Sergey R. Kravtsov, Polona Vidmar
This 27th volume of the international series Jews and Slavs, entitled Jewish-Slavic Cultural Horizons: Essays on Jewish History and Art in Slavic Lands, dwells on the political, cultural, literary, and artistic interaction between Jews and Slavic peoples from the Middle Ages to the World War II aftermath. The publication contains 21 articles dedicated to the history, ethnicity, culture, literature, theatre, fine arts, architecture, heritage and memory thematically grouped in nine sections. The particular sections elucidate the protection of Jewish movable and immovable heritage and memory in Slavic countries, the destiny of Jewish cultural heritage in the Holocaust and its aftermath, an image of a Jew in Christian and Jewish cultures, Jewish ethnography and historiography, history of Jewish art and artists’ biography, Jewish artistic life in Slavic public milieu, the methodology of Jewish art history, the search for “Yiddishland” in interwar Poland, and a Jewish contribution to the Serbian culture. The essays for the present volume of the book series Jews and Slavs were written by seven Slovenian authors and seventeen contributors from Belarus, Israel, Poland, Russian Federation, Switzerland, Ukraine, and the USA.
individual contributionsMonika Czekanowska-Gutman, Valery Dymshits, Tetiana Fedoriv, Valeriy Galchenko, Ruth Ellen Gruber, Anja Iskra, Renata Komič Marn, Dariusz Konstantynow, Eugeny Kotlyar, Aleš Maver, Vladyslava Moskalets, Svitlana Nikulenko, Zvi Orgad, Mija Oter Gorenčič, Renata Piątkowska, Mirjam Rajner, Iryna Ramanava, Ilia Rodov, Helena Seražin, Ida Shenderovich, Vita Susak, Magdalena Tarnowska, Polona Vidmar, Barbara Vodopivec
France Stele Institute of Art History
Center for Slavic Languages and Literatures, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
hardback 17 × 25 cm 513 pages