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Yaacob Dweck

in Dissident Rabbi: The Life of Jacob Sasportas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691183572
eISBN:
9780691189949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183572.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter highlights Jacob Emden, who crafted Jacob Sasportas in his own image as a heresy hunter in the middle of the eighteenth century. The transmission of anti-Sabbatian ideas from Jacob ... More


The Eighteenth Century: Jews and Copernicus in the Newtonian Era

Jeremy Brown

in New Heavens and a New Earth: The Jewish Reception of Copernican Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199754793
eISBN:
9780199345083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754793.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

By 1700 the Newtonian model, which included the heliocentric solar system, was being taught at Yale and Oxford, although Copernicanism was much slower to gain acceptance elsewhere. There was still ... More


The Struggle of the Mitnagedim and Maskilim against Hasidism: Rabbi Jacob Emden and Judah Leib Mieses

Yehuda Friedlander

in New Perspectives on the Haskalah

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774617
eISBN:
9781800340145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774617.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter assesses the struggle of the mitnagedim and the maskilim against hasidism. With its insularity, mysticism, and cult of the tsadik or spiritual leader, hasidism was seen by the maskilim ... More


Coda

Yaacob Dweck

in Dissident Rabbi: The Life of Jacob Sasportas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691183572
eISBN:
9780691189949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183572.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This coda details how Jacob Sasportas, as well as his three most intensive readers—Jacob Emden, Gershom Scholem, and Joel Teitelbaum—all perceived their worlds to be in crisis. For Sasportas, the ... More


Rabbi Jonathan Eibeschuetz’s Attitude towards the Frankists

Sid Z. Leiman

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 15: Focusing on Jewish Religious Life, 1500-1900

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774716
eISBN:
9781800340725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774716.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter recalls the encounter between Rabbi Jonathan Eibeschuetz and the Frankist movement. This began when the Emden–Eibeschuetz controversy erupted in 1751. At the time, Rabbi Jacob Emden ... More


Conclusion: The ʾOr ha-Sekhel and Its Reception

Benjamin Williams

in Commentary on Midrash Rabba in the Sixteenth Century: The Or ha-Sekhel of Abraham ben Asher

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198759232
eISBN:
9780191819858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198759232.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

This chapter considers how Abraham ben Asher intended readers to use the ʾOr ha-Sekhel. Its reception is considered in the light of the criticisms of certain contemporary commentators regarding the ... More


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