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Jewish Religious Life from the Mid-Eighteenth Century to 1914

Antony Polonsky

in Jews in Poland and Russia: 1881-1914 v. 2

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113836
eISBN:
9781800341067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113836.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores how most of the Jews of the former Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth remained observant in the traditional sense throughout the nineteenth century. This period saw important ... More


Rethinking Jewishness in Networked Publics: The Case of Post-Communist Hungary

Anna Manchin

in Connected Jews: Expressions of Community in Analogue and Digital Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764869
eISBN:
9781800343375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764869.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter cites scholars that viewed the fall of communism in 1989 as a potential turning point for east European Jewish communities. It explains how political freedom promised new possibilities ... More


Jews in Jebenhausen and Göppingen

Gilya Gerda Schmidt

in Süssen Is Now Free of Jews: World War II, the Holocaust, and Rural Judaism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243297
eISBN:
9780823243334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243297.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 1777 twenty Jewish families were given permission by the Counts of Liebenstein to settle in the village of Jebenhausen, just two kilometers from Göppingen. These families quickly increased and ... More


Doubt and Certainty

Yosef Kaplan

in From Christianity to Judaism: Story of Isaac Orobio de Castro

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197100608
eISBN:
9781800340350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780197100608.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter assesses how, in Amsterdam, Rabbi Moses Raphael d'Aguilar became Isaac Orobio de Castro's mentor in Jewish matters. Isaac asked him many questions regarding Jewish law and biblical ... More


Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 31: Poland and Hungary: Jewish Realities Compared

François Guesnet, Howard Lupovitch, and Antony Polonsky (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764715
eISBN:
9781800343368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764715.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

At the beginning of the twentieth century, the Jewish communities of Poland and Hungary were the largest in the world and arguably the most culturally vibrant, yet they have rarely been studied ... More


Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 15: Focusing on Jewish Religious Life, 1500-1900

Antony Polonsky

Antony Polonsky (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774716
eISBN:
9781800340725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774716.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book highlights new research on Jewish spiritual and religious life in Poland before modern political ideas began to transform the Jewish world. It covers a range of topics. Three articles deal ... More


Studia dziejów i kultury Żydów w Polsce po 1945 roku

Jerzy Tomaszewski (ed.)

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 16: Focusing on Jewish Popular Culture and Its Afterlife

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774730
eISBN:
9781800340732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774730.003.0043
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the book Studia z dziejów i kultury Żydów w Polsce po 1945 roku (Studies on the History and Culture of Jews in Poland after 1945), which was edited by Jerzy Tomaszewski. This ... More


Tradition and Diversity

Jonathan Sacks

in One People?: Tradition, Modernity and Jewish Unity

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774006
eISBN:
9781800340831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774006.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explains that the paradox of Jewish modernity is that Jewish religious life is organized into structures into which tradition does not fit. This is an outcome willed by no one, which ... More


The Name of God in Levinas's Philosophy

Robert Gibbs

in Saintly Influence: Edith Wyschogrod and the Possibilities of Philosophy of Religion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230877
eISBN:
9780823235612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230877.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter argues that the practice that ensures the open and irruptible nature of the future is that of philosophy. Through a treatment of the oscillation between ... More


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