German City, Jewish Memory (The Tauber Institute Series for - download pdf or read online

By Nils Roemer

German and Jewish methods of existence were interwoven in Worms, Germany, for over one thousand years. regardless of radical alterations caused by way of expulsion of Jews, wartime devastation, social development, cultural and spiritual renewal, and the Jewish community's destruction in the course of the Holocaust, the Jewish websites of Worms exhibit a striking measure of continuity, which has contributed to the improvement of specified city Jewish cultures, thoughts, and identities.

Tracing the recollection and invention of neighborhood Jewish historic traditions in non secular commemorations, ancient writings, museums, and old monuments, and the transformation from"sites" to "sights" within the type of tourism from the center a while to the current, Roemer's wealthy research of Worms deals a blueprint for historians attracted to constructing related stories of towns over the longue duree.

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