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‘Arab Chains’ and the ‘Good Things of Spain’: Aspects of Jewish Exile

Marc Saperstein

in Leadership and Conflict: Tensions in Medieval and Early Modern Jewish History and Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764494
eISBN:
9781800341081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764494.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter analyses three brief, powerful passages, from different environments and different literary genres. These reveal an enduring ambivalence towards Jewish life in ‘exile’, a reluctance to ... More


Jewish Displacement as Experience and Metaphor in 20th-Century European Thought

Vivian Liska

in Place in Modern Jewish Culture and Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190912628
eISBN:
9780190912659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912628.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Society

This chapter examines discursive developments in twentieth-century European thought with respect to the question of the reality, metaphoricity, and exemplarity of Jewish displacement. Throughout the ... More


Prophets and Their Impact in the High Middle Ages: A Subculture of Franco-German Jewry

Moshe Idel (ed.)

in Regional Identities and Cultures of Medieval Jews

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764678
eISBN:
9781800343399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764678.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter covers one of the most intriguing statements found in the vast opus of R. Solomon Yitshaki (Rashi), in which he claims that the people of Israel in exile are sons of prophets. It tackles ... More


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