By Claudia Simone Dorchain, Felice Naomi Wonnenberg

The thought of ""self"" and ""other"" and its illustration in paintings and literature is a crucial topic in present cultural sciences in addition to in our daily life in modern Western societies. furthermore, the idea that of ""self"" and ""other"" and its imaginary dichotomy is gaining an increasing number of political effect in an international of resurfacing ideology-ridden conflicts. The essays care for Jewish fact in modern Germany and its mirrored image in videos from the specified perspective of cultural sciences, political sciences, and spiritual reviews. This anthology provides challengingly new insights into subject matters hardly coated, equivalent to adolescence tradition or humor, and at last discusses the pictures of Jewish existence as realities nonetheless to be developed.

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Since antisemitic ascriptions traditionally include holding Jews responsible not only for liberalism, but at the same time for Bolshevism, the replacement is not far-fetched, judged by the twisted inner ‘logic’ of antisemitic discourse. This is a textbook example for coded updating of antisemitic discourse in contemporary Germany – covert enough not to cause reproaches while still drawing on wellknown topoi that have been passed on through generations. Recapitulating these findings with regard to present Jewish-Gentile relations and the correspondingly different narratives of memory, this implies that images of Jewishness have become the model for the construction of the national Self, while the Jewish narrative has become more and more neglected, to the point where antisemitic representations recur in the same films that seem to be part of a German coping process.

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The Dominicans – the order nearest to the Pope – became the most influential order of these times mainly by the use of images, occupying the chairs at Sorbonne University, playing the major role in the Inquisition, by using an imaginary which aims at power. TS: Talking about the function and the use of images in the Middle Ages implies considering the existence of hierarchies as religious organizations. The imaginary of the Middle Ages is essentially religious. The Dominican Thomas of Aquinas was a master in developing images but only because he could draw on a well-structured world of levels, dispositions, and hierarchies.

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