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Jews, sports, and the rites of citizenship

Jews, sports, and the rites of citizenship

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana, IL .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Jack Kugelmass.
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LC ClassificationsGV
The Physical Object
Pagination232 p. ;
Number of Pages232
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Open LibraryOL22742727M
ISBN 10025207324X

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In Jews, Sports, and the Rites of Citizenship, Jack Kugelmass shows that sports--significant in constructing nations and in determining their degree of exclusivity--also figures prominently in the Jewish imaginary.

This interdisciplinary collection brings together the perspectives of anthropologists and historians to provide both methodological Format: Hardcover. Jews, horses and equestrian style / John Hoberman --Unathletic department / Stephen J.

Whitfield --National regeneration in the ghetto: the Jewish Turnbewegung in Galicia / Joshua Shanes --Zionism, politics, hedonism: sports in interwar Tel- Aviv / Anat Helman --Jewish workers' sports movements in interwar Poland: Shtern and Morgnshtern in. Jews, Sports, and the Rites of Citizenship.

How sports act as a path toward citizenship for minority populations. To many, an association between Jews and sports seems almost oxymoronic--yet Jews have been prominent in boxing, basketball, and fencing, and some would argue that hurler Sandy Koufax is America's greatest athlete ever.

In Jews, Sports, and the Rites of Citizenship, Jack Kugelmass shows that sports--significant in constructing nations and in determining their degree of exclusivity--also figures prominently in the Jewish imaginary.

This interdisciplinary collection brings together the perspectives of anthropologists and historians to provide both methodological Format: Paperback. Book Review: Jack Kugelmass (ed.), Jews, Sports and the Rites of Citizenship, Urbana, IL, University of Illinois Press, ; viii + pp.; $ pbk; ISBN Marline Otte, Jewish Author: Gideon Reuveni.

Jews, Sports, and the Rites of Citizenship. Author: Edited by Jack Kugelmass Pub Date: December The first book-length study of the city’s great annual contest learn more Contesting Identities Sports in American Film.

Sports Aaron Baker Pub Date: Cloth: ; Paper: Analysis of race, class and gender in American sports films. The topic of Jewish participation in sports is discussed extensively in academic and popular literature.

Scholars believe that sports have been a historical avenue for Jewish people to overcome obstacles toward their participation in secular society (especially before the midth century in. Religious rites and customs in Palestine: the Temple and the synagogues.

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Jews, Sports and the Rites of Citizenship contains 1 1 stimulating and high-quality essays dealing with different aspects of the engagement of Jews with physical culture.

In his illuminating introductory essay, Jack Kugelmass dis-cusses the complex Jewish relationship with physicality and suggests that sports. Book Reviews Jack Kugelmass, ed.

Jews, Sports, and the Rites of Citizenship. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, viii, pp. doi: /S Within the Jewish popular imagination, Jews and sports have long remained the domain of a particular brand of apologetic narratives. What began as an activity.

The Big Book of Jewish Sports Heroes: An Illustrated Compendium of Sports History and The Greatest Jewish Sports Stars, Peter S. Horvitz, SP Books,ISBN Jews, Sports, and the Rites of Citizenship, Jack Kugelmass, University of Illinois Press,ISBN X. The International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame (Hebrew: יד לאיש הספורט היהודי ‎, romanized: Yad L'ish HaSport HaYehudi) was opened July 7, in Netanya, honors Jewish athletes and their accomplishments from anywhere around the arters: Netanya, Israel.

‘‘Jews, Sports and the Rites of Citizenship’’ spurred my efforts. A small por-tion of my research on Orthodox Jews and sports appears in his conference volume.

Along the way, as my book took shape, Professors Stephen Whit-field, Riv-Ellen Prell, and Joanne Jacobson were uncommonly kind intellec-tual and emotional by: 8. The essays found in Jews, Sports and the Rites Jews Cit­i­zen­ship illu­mi­nate what seems to be a con­tra­dic­tion: why do we cel­e­brate phys­i­cal prowess, yet the Bible con­veys that “ Jew­ish lin­eage is traced through Jacob, not Esau”.

