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The Wolf Of Wall Street, Daniel Ross Goodman 2014 University of Nebraska Omaha

The Wolf Of Wall Street, Daniel Ross Goodman

Journal of Religion & Film

This is a film review of The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), directed by Martin Scorsese.


Purim In The Public Eye: Leisure, Violence, And Cultural Convergence In Teh Dutch Atlantic, Aviva Ben-Ur 2014 University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Purim In The Public Eye: Leisure, Violence, And Cultural Convergence In Teh Dutch Atlantic, Aviva Ben-Ur

Aviva Ben-Ur

In its public and ecumenical nature, the celebration of Purim in Suriname and Curaçao in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries was unparalleled in the Atlantic world. White Christians and slaves actively participated in the revelry and by the early 1800s, Purim showed signs of having become the colony’s carnival, a non-sectarian festivity with strong Afro-Creole attributes. This small corner of the social fabric, manifested in shared cultural performance, more approximates latticework than the separate spheres, ordered upon hierarchy and violence, that most obviously undergirded daily life in Caribbean slave societies. This public prominence of Purim reflects the three ...


The Ha-Ha Holocaust: Exploring Levity Amidst The Ruins And Beyond In Testimony, Literature And Film, Aviva Atlani 2014 Western University

The Ha-Ha Holocaust: Exploring Levity Amidst The Ruins And Beyond In Testimony, Literature And Film, Aviva Atlani

University of Western Ontario - Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

ABSTRACT

Jewish humour sheds a crude light on the social, political, and historical realities of the Holocaust. Paradoxically, contentiously, doses of levity during this period were very much a reality, and even a psychological necessity. The purpose of my thesis is to explore the historical, social, and political ramifications of such laughter provoking manifestations. In doing so, the nuances are highlighted which are found within the laughter of the ghettos, the transit camps, and the concentration camps. Furthermore, some of these jokes, and their subsequent variations, reappear within the discourse of children of survivors. The dissertation explores how some of ...


The Becker Family Inaugural Learning Journey, Noreen Brand 2014 Loyola University Chicago

The Becker Family Inaugural Learning Journey, Noreen Brand

Jan Karski Conference

No abstract provided.


Jan Karski And The Sacrifice For The Other: As Presented In In The Play Coming To See Aunt Sophie, Arthur Feinsod 2014 Loyola University Chicago

Jan Karski And The Sacrifice For The Other: As Presented In In The Play Coming To See Aunt Sophie, Arthur Feinsod

Jan Karski Conference

No abstract provided.


Imaginary Witness: Hollywood And The Holocaust, Micahel Berenbaum 2014 Loyola University Chicago

Imaginary Witness: Hollywood And The Holocaust, Micahel Berenbaum

Jan Karski Conference

No abstract provided.


Greenberg's Prose And Poetry About World War I, Chanita Goodblatt 2014 Purdue University

Greenberg's Prose And Poetry About World War I, Chanita Goodblatt

CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture

In her article "Greenberg's Prose and Poetry about World War I" Chanita Goodblatt analyzes the literary response of Uri Zvi Greenberg to the war. His volume of poetry Krieg oyf der Erd— largely untranslated to English — can be read as part of a multicultural literary response to World War I, particularly in juxtaposition with the poems of Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon. Goodblatt posits that a study of shared esthetic strategies and literary traditions underlines the way in which Greenberg created an "alienated wanderer" who witnesses and stands helpless in the face of the violence and destruction of battle ...


Biblical Aramaic Verb List, Philomena M. French 2014 SelectedWorks

Biblical Aramaic Verb List, Philomena M. French

Philomena M French

No abstract provided.


"Identity Imperative: Ottoman Jews In Wartime And Interwar Britain", Aviva Ben-Ur 2014 University of Massachusetts - Amherst

"Identity Imperative: Ottoman Jews In Wartime And Interwar Britain", Aviva Ben-Ur

Aviva Ben-Ur

By the onset of World War I, hundreds of Ottoman immigrants, including a significant proportion of Jews, were living and trading in Britain. During wartime and through much of the interwar period, these multi-ethnic Ottomans were automatically classified as enemy aliens, subject at times to internment and deportation, stripped of their freedom of movement, and uniformly barred from citizenship. Drawing on nearly sixty recently declassified naturalization applications of Ottoman Jews, this article discusses the prosopography of Middle Eastern newcomers, nativism and xenophobia, and the role of the state in shaping national and ethnic identities, focusing on the British government’s ...


Philip Roth, Henry Roth And The History Of The Jews, Timothy Parrish 2014 Purdue University

Philip Roth, Henry Roth And The History Of The Jews, Timothy Parrish

CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture

In his article "Philip Roth, Henry Roth and the History of the Jews" Timothy Parrish argues that while Roth's status as a Jewish American writer has been a pressing issue since his career began and that while in recent scholarship Roth's achievement as a US-American writer is stressed, the durability of Roth's work depends more on its implied submission to a Jewish tradition. From "The Conversion of the Jews" (1959) to Nemesis (2010), his characters challenge endlessly the ethical and moral constructs of their Jewish community to acknowledge the fact that they exist inside of it. One ...


