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Towards the Future: Religious, Educational, and Cultural Reconstruction

David H. Weinberg

in Recovering a Voice: West European Jewry After the Holocaust

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764104
eISBN:
9781800340961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764104.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter assesses how the Jews of France, Belgium, and the Netherlands dealt with the unprecedented religious, educational, and cultural needs of their diverse constituents. The sharp increase in ... More


The Fracturing of Anglo-Jewry (1945–2000)

Todd M. Endelman

in The Jews of Britain, 1656 to 2000

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520227194
eISBN:
9780520935662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227194.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the fracturing of the Anglo-Jewry during the period from 1945 to 2000. It explains that after the war Jews were able to enter the professions and the new service industries ... More


A House of One's Own? University, Particularity, and the Jewish House of Learning

Willi Goetschel

in The Discipline of Philosophy and the Invention of Modern Jewish Thought

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823244966
eISBN:
9780823252510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244966.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines the role of the Jewish House of Learning in nurturing the career of Jewish philosophers who were not accepted in the university. It explains that the House of Learning was ... More


Who was Pauline Wengeroff?: On Reading and Misreading Memoirs

Shulamit S. Magnus

in A Woman's Life: Pauline Wengeroff and Memoirs of a Grandmother

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764524
eISBN:
9781800340459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764524.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter investigates how Pauline Wengeroff, seeming bard of Jewish traditionalism, can also be read as an apologist for assimilation and conversion. From the dramatic myth of Memoirs of a ... More


The Jews and the Reformation

Kenneth Austin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300186291
eISBN:
9780300187021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300186291.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book examines the attitudes of various Christian groups in the Protestant and Catholic Reformations towards Jews, the Hebrew language, and Jewish learning. Martin Luther's writings are ... More


Origins and Early Years of the Volozhin Yeshiva

Shaul Stampfer

in Lithuanian Yeshivas of the Nineteenth Century: Creating a Tradition of Learning

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774792
eISBN:
9781800341128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774792.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter takes a look at how the small town of Volozhin became one of the focal points of the Lithuanian Jewish world because of the yeshiva that was established there. The yeshiva of Volozhin ... More


Ein li esek banistarot: Saul Levi Morteira’s Sermons on Parashat ‘Bereshit’

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/9781906764494.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on Saul Levi Morteira, rabbi and preacher to the Portuguese community of Amsterdam in the first half of the seventeenth century. This community was at first composed entirely of ... More


The Pendulum of Exegetical Methodology: From Peshat to Derash and Back

Sara Japhet

in Midrash Unbound: Transformations and Innovations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113713
eISBN:
9781800340169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113713.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter investigates two exegetical methodologies: peshat and derash. In the first half of the tenth century, a new exegetical methodology broke into the world of Jewish learning, a methodology ... More


Conclusion

Sharon Flatto

in Kabbalistic Culture of Eighteenth-century Prague: Ezekiel Landau and His Contemporaries

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113393
eISBN:
9781800342675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113393.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter illustrates the efflorescence of Prague's rabbinic culture and the mystical character that animated it during the latter half of the eighteenth century. It shows how traditional society ... More


Jewish Writings, 1900–1909

Frederick C. Beiser

in Hermann Cohen: An Intellectual Biography

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198828167
eISBN:
9780191866838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828167.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines Cohen’s Jewish writings from this decade. These writings reflect various concerns. One is Cohen’s interest in Jewish education, especially in schools for the poor and the ... More


Contemporary Resistance to the Maimonidean Reform

Menachem Kellner

in Maimonides' Confrontation with Mysticism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113294
eISBN:
9781800340381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113294.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This afterword looks at the contemporary resistance to the Maimonidean reform. Anyone familiar with contemporary Jewish life, especially within Orthodoxy, will see immediately that the Maimonidean ... More


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