Cult

Opera in the Nazi Period

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Retrieved from: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Research: Bibliographies Details the efforts to recreate the German opera repertoire to reflect Nazi political and cultural ideology. Includes an appendix listing the first performances of all contemporary operas performed in Nazi-controlled areas of Central Europe.

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Articles in Books
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2000

The Inextinguishable Symphony: A True Story of Music and Love in Nazi Germany

Retrieved from: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Research: Bibliographies Tells the story of the author’s parents, who met as performers in the Jewish Culture Association ("Jdische Kulturbund") orchestra in Frankfurt. Describes the activities of the Kulturbund in the face of rising Nazi antagonism throughout the 1930s, and the decision by the author’s father to return from Sweden to Germany in 1936 to be with the woman who would later be his wife.

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Books
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2000

To Have a Culture of Our Own: On Israeliness and its Variants

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Hebrewism, Globalized Israeliness and Mizrakhiut are examined as three major variants of Israeliness that struggle between them over dominance in Israeli field of national culture. By discussing typical styles of literature and popular music associated with each variant, it is demonstrated how each is commited, albeit in a different way, to the belief in the idea of "one nation - one culture" and to the construction of one unique "Israeli culture".

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Articles in Journals
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2000

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