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Contents Acknowledgments vii Introduction 1 jay howard geller and leslie morris Part 1: To Germany, from Germany: The Promise of an Unpromised Land? 1. Love, Money, and Career in the Life of Rosa Luxemburg 23 Deborah Hertz 2.  The “Triple Immersion”: A Singular Moment in Modern Jewish Intellectual History? 46 Alan T. Levenson 3. Yiddish Writers/German Models in the Early Twentieth Century 66 Jeffrey A. Grossman 4.  The Symphony of a Great Heimat: Zionism as a Cure for Weimar Crisis in Lerski’s Avodah 91 Ofer Ashkenazi Part 2: Germany, the Portable Homeland 5.  “I Have Been a Stranger in a Foreign Land”: The Scholem Brothers and German-­ Jewish Émigré Identity 125 Jay Howard Geller 6.  Lost in the Transnational: Photographic Initiatives of Walter and Helmut Gernsheim in Britain 144 Michael Berkowitz vi    Contents 7.  Transnational Jewish Comedy: Sex and Politics in the Films of Ernst Lubitsch—­ From Berlin to Hollywood 169 Richard W. McCormick 8. America Abandoned: German-­Jewish Visions of American Poverty in Serialized Novels by Joseph Roth, Sholem Asch, and Michael Gold 197 Kerry Wallach 9.  “Irgendwo auf der Welt”: The Emigration of Jews from Nazi Germany as a Transnational Experience 220 Joachim Schlör 10.  Transnational Jewish Refugee Stories: Displacement, Loss, and (Non)Restitution 239 Atina Grossmann Part 3: A Masterable Past? German-­ Jewish Transnationalism in a Post-­ Holocaust Era 11.  “Normalization and Its Discontents”: The Transnational Legacy of the Holocaust in Contemporary Germany 261 Karen Remmler 12.  Between Memory and Normalcy: Synagogue Architecture in Postwar Germany 277 Gavriel D. Rosenfeld 13.  Klezmer in the New Germany: History, Identity, and Memory 302 Raysh Weiss 14. (Trans)National Spaces: Jewish Sites in Contemporary Germany 321 Michael Meng Contributors 341 Index 345 ...


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