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Jewish-Slavic Cultural Horizons. Essays on Jewish History and Art in Slavic Lands.


Edited by: Sergey R. Kravtsov, Polona Vidmar
Year: 2022


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.



Table of content

Foreword

PART 1: MEMORY AND HERITAGE PROTECTION

Ruth Ellen Gruber
Preservers/Rescuers/Keepers/Guardians of Memory: Recognizing non-Jewish Poles who Preserve, Protect, Conserve, and Promote Jewish History, Heritage, and Memory

Ida Shenderovich, Iryna Ramanava and Ilia Rodov
The Afterlife of Belarusian Historical Synagogues

PART 2: JEWISH CULTURAL HERITAGE IN HOLOCAUST AND THE WAR AFTERMATH

Anja Iskra
The Jews of Maribor and the Fate of Their Artworks during the German Occupation of the City

Renata Komič Marn
Between Two Lines of Fire: Confiscations of Baron Carl Born’s Property during and after the Second World War

Barbara Vodopivec
“He Knows Nothing”: On the Return of Archives and Works of Art from Austria to Yugoslavia after 1945

PART 3: IMAGE OF A JEW IN CHRISTIAN AND JEWISH CULTURES

Mija Oter Gorenčič
Jews in a Fifteenth-century Passion Cycle

Polona Vidmar
The Depiction of the Living Cross in the Church of St. George in Ptuj

Monika Czekanowska-Gutman
Reading Pieta Through the Experience of the Holocaust by Eastern European Jewish Artists (Mane-Katz, Erna Rosenstein, Moshe Bernstein, and Zygmunt Menkes)

Aleš Maver
The History of Jews in the Territory of Present-day Slovenia in the Middle Ages as Mirrored in Selected Slovenian Historical Novels

PART 4: JEWISH ETHNOGRAPHY AND HISTORIOGRAPHY

Valery Dymshits
The Jews of Eastern Europe in the Nets of Calendars

Tetiana Fedoriv
Materials on the History of the Jews of Zbarazh in Libraries and Archives of Krakow and Warsaw

PART 5: JEWISH ART AND JEWISH ARTIST

Valeriy Galchenko and Svitlana Nikulenko
Return from Oblivion: Life and Work of Sculptor Bernard Kratko

Vita Susak
Artur Kolnik: A Sorrowful Artist

PART 6: JEWISH ARTISTIC LIFE IN SLAVIC LANDS

Renata Piątkowska
Place and the Role of the Jewish Society for the Encouragement of Fine Arts in the Art and Culture Scene of Warsaw

Helena Seražin
Jewish Women’s Education in Architecture in Central and Eastern European Countries before the Second World War

Dariusz Konstantynow
“Jew to the Pyre!” by Andrzej Marek (Marek Arnstein): Theatre Voicing an Opinion on the Persecution of Jews in Nazi Germany

Magdalena Tarnowska
Alexander Bogen: Life and Art in Postwar Poland

PART 7: METHODOLOGY OF JEWISH ART HISTORY

Eugeny Kotlyar
George Loukomski: Synagogues in Art and Research

Zvi Orgad
The Deceptive Photographic Documentation of the “Polish Synagogues” in Franconia

PART 8: IN SEARCH OF YIDDISHLAND

Vladyslava Moskalets
Looking for Yiddishland: Galicia in the Interwar Yiddish Travelogues

PART 9: JEWISH ARTISTS – SLAVIC ARTISTS

Mirjam Rajner
Mosha and David Pijade, Serbian Folklore and Art Criticism

Abstracts

Contributors’ biographies

Index

 




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Keywords
collective volume
cultural heritage
cultural history
Jewish art
Jewish culture
Jews
Slavic countries




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