Akedah, The Holocaust, And The Limits Of The Law In Roth's "Eli, The Fanatic", Aimee L. Pozorski 2014 Purdue University

Akedah, The Holocaust, And The Limits Of The Law In Roth's "Eli, The Fanatic", Aimee L. Pozorski

CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture

In her article "Akedah, the Holocaust, and the Limits of the Law in Roth's 'Eli, the Fanatic'" Aimee L. Pozorski argues that Philip Roth's 1957 short story dramatizes the tension between the law on the one hand and the philosophy of ethics, on the other hand with the story's protagonist ultimately choosing ethics as evidenced by his identification with a displaced Hasidic Jew near the story's end. In reading the story through the inter-textual references to the Genesis story of the Akedah, Pozorski discusses the limits of the law in the face of vulnerable children and ...


European Literary Tradition In Roth's Kepesh Trilogy, Gustavo Sánchez-Canales 2014 Purdue University

European Literary Tradition In Roth's Kepesh Trilogy, Gustavo Sánchez-Canales

CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture

in his article "European Literary Tradition in Roth's Kepesh Trilogy" Gustavo Sánchez-Canales discusses the significance of European literature in Philip Roth's novels. Sánchez-Canales analyses the influence of Nikolai Gogol's "The Nose" and Franz Kafka's "The Metamorphosis" on Roth's The Breast and in Roth's The Professor of Desire of Anton Chekhov's tales and Franz Kafka's "A Hunger Artist" and The Castle. Further, Sánchez-Canales elaborates on the impact of Thomas Mann's Death in Venice and W.B. Yeats's poem "Sailing to Byzantium" on Roth's The Dying Animal.


Introduction To History, Memory, And The Making Of Character In Roth’S Fiction, Victoria Aarons, Gustavo Sánchez-Canales 2014 Purdue University

Introduction To History, Memory, And The Making Of Character In Roth’S Fiction, Victoria Aarons, Gustavo Sánchez-Canales

CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture

No abstract provided.


Education By Example, Lawrence E. Frizzell 2014 Seton Hall University

Education By Example, Lawrence E. Frizzell

Reverend Lawrence E. Frizzell, S.T.L., S.S.L., D.Phil.

This is the keynote address Lawrence E. Frizzell delivered at the Yom HaShoah Remembrance at the Diocese of Venice’s Epiphany Cathedral in Venice, Florida on May 4, 2014.


A Response To Abraham's Path, Lucy Felker 2014 Georgia State University

A Response To Abraham's Path, Lucy Felker

Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference

No abstract provided.


Motti Inbari. Review Of Ariel, Yaakov, An Unusual Relationship: Evangelical Christians And Jews . H-Judaic, H-Net Reviews., Motti Inbari Dr. 2014 SelectedWorks

Motti Inbari. Review Of Ariel, Yaakov, An Unusual Relationship: Evangelical Christians And Jews . H-Judaic, H-Net Reviews., Motti Inbari Dr.

Motti Inbari Dr.

No abstract provided.


The Jewish-Christian Studies Graduate Program Newsletter, Lawrence E. Frizzell 2014 Seton Hall University

The Jewish-Christian Studies Graduate Program Newsletter, Lawrence E. Frizzell

Reverend Lawrence E. Frizzell, S.T.L., S.S.L., D. Phil.

The Spring 2014 issue of The Jewish-Christian Studies Graduate Program Newsletter, Vol 16 / No 2.


Proto-Feminism In Ancient Global Texts, Jody A. Dammann-Matthews 2014 University of Washington Tacoma

Proto-Feminism In Ancient Global Texts, Jody A. Dammann-Matthews

Global Honors Theses

This paper was written to explore the patriarchal interpretations of ancient global texts and to uncover erroneous interpretations of the texts highlighted. Two texts were chosen, the biblical story of Deborah and Jael and the story of Shaharazad. They were both analyzed and compared. In this work the stories were scrutinized through the lens of proto-feminism and the patriarchal interpretations that have been accepted through history. The interpretation of these texts have downplayed the proto-feminist aspects of the protagonists and the patriarchal interpretations applied to these texts have subverted and portrayed women in a negative rather than a positive light ...


The Fantastic In Jonathan Safran Foer’S "Everything Is Illuminated" To Solve Holocaust Dilemmas, Elizabeth Hyzy '14 2014 Lake Forest College

The Fantastic In Jonathan Safran Foer’S "Everything Is Illuminated" To Solve Holocaust Dilemmas, Elizabeth Hyzy '14

All-College Writing Contest

No abstract provided.


State Sovereignty And Citizen Agency: The Nationalist-Islamic Discourse Of Shaykh Muhammad Mahdi Shams Al-Din, Dina Jadallah 2014 University of Iowa

State Sovereignty And Citizen Agency: The Nationalist-Islamic Discourse Of Shaykh Muhammad Mahdi Shams Al-Din, Dina Jadallah

Mathal/Mashal

Using the discourse of Shaykh Muhammad Mahdi Shams al-Din, this article examines the contestation of sovereignty in Lebanon. His discourse on questions of sovereignty and agency offers an alternative vision of modernity that is part of an evolving struggle in the Lebanese political system. Lebanon’s consociational democratic system of structured political sectarianism necessitated an enmeshed and interactive theological, organizational, and political response. The article asks how political and ideational challenge – in the sense of empowering a disempowered group – occurs within a dominant political system of democratic exclusion? In addition, the geo-political reality of diminished state-level sovereignty, both vis-à-vis regional ...


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