Ofer Ashkenazi

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Prof. PhD Ofer Ashkenazi

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Richard Koebner Minerva Center for German History
Mount Scopus
Jerusalem 9190501
Israel

Website: https://koebner.huji.ac.il/people/ofer-ashkenazi, https://www.daat-hamakom.com/team/dr-ofer-ashkenazi/
Position / Tätigkeit:

Associate Professor in the History Department and the School of Arts at the Hebrew University

Forschungs- und Interessengebiete:
  • Modern German history

  • Visual history

  • German Jewish history

wichtigste Veröffentlichungen:

Weimar Film and Modern Jewish Identity, New York 2012

Zionism and Violence in Albert Einstein’s Worldview, in: Journal of Jewish Studies 62 (2012), pp. 331-355

German-Jewish Athletes and the Formation of Zionist (Trans-)National Culture, in: Jewish Social Studies 17 (2012) issue 3, pp. 124-155

The Non-Heimat Heimat: Jewish Filmmakers and German Nationality from Weimar to the GDR, in: New German Critique 42 (2015) issue 3, pp. 115-143

Improbable Twins: The Bifurcating Heritage of Weimar Culture in Helmar Lerski and Walter Frentz’s Kulturfilms, in: German Studies Review 40 (2017), pp. 527-548

Transnational Antiwar Activity in the Third Reich: The Nazi Branch of the New Commonwealth Society, in: German History 36 (2018), pp. 207-228

Exile At Home: Jewish Amateur Photography under National Socialism, 1933–1939, in: Leo Baeck Institute Year Book 64 (2019), pp. 115-140

Anti-Heimat Cinema. The Invention of the German Landscape by Jewish Filmmakers, 1918–1968 (Michigan University Press, forthcoming September 2020)