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Christianity in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Kosovo: From Ethnic Captive to Reconciling Agent

David A. Steele

in Faith-Based Diplomacy Trumping Realpolitik

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195367935
eISBN:
9780199851805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367935.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Several situations that involve cooperative interfaith endeavors aimed at reconciliation are commonly observed within the religious communities in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Kosovo. In 1997, religious ... More


The Scattered Borders of Holiness

Michael Dumper

in Jerusalem Unbound: Geography, History, and the Future of the Holy City

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161961
eISBN:
9780231537353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161961.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes the three dominant communities in Jerusalem. The Holy City is home to three communities with varying religion: Orthodox Jewish communities, the Christian community, and the ... More


The Concerns of an Immigrant Rabbi: The Life and Sermons of Rabbi Moshe Shimon Sivitz

Kimmy Caplan

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 11: Focusing on Aspects and Experiences of Religion

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774051
eISBN:
9781800340688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774051.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter highlights the life of Rabbi Moshe Shimon Sivitz, analyses the main issues discussed in his sermons, and offers a number of observations regarding the continuity and change in the ... More


Halakhic Change and Meta-Halakhah

Chaim I. Waxman

in Social Change and Halakhic Evolution in American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764845
eISBN:
9781800343450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764845.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter talks about a prominent English theologian named Rabbi Dr Louis Jacobs, who asserted that the Torah is the result of the divine–human encounter through the ages. It clarifies current ... More


Demetrios Chomatianos: Colonial Resistance and the Fear of Sacramental Miscegenation

George E. Demacopoulos

in Colonizing Christianity: Greek and Latin Religious Identity in the Era of the Fourth Crusade

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284429
eISBN:
9780823285976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284429.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter explores a pair of canonical opinions written by Demetrios Chomatianos, the archbishop of Ohrid in the 1220s. These texts draw sharp sacramental boundaries not only between Greek and ... More


Missionaries and European Diplomatic Competition

Eleanor H. Tejirian and Reeva Spector Simon

in Conflict, Conquest, and Conversion: Two Thousand Years of Christian Missions in the Middle East

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231138659
eISBN:
9780231511094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231138659.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses religious and diplomatic rivalries in the Middle East. It begins in the mid-nineteenth century when Russia asserted its role as protector of Eastern Christians—a claim that ... More


Esther Farbstein, Beseter hamadregah: hayahadut haortodoksit behungariyah nokhaḥ hashoah (Hidden in the Heights: Orthodox Jewry in Hungary during the Holocaust). Jerusalem: Mossad Harav Kook, 2013. 939 pp.

Haim Genizi

in A Club of Their Own: Jewish Humorists and the Contemporary World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190646127
eISBN:
9780190646158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190646127.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter reviews Esther Farbstein’s Beseter hamadregah: hayahadut haortodoksit behungariyah nokhaḥ hashoah (Hidden in the Heights: Orthodox Jewry in Hungary during the Holocaust), which ... More


Introduction

Naomi Seidman

in Sarah Schenirer and the Bais Yaakov Movement: A Revolution in the Name of Tradition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764692
eISBN:
9781800343351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764692.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This introductory chapter provides an overview of Sarah Schenirer and the Bais Yaakov schools she founded in interwar Poland. Bais Yaakov had been controversial among Orthodox Jews at the outset. ... More


What Must Be Done?

David Berger

in Rebbe, the Messiah, and the Scandal of Orthodox Indifference: With a New Introduction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113751
eISBN:
9781789623352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113751.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter proposes some solutions to the fundamental transformation of Judaism. The most important principle is that no messianist should be treated as an Orthodox rabbi or functionary in good ... More


Afterlives: Remembering the Maiden

Nathaniel Deutsch

in The Maiden of Ludmir: A Jewish Holy Woman and Her World

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520231917
eISBN:
9780520927971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231917.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes that Stella Klein's recollections are highly significant and contain many elements not found in other sources, written or oral. It is impossible to know whether the memories of ... More


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