Tagged: Poland

The Lueger effect in fin-de-siècle Catholic Poland: the Imaginary Jew, the Viennese Christian Socials, and the rise of Catholic anti-Semitism in Eastern Europe

[This article is part of the  Open Peer Review-Publication series “Nineteenth-Century Anti-Semitism in International Perspective”] von Grzegorz Krzywiec Introduction: anti-Semitism as social and cultural phenomena in fin-de-siècle Poland <1> Anti-Semitism as a socially and culturally acceptable project in the Polish lands was born during the 1880s and its main founder was Jan Jeleński (1845-1909), a journalist, political writer, and the...

Lueger effect in the fin-de-siècle Catholic Poland: the Imaginary Jew, the Viennese Christian Socials and the rise of Catholic anti-Semitism in Eastern Europe, Abstract by Grzegorz Krzywiec

The victory of Karl Lueger into election to the Vienna’s Rathaus in 1895 had an enormous effect whether on the Habsburg Catholic opinion or abroad. For many Catholics from Eastern Europe, a role model for revitalization of ‘Christian’ public scene came neither from Germany, nor from any other European country, but from the Habsburg Austria. Especially in the Habsburg Galicia,...

Anti-Semitism and Catholic Churches in Austrian Galicia, Abstract by Zoriana Melnyk

In this article, I compare the attitude of two local Catholic Churches: Greek Catholic and Roman Catholic towards issues of anti-Semitism. These two Churches represented Ukrainians (Greek Catholic) and Poles (Roman Catholic) in the province, where around 13 percent of locals were Jews. My case study is the anti-Semitic activity of the Roman Catholic priest Stanislaw Stojalowsky, who was very...