We know that phys­i­cal­i­ty was prized in. Table of contents for Jews, sports, and the rites of citizenship / edited by Jack Kugelmass. Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog. Note: Contents data are machine generated based on pre-publication provided by the publisher.

Kugelmass, J. Jews, sports, and the rites of citizenship - University of Illinois Press - Urbana. ^ See, e.g.: Encyclopedia of Jewish people in Sports by Bernard Postal, Jesse Silver, Roy Silver (); Great Jews in Sports by Robert Slater (), ISBN ; Emancipation Through Muscles: Jews and Sports in Europe by Michael Brenner, Gideon Reuveni (), ISBN ; Jewish, Sports, and the Rites of Citizenship ed.

Jack. In Nancy A. Harrowitz and Barbara Hyams, eds. Jews & Gender: Responses to Otto Weininger (), and "'How Fiercely That Gentile Rides!': Jews, Horses, and Equestrian Style." In Jack M.

Kugelmass, ed. Joining the Club: Jews, Sports and the Rites of Citizenship (). He also teaches an upper division Jewish Studies course on "Anti-Semitism in. View Notes - Revised Final Essay from CAS at Syracuse University. Joey Naparstek CAS Jews in the City The Importance of Sports to Israel The development of sports in the land of the Jewish.

Sports. When Boxing was a Jewish Sport, by Allen Bodner (Prager Trade, ). Emancipation Through Muscles, edited by Michael Brenner and Gideon Reuveni (University of Nebraska Press, ). Jews, Sports, and the Rites of Citizenship, edited by Jack Kugelmass (University of Illinois Press, ).

Jack Kugelmass, ed. Jews, Sports, and the Rites of Citizenship. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, viii, pp Article in AJS Review 33(01) April with 6 ReadsAuthor: Sharon Gillerman. Among other books he is the editor of Jews, Sports and the Rites of Citizenship (Illinois, ), Key Texts in American Jewish Culture (Rutgers University Press, ), author of The Miracle of Intervale Avenue: The Story of a Jewish Congregation in the South Bronx (Columbia University Press, ) and co-author of From A Ruined Garden: The.

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Morgnshtern (מאָרגןשטערן, Yiddish for 'Morning Star', sometimes also known by its Polish name Jutrznia) was a Jewish sports organisation in interbellum Poland, politically linked to the was founded in the end of Morgnshtern increased significantly in influence in the period just preceding the Second World War.

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A delegation representing Polish Jews whose German citizenship has been revoked left for Warsaw today to appeal to the Polish Government for restoration of their previous citizenship.

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"Great Jews in Sports is a remarkable achievement that helps to disprove the myth that few Jews have had noteworthy sports careers A valuable addition to any library--that of the sports buff, the trivia fan, or the history scholar."--The Jewish Times "I loved Robert Slater's new book, Great Jews in Sports!"--Larry King, USA Today.

The burgeoning literature on American Jews and sports, conversely, analyzes masculinity but says little about religious belief or practice. See, for instance, the essays on the United States in Jack Kugelmass, ed.

Jews, Sports and the Rites of Citizenship (Urbana, Ill: University of Illinois Press, ) and Steven Riess, ed. Sports and the. The Reich Citizenship Law stripped Jews of their German citizenship and introduced a new distinction between "Reich citizens " and "nationals." Certificates of Reich citizenship were in fact never introduced and all Germans other than Jews were, untilprovisionally classed as Reich citizens.

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Sorek, T. “Palestinian Sports in Historical Perspective,” (in Hebrew), in: Body, Culture, and Sports in Eretz- Yisra’el in the 20th century (Idan series), edited by Haim Kaufman and Hagai Harif, (Yad Ben-Zvi. InI became a German citizen while maintaining my Australian passport, due to a German law that allowed Jews to re-instate citizenship removed by the Nazis during their reign.

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