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The Holocaust (JS-3100)

Nov. 2, 2017—  Catalog description: The history of the Holocaust: its origins, development, and its legacy in the context of Germany and European history. Instructor: Ari Joskowicz Eligible for credit in: Econ/History Interdisciplinary European Studies History Religious Studies AXLE: International Cultures  ...

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Secularism in Question: Jews and Judaism in Modern Times

Jul. 10, 2015—Secularism in Question: Jews and Judaism in Modern Times Ari Joskowicz and Ethan B. Katz, Editors University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015 From the publisher’s website: For much of the twentieth century, most religious and secular Jewish thinkers believed that they...

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Perspectives in Modern Jewish History (JS1240)

Jan. 23, 2015—Catalog Description: Meaning and origins of modern Jewish history from 1492. The diverse experiences of Jewish communities across the globe. Men’s and women’s redefinition of Jewish identity as they confronted modernity. Rise of secular rights for Jews but also of...

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Joskowicz's "Antisemitism, Anti-Catholicism, and Anticlericalism" featured on Religion and Culture Web Forum

Oct. 6, 2014—Chapter One of Professor Ari Joskowicz’s monograph, The Modernity of Others: Jewish Anti-Catholicism in Germany and France, is featured this month on the Religion and Culture Web Forum of the Martin Marty Center of University of Chicago. Two scholars, Gil...

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Listen and Learn: Ari Joskowicz on Jewish Anti-Catholicism in Germany and France

Jul. 15, 2014—Listen to Prof. Ari Joskowicz discuss his book, The Modernity of Others: Jewish Anti-Catholicism in Germany and France. Prof. Joskowicz was interviewed by Todd Weir for the podcast series, New Books in Intellectual History, on July 15, 2014. Click here to listen...

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Joskowicz Wins German Studies Association Prize for Heine Article

Oct. 9, 2013—The North American office of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) awarded Ari Joskowicz, Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies and European Studies, the Article Prize of the German Studies Association for his piece “Heinrich Heine’s Transparent Masks: Denominational Politics and the...

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The Modernity of Others: Jewish Anti-Catholicism in Germany and France

Sep. 28, 2013—By Ari Joskowicz. (Stanford University Press, 2013) The most prominent story of nineteenth-century German and French Jewry has focused on Jewish adoption of liberal middle-class values. The Modernity of Others points to an equally powerful but largely unexplored aspect of modern Jewish history: the extent to which German and French Jews sought to become modern by criticizing the anti-modern positions of the Catholic Church.

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Ari Joskowicz

Jul. 20, 2013—Associate Professor of Jewish Studies and European Studies Associate Professor of History Mag. phil. (University of Vienna, 2000) Ph.D. (University of Chicago, 2008) 615.322.7371 a.joskowicz@vanderbilt.edu 243 Buttrick Hall Ari Joskowicz is a historian of modern Jewish and European history. He...

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