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341 Contributors Ofer Ashkenazi is a Senior Lecturer in History and the director of the Richard Koebner-­ Minerva Center for German History at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem . He is the author of the books Weimar Film and Modern Jewish Identity (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012) and A Walk into the Night: Reason and Subjectivity in Weimar Film (Am Oved, 2010). Michael Berkowitz is Professor of Modern Jewish History at University College London. His most recent book is Jews and Photography in Britain (University of Texas Press, 2015). Previous publications include The Crime of My Very Existence: Nazism and the Myth of Jewish Criminality (University of California Press, 2007), The Jewish Self-­ Image in the West (Reaktion Books and New York University Press, 2000), Western Jewry and the Zionist Project (Cambridge University Press, 2003), and Zionist Culture and West European Jewry before the First World War (Cambridge University Press, 1996), along with edited and coedited volumes. Jay Howard Geller is Samuel Rosenthal Professor of Judaic Studies and Associate Professor of History at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. He is the author of Jews in Post-­ Holocaust Germany, 1945–­ 1953 (Cambridge University Press, 2005). Jeffrey A. Grossman is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures as well as acting director of the Program in Jewish Studies at the University of Virginia. He is the author of The Discourse on Yiddish in Germany from the Enlightenment to the Second Empire (Camden House, 2000). Recent publications include: “The Yiddish-­ German Connection: New Directions,” Poetics Today 36:1.2 (June 2015) 59–­ 110; “The Dilemmas of Translation: Cultural Politics, German Jewish Identities, andYiddish Literature around World War I,” Yearbook for European Jewish Literature 342    Contributors Studies / Jahrbuch für europäisch-­ jüdische Literaturstudien 1 (2014): 78–­ 99; and “Romanticism Rejected and Recovered: Heine and Germanistik in the Early Post-­ War Federal Republic of Germany,” The New German Romanticism , 50.3 (2014): 353–­ 78. Atina Grossmann is Professor of History in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Cooper Union in New York City. Her publications include Jews, Germans, and Allies: Close Encounters in Occupied Germany (Princeton University Press, 2007, awarded the George L. Mosse Prize of the American Historical Association; German edition, 2012), Wege in der Fremde: Deutsch-­ jüdische Begegnungsgeschichte zwischen New York, Berlin und Teheran (Wallstein, 2012), Reforming Sex: The German Movement for Birth Control and Abortion Reform, 1920–­ 1950 (Oxford University Press, 1995), and coedited volumes on Crimes of War: Guilt and Denial in the Twentieth Century (The New Press, 2002) and After the Nazi Racial State: Difference and Democracy in Germany and Europe (University of Michigan Press, 2009). Deborah Hertz is the Herman Wouk Chair in Modern Jewish Studies at the University of California at San Diego. She has been a visiting professor at Harvard University, the University of Haifa, and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem . She is the author of Jewish High Society in Old Regime Berlin (Yale University Press, 1988, and Syracuse University Press, 2005) and How Jews Became Germans (Yale University Press, 2007). Alan T. Levenson is Schusterman/Josey Chair of Jewish History at the University of Oklahoma and the director of Judaic and Israel Studies. He is the author of The Making of the Modern Jewish Bible: How Scholars in Germany, Israel, and America Transformed an Ancient Text (Rowman & Littlefield, 2011); Between Philosemitism and Antisemitism Defenses of Jews and Judaism in Germany, 1871–­ 1932 (University of Nebraska Press, 2004); An Introduction to Modern Jewish Thinkers: From Spinoza to Soloveitchik (Rowman & Littlefield, 2006), and Joseph: Portraits Through the Ages (Jewish Publication Society, 2016). He is also editor of The Wiley-­ Blackwell History of Jews and Judaism. Richard W. McCormick is Professor of German Studies at the University of Minnesota, where he teaches German film and culture. His books include: Gender and Sexuality in Weimar Modernity: Film, Literature, and “New Objectivity ” (Palgrave Macmillan, 2001) and Politics of the Self: Feminism and Contributors    343 the Postmodern in West German Literature and Film (Princeton University Press, 1991). He is the coeditor of Legacies of Modernism: Art and Politics in Northern Europe, 1890–­ 1950, with Patrizia McBride and Monika Zagar (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007); German Essays on the Cinema, withAlison Guenther-­ Pal (Continuum, 2004); and Gender and German Cinema: Feminist Interventions , 2 vols., with Sandra Frieden, Vibeke Petersen, and Melissa Vogelsang (Berg, 1993). Michael Meng is Associate Professor of History at Clemson University. He is the author of Shattered Spaces: Encountering Jewish Ruins in...



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  • Jews -- Germany -- History.
  • Germany -- Emigration and immigration.
  • Jews, German -- Foreign countries.
  • Jews, German, in literature.
  • Germany -- Civilization -- Jewish influences.
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