is to spread and defend the idea of freedom of expression above any political and historical contingency. Free Ebrei is dedicated to the promotion of Jewish contemporary identity through the publication of reviews, articles, interviews and documents. Free Ebrei is a yearbook open to the collaboration of all those (scholars and independent researchers) who recognize themselves in the need to defend and assert the freedom of expression in a thorny and politically incorrect issue. At the centre of its attention there are human beings in their irreducible complexity.

Every issue will be constructed along a leitmotiv, even if the yearbook also accepts contributions on its themes.

Free Ebrei is intended to deepen the key aspects of Jewish contemporary identity and can grasp the attention of scholars, students and libraries all over the world who are interested in politics, literature and culture. The authors of our yearbook will be young and junior scholars who are going to begin an academic, publicist, or teaching career. A key role will be played by the senior researchers.
Karaite Judaism emerged in the 9th century—an exciting and challenging new stream of medieval Jewish identity and thought which challenged the notions of traditional rabbinic Judaism by rejecting, on the one hand, the sanctified tradition of Jewish oral law and the authority of the ancient Rabbis, while on the other hand re-centering on the text of Hebrew Bible as the sole source of Jewish religion. This Brill subseries, entitled Karaite Texts and Studies, edited by Meira Polliack (Tel-Aviv University) and Michael G. Wechsler (Moody Bible Institute, Chicago) serves as a locus of investigation into medieval Karaism, based on the testimony of its extensive written remains. The recent efflorescence of scholarship on Karaism has provided the impetus for the establishment of the Karaite Texts and Studies series which appears in association with Études sur le judaïsme medieval. The series focuses on the “Golden Age” of Karaism in the Near East (the 10th through 12th centuries) and it covers all genres of Karaite literature, written in Hebrew, Judaeo-Arabic, or other languages.
The Library of Contemporary Jewish Philosophers showcases outstanding Jewish thinkers who have made lasting contributions to constructive Jewish philosophy in the second half of the 20th century. Each volume is devoted to one particular thinker and is meant to show the thinker’s relationship to the Jewish philosophical past and to contemporary Jewish existence. Each volume follows the same structure: an overview essay, several seminal essays by the philosopher, an interview with the editors, and a select bibliography of 120 items. Together the volumes in the Library of Contemporary Jewish Philosophers will feature the diversity and vitality of contemporary Jewish philosophy, will stimulate discussion on Jewish philosophical response to contemporary challenges, and will chart new paths for Jewish philosophy in the 21st century.

Available in print and electronically, the books in the Library of Contemporary Jewish Philosophers will be ideal for use in diverse educational settings (e.g., college-level courses, rabbinic seminaries, adult Jewish learning, and interreligious dialogue).

The series Library of Contemporary Jewish Philosophers is generously supported by the Baron Foundation.

The series is complete with the publication of Volume 21.