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Arab, Jew, Arab Jew

Kimberly A. Arkin

in Rhinestones, Religion, and the Republic: Fashioning Jewishness in France

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804786003
eISBN:
9780804787901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786003.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

In response to post-colonial social and political changes in Metropolitan France, French Jews created new, publicly visible forms of Jewishness. But this shift was haunted by the specter of Jewish ... More


The Daily Life of the Poor

Tirtsah Levie Bernfeld

in Poverty and Welfare Among the Portuguese Jews in Early Modern Amsterdam

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113577
eISBN:
9781800340435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113577.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter highlights the various aspects of the daily lives of the poor. In Amsterdam, the poor among the Portuguese Jewish community ranged from the highly educated to the illiterate. On the one ... More


From Readmission to Revolution

David S. Katz

in The Jews in the History of England 1485–1850

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206675
eISBN:
9780191677267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206675.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the readmission of the Jews into England under Oliver Cromwell's rule. Why Jews would want to settle in London is obvious; the ... More


Becoming Ottomans: Sephardi Jews and Imperial Citizenship in the Modern Era

Julia Phillips Cohen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199340408
eISBN:
9780199388882
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199340408.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History, History of Religion

Becoming Ottomans is the first book to tell the story of Jewish political integration into a modern Islamic empire. It begins with the process set in motion by the imperial state reforms ... More


Introduction: Becoming a Model Millet

Julia Phillips Cohen

in Becoming Ottomans: Sephardi Jews and Imperial Citizenship in the Modern Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199340408
eISBN:
9780199388882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199340408.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History, History of Religion

Starting in the mid-nineteenth century, Ottoman Jewish communal leaders began to employ a narrative of continuous Jewish “special relations” with their empire in order to catapult their community out ... More


Introduction: Extraterritorial Dreams

Sarah Abrevaya Stein

in Extraterritorial Dreams: European Citizenship, Sephardi Jews, and the Ottoman Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226368191
eISBN:
9780226368368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226368368.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter reviews the history of the Capitulatory regime and the fraught legal relationship that linked the Ottoman Empire with the states of Europe for some five centuries. It reconstructs why ... More


Amsterdam

Adam Teller

in Rescue the Surviving Souls: The Great Jewish Refugee Crisis of the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691161747
eISBN:
9780691199863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161747.003.0024
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter addresses how, though the majority of the refugees from the Commonwealth who traveled westward ended up in the empire, a significant number made for a place outside it: Amsterdam. The ... More


Orthodoxy

Louis Jacobs

in Beyond Reasonable Doubt

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774587
eISBN:
9781800340305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774587.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on Orthodox Jews. These Jews at the end of the twentieth century are divided into a number of groupings, each following its own specific pattern of religious conduct. It ... More


Conclusion

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/9781874774426.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This concluding chapter assesses what the contribution of the Jews was to seventeenth-century European civilization. It is reasonably clear that the general significance of the Jews has to be ... More


Meshal Haqadmoni Fables from the Distant Past: A Parallel Hebrew-English Text

Raphael Loewe (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774563
eISBN:
9781800340275
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774563.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The wondrous fables of Ibn Sahula in Meshal haqadmoni, presented here in English for the first time, provide a most unusual introduction to the intellectual and social universe of the Sephardi Jewish ... More


Spinoza’s Biblical Criticism

Jetze Touber

in Spinoza and Biblical Philology in the Dutch Republic, 1660-1710

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198805007
eISBN:
9780191843112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805007.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Chapter 1 homes in on Spinoza as a Bible critic. Based on existing historiography, it parses the main relevant historical contexts in which Spinoza came to articulate his analysis of the Bible: the ... More


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