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The Three Blessings: Boundaries, Censorship, and Identity in Jewish Liturgy

Yoel Kahn

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195373295
eISBN:
9780199893294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373295.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

According to the Talmud (Menahot 43b), a Jewish man should give thanks each day “not having been made a gentile … a woman … nor a slave.” This study traces the history of this text in the Jewish ... More


Competitive Traditions: Early Palestinian Practice

Yoel H. Kahn

in The Three Blessings: Boundaries, Censorship, and Identity in Jewish Liturgy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195373295
eISBN:
9780199893294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373295.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Liturgical texts from the Cairo Genizah document Palestinian and Egyptian Jewish practice in the medieval period and demonstrate the great variety of liturgical creativity that was possible in these ... More


Jewish Liturgical Memory and the Non-Jew: Past Realities and Future Possibilities

Ruth Langer

in Jewish Theology and World Religions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764098
eISBN:
9781800340190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764098.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter examines the power and construction of Jewish memory as well as the image of the religious Other in Jewish liturgy, which has been so heavily conditioned by adversarial biblical ... More


Introduction

Leon J. Weinberger

in Jewish Hymnography: A Literary History

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774303
eISBN:
9781800340978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774303.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter provides an overview of Jewish hymnography. Synagogue hymnography, compared to its Christian and Muslim counterparts, is distinctive in both its focus and its volume. There is nothing ... More


Between Religion and Ethnicity: Zionism and Reform Judaism before the First World War

Nadia Malinovich

in French and Jewish: Culture and the Politics of Identity in Early-Twentieth Century France

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113409
eISBN:
9781800342637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113409.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on the beginnings of the Zionist movement and Reform Judaism in France. It provides a close study of the activities and publications of the Fédération Sioniste de France, which ... More


Horizontal Realizations: The Agency of Non-Western Jewish Musical Traditions in Art Music of the 1950s and 1960s

Assaf Shelleg

in Theological Stains: Art Music and the Zionist Project

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197504642
eISBN:
9780197504673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197504642.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

If the actualization of biblical sovereignty in the Zionist present rendered eighteen centuries of exile a nocturnal existence, art music of the 1950s and 1960s interfered with such linearity using ... More


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