Chapter

Continuity

Hermann Levin Goldschmidt

in The Legacy of German Jewry

Published by Fordham University Press

Published in print December 2007 | ISBN: 9780823228263
Published online March 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780823237142 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5422/fso/9780823228263.003.0027
Continuity

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This chapter discusses the continuity of Jewish presence in Germany. It examines the three modes of continuity that can be discerned after the respective turning points of 1933, 1943, and 1945. After these three periods, Jewish life in Germany has been carried on in a different, no less impressive manner by a new group called the Jews of Germany. The legacy of German Jewry discloses the substance of their future in all its essential dimensions, and offers them a source of mutual assurance and support.

Keywords: German Jews; continuity; Jewish life; Jews of Germany; Jewish legacy; Germany

Chapter.  3564 words. 

Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies

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