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Translating “Englitch”

Joshua L. Miller

in Accented America: The Cultural Politics of Multilingual Modernism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195336993
eISBN:
9780199893997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336993.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Diasporic Jewish culture has been multilingual by definition for more than two thousand years of statelessness—until the twentieth century, that is. This chapter juxtaposes two sharply different ... More


From Christianity to Judaism: Story of Isaac Orobio de Castro

Yosef Kaplan

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197100608
eISBN:
9781800340350
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780197100608.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Isaac Orobio de Castro, a crypto-Jew from Portugal, was one of the most prominent intellectual figures of the Sephardi Diaspora in the seventeenth century. After studying medicine and theology in ... More


Inventing Rabbis

Christine Hayes

in Early Judaism: New Insights and Scholarship

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479896950
eISBN:
9781479825707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479896950.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The origin of rabbinic Judaism and its rise to dominance were debated in antiquity as they are today. Although the rabbis saw themselves as direct heirs of biblical religion and traced their ... More


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