Volume 39, Number 1, Spring/Summer 2023
Special Issue: When Feminism and Antisemitism Collide
Guest-edited by Sonia Gollance and Kerry Wallach
Introduction: When Feminism and Antisemitism Collide
Sonia Gollance and Kerry Wallach
Jewish Women and Intersectional Feminism: The Case of Bertha Pappenheim
Stadt mit Jüdinnen: Antisemitism and Misogyny in Hans Karl Breslauer’s Recently Restored Film Die Stadt ohne Juden (1924)
Shame, Desire, and Queer Jewish Girlhood in Annette Eick’s Semiautobiographical Fiction, 1929–1930 000
Intimate Associations: Reading Community in Sasha Marianna Salzmann’s Außer sich (2017) and Else Lasker-Schüler’s Der Malik (1919)
J. Rafael Balling
Between Remembering and Forgetting in Adriana Altara’s Titos Brille (2011)
Lea H. Greenberg
German, Jewish, and Female: Encounters with Antisemitism in Mirna Funk’s Winternähe (2015) and Deborah Feldman’s Überbitten (2017)
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