- In the proceedings of the first annual scholarly conference “Central and East European Jews at the Crossroads of Tradition and Modernity”, held in Vilnius on April 19th – 21st, 2005 in cooperation of the Center for Studies of the Culture and History of East European Jews and the Lithuanian Institute of History, the reader will find new insights on the problems the Jewish community faced when encountered the modernizing world, and the inner community development that provoked similar changes. Stimuli of cultural and linguistic assimilation and attempts to escape it, options of incorporating into the dominating culture, modifications of traditional lifestyle in secularizing society, governmental institutions and Christian society approach to Jews are discussed in the broad context of history, literature and religion.
- In English, 360 pages
Format: 8 1/2x6 inches (21x15 cm), paperback.
- Vilnius, Lithuania