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Solidarity Contested:: Ethnic Division and the Quest for Unity

Matthias B. Lehmann

in Emissaries from the Holy Land: The Sephardic Diaspora and the Practice of Pan-Judaism in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804789653
eISBN:
9780804792462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789653.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

One of the main challenges encountered by the rabbinic emissaries was the rivalry between different ethnic groups within the Jewish world. This chapter focuses on the tension between the quest for ... More


On the Terrible War of 5675: Community Rally for Relief of Jewish Victims

George (Gedaliah) Silverstone

in Jewish Preaching in Times of War, 1800 - 2001

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764401
eISBN:
9781800340848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764401.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter studies an early example of a sermon which focuses more on the toll taken by the First World War on the masses of Jewish civilians living on the contested territories of the Eastern ... More


The Birth of the Adjectival Jew

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/9781874774006.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines the birth of the adjectival Jew. The story of modern Jewry can be told in terms of the collapse of the idea of Jewish unity. Modernity — which here means the two hundred years ... More


Conclusion

Richard Bolchover

in British Jewry and the Holocaust: With a New Introduction: With a New Introduction

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774808
eISBN:
9781800340022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774808.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This concluding chapter considers the exceptions to the Anglo-Jewish response to the Holocaust. It first summarises the British Jewish community's socio-political philosophy and demonstrates how it ... More


Inclusivism

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/9781874774006.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on inclusivism. Inclusivism is a classic strategy of tradition, embodying an Orthodox view of Jewish unity. It uses halakhic strategies to include within the covenantal community ... More


The Future of a People

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/9781874774006.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter reflects on the value of Jewish unity. Unity is, as it always was, a religious value: a fact of covenant, a mutual commitment and faith. That it has become problematic should therefore ... More


A Collision of Consciousness

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/9781874774006.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter assesses whether pluralism is compatible with Jewish tradition. Pluralism proposes a mode of Jewish unity acceptable to modern consciousness. But it is ipso facto unacceptable to ... More


Minhag America

Sefton D. Temkin

in Creating American Reform Judaism: Life and Times of Isaac Mayer Wise

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774457
eISBN:
9781800340930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774457.003.0025
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines Isaac Mayer Wise’s Minhag America prayer-book. This book was used by many congregations in the United States until, nearly forty years after it first appeared, Wise withdrew it ... More


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