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By Benjamin Maria Baader,Sharon Gillerman,Paul Lerner

Stereotyped as soft and feeble intellectuals, Jewish males in German-speaking lands in truth built a wealthy and intricate spectrum of male norms, versions, and behaviors. Jewish Masculinities explores conceptions and stories of masculinity between Jews in Germany from the sixteenth in the course of the overdue twentieth century in addition to emigrants to North the USA, Palestine, and Israel. the amount examines different worlds of scholars, businessmen, mohels, ritual slaughterers, rabbis, performers, and others, laying off new gentle at the problem for Jewish males of balancing German citizenship and cultural association with Jewish communal unity, spiritual perform, and identity.

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