By Julia Brauch,Anna Lipphardt,Alexandra, Dr Nocke,Julia, Dr Brauch

How have Jews skilled their environments and the way have they engaged with particular locations? How do Jewish areas emerge, how are they contested, played and used? With those questions in brain, this anthology makes a speciality of the creation of Jewish house and “lived Jewish areas” and sheds gentle on their variety, inter-connectedness and multi-dimensionality. by means of exploring ancient and modern case stories from world wide, the essays gathered right here shift the temporal concentration quite often utilized to Jewish civilization to a spatially orientated point of view. The reader encounters websites corresponding to the gardens cultivated within the Ghettos in the course of international conflict II, the Israeli improvement city of Netivot, Thornhill, an Orthodox suburb of Toronto, or new digital websites of Jewish (Second) lifestyles on the web, and learns concerning the Jewish landkentenish stream in Interwar Poland, the Jewish connection to the ocean and the culinary landscapes of Russian Jews in long island. using an interdisciplinary method, with a robust foothold in cultural historical past and cultural anthropology, this anthology introduces new methodological and conceptual ways to the learn of the spatial features of Jewish civilization.

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