By Cathy Gelbin,Sander Gilman
This interdisciplinary anthology explores the influence of present globalization methods on Jewish groups around the globe. the amount explores the level to which nationalized constructs of Jewish tradition and identification nonetheless dominate Jewish self-expressions, in addition to the discourses approximately them, within the quickly globalizing international of the twenty-first century. Its contributions tackle the ways that Jewishness is now understood as transcending the outdated limitations and ideologies of state states and their continental reconfigurations, resembling Europe or North the United States, but additionally as crossing the divides of Ashkenazi, Sephardi and Mizrahi Jews, in addition to the confines of Israel and the Diaspora. Which new paradigms of Jewish self- position in the evolving and conflicting international discourses concerning the kingdom, race, the Holocaust and different genocides, anti-Semitism, colonialism and postcolonialism, gender and sexual identities open up within the present period of globalisation, and to what quantity may perhaps transnational notions of Jewishness, reminiscent of European-Jewish id, create new discursive margins and facilities? Chapters discover the impression of the Arab-Israeli clash on cross-cultural relatives among Jews and different racialized teams within the Diaspora, and speak about the ways that contemporary discourses similar to postcolonialism and transnationalism could relate to worldwide Jewish cultures. The motive of the amount is to start a technique of research into twenty-first century Jewish identity.
This booklet used to be initially released as a different factor of the European evaluate of History.