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“We Jewish Women Should Be Especially Interested in Our New Citizenship”: American Jewish Women and the Suffrage Movement

Melissa R. Klapper

in Ballots, Babies, and Banners of Peace: American Jewish Women's Activism, 1890-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748947
eISBN:
9780814749463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748947.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter traces Jewish women's suffrage activism from the creation of National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA) in 1890 through the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920 and ... More


Introduction Who Is a Jew? What Is a Jew?: Jewish Identity, Jewish Status, and the Challenge of Conversion

in Pledges of Jewish Allegiance: Conversion, Law, and Policymaking in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Orthodox Responsa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778053
eISBN:
9780804781039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778053.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book examines the debate surrounding the definition of a Jew, Jewish status, and the nature of the Jewish community, focusing on the modern period of Jewish history as well as nineteenth- and ... More


Israel: Conversion to Judaism in a Jewish Society

in Pledges of Jewish Allegiance: Conversion, Law, and Policymaking in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Orthodox Responsa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778053
eISBN:
9780804781039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778053.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter examines halakhik rulings on conversion in Israel, not only those issued by Orthodox rabbis but also secular legal opinions from Israel's courts, including the Israeli Supreme Court. In ... More


Christian Emperors, Christian Church, and the Jews of the Diaspora in the Greek East, a.d. 379–450*

Fergus Millar

in Rome, the Greek World, and the East: Volume 3: The Greek World, the Jews, and the East

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830307
eISBN:
9781469603216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876657_millar.24
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter outlines the main elements of religious co-existence, competition, and conflict between Christianity and Judaism in the Greek East, ad 379–450. It first describes the essential features ... More


Turning-Point (1570–1600)

Jonathan Israel

in European Jewry in the Age of Mercantilism, 1550-1750

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774426
eISBN:
9781800340282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774426.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines the tentative readmission of Jewry into western and central Europe from the 1570s onwards that signalled a reversal of trends which had previously prevailed everywhere west of ... More


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