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Love and Family

Shaul Stampfer

in Families, Rabbis and Education: Essays on Traditional Jewish Society in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774853
eISBN:
9781800340909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774853.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the subject of love and the family within east European Jewish life. In the nineteenth century, almost every aspect of Jewish life was transformed in one way or another. The ... More


Is the Question the Answer? The Context and Consequences of an Educational Pattern

Shaul Stampfer

in Families, Rabbis and Education: Essays on Traditional Jewish Society in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774853
eISBN:
9781800340909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774853.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter studies the role of questions in east European Jewish education. The importance attributed to question asking by children and students may appear to be a rather trivial aspect of ... More


Ḥeder Study, Knowledge of Torah, and the Maintenance of Social Stratification

Shaul Stampfer

in Families, Rabbis and Education: Essays on Traditional Jewish Society in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774853
eISBN:
9781800340909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774853.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on education in east European Jewish society. On one hand, education was highly regarded by all Jews; learnedness was one of the critical qualities for membership in the elite ... More


The Social Implications of Very Early Marriage

Shaul Stampfer

in Families, Rabbis and Education: Essays on Traditional Jewish Society in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774853
eISBN:
9781800340909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774853.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses premature or very early marriage. In the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, many east European Jews married off their children at the age of 13, 12, or even younger. ... More


Introduction

Shaul Stampfer

in Families, Rabbis and Education: Essays on Traditional Jewish Society in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774853
eISBN:
9781800340909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774853.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the author's collection of articles which all deal with aspects of east European Jewish life in the modern period. This was a time of transition from ... More


The Pushke and its Development

Shaul Stampfer

in Families, Rabbis and Education: Essays on Traditional Jewish Society in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774853
eISBN:
9781800340909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774853.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter details how charity is collected by Jewish communities. Traditional east European Jewish communities collected money in a number of ways; taxation was only one of the standard means. ... More


The Music of the Klezmer Within East Ashkenazic Music

Walter Zev Feldman

in Klezmer: Music, History, and Memory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190244514
eISBN:
9780190244545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190244514.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

A hypothetical scheme of musical and related social developments in East European Jewish society between ca. 1600 and 1850, focusing on Weinreich’s definition of these territories as Ashkenaz II. ... More


Families, Rabbis and Education: Essays on Traditional Jewish Society in Eastern Europe

Shaul Stampfer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774853
eISBN:
9781800340909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774853.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The realities of Jewish life in eastern Europe that concerned the average Jew meant the way their children grew up, the way they studied, how they married, and all the subsequent stages of the life ... More


Early Life (1884–1905)

Marc B. Shapiro

in Between the Yeshiva World and Modern Orthodoxy: The Life and Works of Rabbi Jehiel Jacob Weinberg, 1884-1966

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774525
eISBN:
9781800340855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774525.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter describes the early years of Rabbi Jehiel Jacob Weinberg's (1884–1966) life amid the backdrop of the final decades of the nineteenth century. Within this milieu, the Jews in Russia, ... More


Klezmer: Music, History, and Memory

Walter Zev Feldman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190244514
eISBN:
9780190244545
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190244514.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Klezmer: Music, History and Memory is the first comprehensive study of the music created by the Jewish musicians’ guild of Eastern Europe—the klezmorim. Klezmer music was the unique example of an ... More


The Controversy over Sheḥitah and the Struggle between Hasidim and Mitnagedim

Shaul Stampfer

in Families, Rabbis and Education: Essays on Traditional Jewish Society in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774853
eISBN:
9781800340909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774853.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter assesses the controversy over the knives used in sheḥitah, or slaughtering of animals. In east European Jewish society, meat was a central element of the diet, and the observance of the ... More


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