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Settings of Silver: The Feminization of the Jewish Sabbath, 1920–1945

Amy K. Milligan

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/9781906764869.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter addresses the emergence of Jewish homemaking guidebooks, with particular attention to their description of sabbath preparation, that culminated the feminization of the American Jewish ... More


Women’s Transformations of Contemporary Jewish Life

Sylvia Barack Fishman

in Women and Judaism: New Insights and Scholarship

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732182
eISBN:
9780814733110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732182.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter analyzes the impact of the second wave of feminism on American Judaism and Jewish life. In the United States, women's activism revitalized Jewish connections within the lives of Jewish ... More


Polish Attitudes towards Jewish Spirituality in the Eighteenth Century

Judith Kalik

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

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774716
eISBN:
9781800340725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774716.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter describes Polish attitudes towards Jewish spirituality during the eighteenth century. The chief characteristic of the Polish conception of the Jewish religion, at least as it was ... More


An Ignatian Perspective on Contemporary Jewish Spirituality

Donald Moore, S.J.

in Friends on the Way: Jesuits Encounter Contemporary Judaism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228119
eISBN:
9780823236985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228119.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses contemporary Jewish spirituality from an Ignatian perspective. It explains the influence of a March 1963 meeting in New York chaired by Abraham Joshua Heschel to the Second ... More


The Encounter between “Native” and “Immigrant” Jews in Post-Holocaust France: Negotiating Difference

Maud Mandel

in Post-Holocaust France and the Jews, 1945-1955

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479835041
eISBN:
9781479814954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479835041.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter studies the contemporary tensions and transformations created by immigrant arrivals for the predominant character of Franco-Judaism. The study stresses how the disruptions of the Shoah ... 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


Jewish Popular Spirituality in the Eighteenth Century

Gershon David Hundert

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

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774716
eISBN:
9781800340725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774716.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter shows how, during the period beginning in the latter part of the seventeenth century, works that popularized kabbalistic ideas in homiletic and ethical treatises and in regimens of daily ... More


How Far was Krochmal Influenced by the Gaon Sherira ben Hanina in his Description of the Development of Oral Torah?

Margarete Schlüter

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

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774716
eISBN:
9781800340725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774716.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter concerns Nahman Krochmal (1785–1840), a key figure in the development of Jewish spirituality in central and eastern Europe. It examines the extent to which Krochmal’s writings were ... More


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