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Hastening Redemption: Messianism and the Resettlement of the Land of Israel

Arie Morgenstern

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195305784
eISBN:
9780199784820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305787.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Offering a novel understanding of the origins of renewed Jewish settlement in the Land of Israel in modern times, this book situates that settlement in the context of Jewish messianism and traces it ... More


Immigration to the Land of Israel, 1808–1840

Arie Morgenstern

in Hastening Redemption: Messianism and the Resettlement of the Land of Israel

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195305784
eISBN:
9780199784820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305787.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The Jewish population of the Land of Israel more or less doubled in size between 1808 and 1840. A significant segment of the immigrants were disciples of the Vilna Ga’on, who undertook an organized ... More


Criticisms of Christian Zionism

Stephen Spector

in Evangelicals and Israel: The Story of American Christian Zionism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195368024
eISBN:
9780199867646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368024.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Judaism

This chapter addresses criticisms of Christian Zionism. There are four principal charges: First, that evangelical Christians support aliyah (Jewish emigration to Israel) mainly because it speeds the ... More


British Jewry, Zionism, and the Jewish State, 1936-1956

Stephan E. C. Wendehorst

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199265305
eISBN:
9780191730849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265305.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

The purpose of this book is to explore the relationship between British Jewry and Zionism from 1936 to 1956, during a, if not the, crucial period in modern Jewish history, encompassing both the shoah ... More


British Jewry and Zionist State- and Nation-Building

Stephan E. C. Wendehorst

in British Jewry, Zionism, and the Jewish State, 1936-1956

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199265305
eISBN:
9780191730849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265305.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

Part II examines how British Jews related to Zionist state- and nation-building in the Middle East as participants in the transnational Jewish sphere of interaction. It charts the Peel Commission, ... More


In Search of Jewish Farmers: Jews, Agriculture, and the Land in Rural Morocco

Daniel J. Schroeter

in The Divergence of Judaism and Islam: Interdependence, Modernity, and Political Turmoil

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037516
eISBN:
9780813042107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037516.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter connects with the preceding chapter on Jewish-Muslim life in rural Yemen. Although both studies describe tribally situated Jewish societies destined for dissolution through immigration, ... More


The Moroccan Nationalist Movement and Its Attitude toward Jews and Zionism

Dalit Atrakchi

in The Divergence of Judaism and Islam: Interdependence, Modernity, and Political Turmoil

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037516
eISBN:
9780813042107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037516.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter examines tensions looming large between local nationalists and Zionists in mid-twentieth-century Morocco, their relevance to the Arab–Israeli conflict, and the status of Moroccan Jewry ... More


Hannah Arendt's Zionism?

Richard J. Bernstein

in Hannah Arendt in Jerusalem

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520220560
eISBN:
9780520923669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220560.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Hannah Arendt never seriously considered Aliyah, “going up,” the term used for emigration to Palestine/Israel, not before she fled Germany in 1933, not during her years in Paris when she worked for ... More


The Chosen Will Become Herds: Studies in Twentieth-Century Kabbalah

Jonathan Garb

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123944
eISBN:
9780300155044
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123944.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The popularity of Kabbalah, a Jewish mystical movement at least 900 years old, has grown astonishingly within the context of the vast and ever-expanding social movement commonly referred to as the ... More


Women and Synagogue Ritual

Roberta Rosenthal Kwall

in The Myth of the Cultural Jew: Culture and Law in Jewish Tradition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195373707
eISBN:
9780190226589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373707.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Comparative Law

Chapter 7 probes Orthodox resistance to female participation in public Torah reading, the first area in the realm of gender and synagogue ritual to be subjected to a serious academic discourse among ... More


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