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‘The Golden Chain of Pious Rabbis’: the origin and development of Finnish Jewish Orthodoxy
(The Donner Institute, 2019-05-26)
This article provides the first historiographical analysis of the origins of Jewish Orthodoxy in Helsinki and describes the development of the rabbinate from the establishment of the congregation in the late 1850s up to ...
Linguistic, cultural and history-related studies on Jews in Finland: a look into the scholarship in the twenty-first century
(the Donner Institute, 2016-06-27)
There has been a significant growth in volume and disciplines working on Jewish history and culture in Finland for the past fifteen years, yet no systematic overview of scholarly efforts have been available. This article ...
Merchants of Helsinki: Jewish stereotypes on a Yiddish stage
(The Donner Institute, 2019-11-24)
This article analyses a New Year’s revue from 1929 by Helsinki-born Jac Weinstein (1883–1976) and the image of the Jewish merchant. Many stereotypes concerning ethnicity and gender are at play in the revue and the line ...