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A Missionary for History: Essays in Honor of Simon Dubnow

Kristi Groberg and Avraham Greenbaum (eds)

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 16: Focusing on Jewish Popular Culture and Its Afterlife

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774730
eISBN:
9781800340732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774730.003.0032
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter reviews A Missionary for History: Essays in Honor of Simon Dubnow, which was edited by Kristi Groberg and Avraham Greenbaum. The most useful cluster of essays in this volume is the trio ... More


The Storyteller in Translation

Allison Schachter

in Diasporic Modernisms: Hebrew and Yiddish Literature in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199812639
eISBN:
9780199919413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812639.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, European Literature

Chapter 1 examines the late writings of S. Y. Abramovitsh, who is the locus classicus of Hebrew and Yiddish's shared history. In his early career, Abramovitsh was thought of as a liminal figure in ... More


World History of the Jewish People

Hermann Levin Goldschmidt

in The Legacy of German Jewry

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228263
eISBN:
9780823237142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228263.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the life and works of Jewish historian and writer Simon Dubnow. He left Germany in 1933 and relocated to Riga with the autonomist perspective that the preservation of Judaism ... More


Historical stages

Hermann Levin Goldschmidt

in The Legacy of German Jewry

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228263
eISBN:
9780823237142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228263.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the historical stages of Jewish history based on the works of Jewish historians Isaak Markus Jost and Simon Dubnow. Jost's History of the Israelites, from the Time of the ... More


The Secular Appropriation of Hasidism by an East European Jewish Intellectual: Dubnow, Renan, and the Besht

Robert M. Seltzer

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 1: Poles and Jews: Renewing the Dialogue

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113171
eISBN:
9781800340589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113171.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter studies the role that Hasidism played in the thought of the modernized Jewish intelligentsia of Eastern Europe toward the end of the 19th century. Simon Dubnow played a pivotal role in ... More


Ashkenazic Jewry and Catastrophe

Steven J. Zipperstein

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 1: Poles and Jews: Renewing the Dialogue

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113171
eISBN:
9781800340589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113171.003.0024
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses Ashkenazic Jewry and catastrophe. When Simon Dubnow was invited to contribute to the first volume of the Yiddish-language Historishe shriftn (1929), he submitted a piece on the ... More


A Story within a Story: The First Russian-Language Jewish History Textbooks, 1880—1900

Vassili Schedrin

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 30: Jewish Education in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764500
eISBN:
9781800343429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764500.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter talks about Simon Dubnow, who is considered the father of east European Jewish historical writing and known to be deeply committed to his children's education. It cites textbooks that ... More


The Study of Hasidism: Past Trends and New Directions

Immanuel Etkes

in Hasidism Reappraised

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774204
eISBN:
9781800340787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774204.003.0029
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter evaluates past trends and new directions in the study of hasidism. One question which has dominated the study of early hasidism is what factor or factors may account for the emergence ... More


Changing the Narrative of the History of Hasidism

Moshe Rosman

in Hasidic Studies: Essays in History and Gender

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764821
eISBN:
9781800343412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764821.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explains the historiographical context in which the author;s research has been conducted so that readers may come to a better appreciation of how her work has altered the narrative of ... More


More Besht Correspondence

Moshe Rosman

in Founder of Hasidism: A Quest for the Historical Ba'al Shem Tov

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764449
eISBN:
9781800340800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764449.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter talks about a collection of hagiographic stories about the Besht and his associates called the Shivhei Ha-Besht. It mentions Dov Ber of Ilintsy, the compiler, who included five citations ... More


History as Consolation

David N. Myers

in The Stakes of History: On the Use and Abuse of Jewish History for Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300228939
eISBN:
9780300231403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300228939.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Consolation is a deeply rooted human emotion, as well as mode of religious expression. It also has been a frequent catalyst for Jewish historical production. Jewish chroniclers after the outbreak ... More


History as Witness

David N. Myers

in The Stakes of History: On the Use and Abuse of Jewish History for Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300228939
eISBN:
9780300231403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300228939.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Witnessing can assume many different forms including religious, literary, and legal versions. This chapter begins by focusing on examples of textual witnessing such as the sourcebooks of Tcherikower ... More


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