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6. Who Saved the Jewish Books?

David H. Price

in Johannes Reuchlin and the Campaign to Destroy Jewish Books

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195394214
eISBN:
9780199894734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394214.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter explains the complex legal maneuvers undertaken to oppose and support the imperial mandates authorizing confiscation. It offers a new reconstruction and interpretation of the actual ... More


 Unanswerable Questions, Questionable Answers: Justifying Ritual Circumcision

Leonard B. Glick

in Marked in Your Flesh: Circumcision from Ancient Judea to Modern America

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195176742
eISBN:
9780199835621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019517674X.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Most contemporary literature on circumcision by Orthodox and Reform Jews resorts either to talmudic-style interpretations, mystical explanations, or vaguely “spiritual” justifications for the ... More


5. Johannes Pfefferkorn and the Campaign against Jews

David H. Price

in Johannes Reuchlin and the Campaign to Destroy Jewish Books

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195394214
eISBN:
9780199894734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394214.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter describes the attempt, which began in 1509, to promote conversion by confiscating Jewish books. Supported by the Franciscan and Dominican Orders as well as the University of Cologne, ... More


7. Inquisition

David H. Price

in Johannes Reuchlin and the Campaign to Destroy Jewish Books

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195394214
eISBN:
9780199894734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394214.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter offers a new interpretation of the initial trials of Johannes Reuchlin, arguing that the assault on Reuchlin was undertaken as the first step toward convening a planned inquisition of ... More


1. “Impermissibly Favorable to Jews?”

David H. Price

in Johannes Reuchlin and the Campaign to Destroy Jewish Books

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195394214
eISBN:
9780199894734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394214.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter describes how campaigns agitating for the expulsion of Jews from the Holy Romany Empire collided with the nascent Christian–Hebrew movement, creating a complex setting for the intense ... More


Johann Anton Krieger, Printer of Jewish Books in Nowy Dwór

Emanuel Ringelblum

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 12: Focusing on Galicia: Jews, Poles and Ukrainians 1772-1918

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774594
eISBN:
9781800340695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774594.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter takes a look at Johann Anton Krieger. Krieger played a central role in the history of Jewish printing in Poland in the eighteenth century. This remarkably enterprising and versatile man ... More


Speak no evil: Manchester Jewry and refugees, 1933–1937

Bill Williams

in Jews and Other Foreigners: Manchester and the Rescue of the Victims of European Fascism, 1933-40

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719085499
eISBN:
9781781703311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085499.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

Refugee academics and industrialists, trainees supported by Isidore Apfelbaum's ‘private’ operation, German domestic servants placed by the Ladies Lodge of B'nai Brith, the two or three foreign ... More


Post-Holocaust Book Restitutions: How One State Agency Helped Revive Republican Franco-Judaism

Lisa Moses Leff

in Post-Holocaust France and the Jews, 1945-1955

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479835041
eISBN:
9781479814954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479835041.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines the work of the restitution agency called the Sous-Commission des livres, the arm of the Commission de récupération artistique that handled the restitution of the estimated ten ... More


“To Make Books Without End”: From the Library to the Printing Press

Joshua Teplitsky

in Prince of the Press: How One Collector Built History's Most Enduring and Remarkable Jewish Library

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300234909
eISBN:
9780300241136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300234909.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter addresses David Oppenheim's will to “make books without end” and how he promoted that mission in a variety of material and cultural ways. Much as the circulation of books permitted a ... More


Printing the Talmud in Poland in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

Krzysztof Pilarczyk

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/9781874774716.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores Jewish religious print culture in Poland during the second half of the sixteenth century and the first half of the seventeenth centuries. During this period, Jewish printers in ... More


Demogaphic: The Jewish population of Leeds – how many Jews?

Nigel Grizzard

in Leeds and its Jewish community: A history

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526123084
eISBN:
9781526144676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526123084.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The chapter attempts the difficult task of estimating the changing Jewish population of Leeds, without reliable census data. Before the present century, the census did not record religious ... More


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