Jews at Home
The Domestication of Identity
Edited by Simon J. Bronner
Simon J. Bronner, is Distinguished Professor of American Studies and Folklore and Founding Director of the Center for Holocaust and Jewish Studies at the Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg. He is also the convener of the Jewish Folklore and Ethnology Section of the American Folklore Society. His books include Folklore: The Basics (2017) and Explaining Traditions: Folk Behavior in Modern Culture (2011).
Note on Transliteration Preface and Acknowledgements Introduction: The Dualities of House and Home in Jewish Culture SIMON J. BRONNER Part I: In and Out of the Home 1 The Domestication of Urban Jewish Space and the North-West London Eruv JENNIFER COUSINEAU 2 Every Wise Woman Shoppeth for her House: The Sisterhood Gift Shop and the American Jewish Home in the Mid-Twentieth Century JOELLYN WALLEN ZOLLMAN Part II: Sacred, Secular, and Profane in the Home 3 Reimagining Home, Rethinking Sukkah: Rabbinic Discourse and Its Contemporary Implications MARJORIE LEHMAN 4 From Sacred Symbol to Keychain: The Hamsah in Jewish and Israeli Societies SHALOM SABAR 5 770 Eastern Parkway: The Rebbe's Home as Icon GABRIELLE A. BERLINGER 6 From the Nightclub to the Living Room: Party Records of Three Jewish Women Comics GIOVANNA P. DEL NEGRO Part III: Writing Home 7 Samuel Rawet's Wandering Jew: Jewish Brazilian Monologues of Home and Displacement ROSANA KOHL BINES 8 Home in the Pampas: Alberto Gerchunoff's Jewish Gauchos MA"NICA SZURMUK 9 Domesticity and the Home(Page): Blogging and the Blurring of Public and Private among Orthodox Jewish Women ANDREA LIEBER Part IV: Forum: Feeling at Home introduction 10 Culture Mavens: Feeling at Home in America JENNA WEISSMAN JOSELIT responses 11 At Home in the World DAVID KRAEMER 12 The Co-Construction of Europe as a Jewish Home JOACHIM SCHLA-R 13 'Culture Mavens' from an Australian Jewish Perspective SUZANNE D. RUTLAND 14 There's No Place Like Home: America, Israel, and the (Mixed) Blessings of Assimilation MICHAEL P. KRAMER 15 The Last Word: A Response JENNA WEISSMAN JOSELIT Notes on Contributors Index
Size: 239 x 168 x 23 mm
Publication: May 27, 2010
Series: Jewish Cultural Studies 2