Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-4 of 4 items

  • Keywords: Torah scholarship x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Talmudic Scholarship and the Rabbinate in Lithuanian Jewry during the Nineteenth Century

Immanuel Etkes

in The Gaon of Vilna: The Man and His Image

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223943
eISBN:
9780520925076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223943.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the relations between Torah scholarship and the institution of the rabbinate in nineteenth-century Lithuania. It discusses the apparent contradiction between the ideal of Torah ... More


Ha-Gaon He-Hasid: In His Own Time and for Succeeding Generations

Immanuel Etkes

in The Gaon of Vilna: The Man and His Image

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223943
eISBN:
9780520925076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223943.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes the unusual distinction of the Gaon of Vilna's achievements as a Torah scholar, a distinction that made him a symbol and model of greatness in Torah scholarship in the eyes of ... More


From Germany to Northern France and Back Again: A Tale of Two Tosafist Centres

Ephraim Kanarfogel (ed.)

in Regional Identities and Cultures of Medieval Jews

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764678
eISBN:
9781800343399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764678.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter cites Simcha Emanuel, who has referred to a lacuna in the rabbinic leadership of German Jewry during the second quarter of the thirteenth century. It recounts how rabbinic figures did ... More


Rabbinic Politics, Royal Conquest, and the Creation of a Halakhic Tradition in Medieval Provence

Pinchas Roth (ed.)

in Regional Identities and Cultures of Medieval Jews

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764678
eISBN:
9781800343399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764678.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter reviews the Jewish culture of early medieval Europe, which is largely hidden by the mists of time and emerges into the light of surviving literary evidence only in the eleventh century. ... More


View: