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Fighting for Rights: Conscription and Jewish Emancipation

Derek J. Penslar

in Jews and the Military: A History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691138879
eISBN:
9781400848577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691138879.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter illustrates the context in which western and central European armies took form and how Jews were included in them. The issue of military service played a major role in eighteenth- and ... More


Jewish Anticlericalism and the Making of Modern Citizenship in the Late Enlightenment

Ari Joskowicz

in The Modernity of Others: Jewish Anti-Catholicism in Germany and France

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804787024
eISBN:
9780804788403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787024.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

In the late Enlightenment, Jews in Germany and France first started to engage publicly with politics in German and French. This chapter shows that from this early moment, anticlericalism and ... More


ZIONISM AND THE EVOLVING NEW CULTURE

Menachem Mautner

in Law and the Culture of Israel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199600564
eISBN:
9780191729188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600564.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter discusses the rise of the Jewish Enlightenment movement in the course of the last two decades of the 18th century. It also discusses four main approaches in Zionist thought as to the ... More


The Radical Enlightenment of Solomon Maimon: Judaism, Heresy, and Philosophy

Abraham P. Socher

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751360
eISBN:
9780804767682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751360.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

With extraordinary chutzpa and deep philosophical seriousness, Solomon ben Joshua of Lithuania renamed himself after his medieval intellectual hero, Moses Maimonides. Solomon Maimon was perhaps the ... More


Maimon's Medieval Desire: The Hesheq Shelomo

in The Radical Enlightenment of Solomon Maimon: Judaism, Heresy, and Philosophy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751360
eISBN:
9780804767682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751360.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Drawing on his unpublished Hebrew manuscript, Hesheq Shelomo, this chapter examines Solomon Maimon's philosophy in the context of his concept of philosophical and theological perfectionism. It also ... More


Ideological Foundations

Matthias B. Lehmann

in Emissaries from the Holy Land: The Sephardic Diaspora and the Practice of Pan-Judaism in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804789653
eISBN:
9780804792462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789653.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter discusses the ideological foundations for their philanthropic operation developed by the emissaries and their supporters in printed pamphlets, sermons, and other texts. The main ... More


Rabbinic Enlightenment: Mordecai Benet and the Moravian Haskalah, 1789–1829

in Rabbis and Revolution: The Jews of Moravia in the Age of Emancipation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770569
eISBN:
9780804776523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770569.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Mordecai Benet (1753–1829) was a chief rabbi who greatly influenced Jewish matters in Moravia at the end of the eighteenth century. This chapter highlights the role played by Benet in the flourishing ... More


The Literary Character of the Haskalah

Anat Helman

in Jews and Their Foodways

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190265427
eISBN:
9780190461935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190265427.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the nature of Haskalah literature. Haskalah or the Jewish Enlightenment, was a movement among European Jews that advocated the adoption of enlightenment values by pressing for ... More


Conclusion

in The Radical Enlightenment of Solomon Maimon: Judaism, Heresy, and Philosophy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751360
eISBN:
9780804767682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751360.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Solomon Maimon had two extraordinary accomplishments, one of which is philosophical and the second literary, within the German and Jewish Enlightenments during the late eighteenth century. From a ... More


The Jews of Pinsk, 1506 to 1880

Mordechai Nadav

Mark Mirsky and Moshe Rosman (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804741590
eISBN:
9780804783088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804741590.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This is the first part of a major scholarly project about a small city in Eastern Europe where Jews were the majority of the population from the end of the eighteenth century. Pinsk boasted both ... More


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