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

Marc B. Shapiro

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774525
eISBN:
9781800340855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774525.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The span of Rabbi Jehiel Jacob Weinberg's life (1884–1966) illuminates the religious and intellectual dilemmas that traditional Jewry has faced over the past century. Rabbi Weinberg became a central ... More


David Einhorn

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/9781874774457.003.0023
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter turns to Rabbi David Einhorn. Einhorn was ten years older than Wise. He received his Talmudic education at the yeshivah of Fürth, in his native Bavaria, and at the universities of Munich ... 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


Aftermath

Yaacob Dweck

in Dissident Rabbi: The Life of Jacob Sasportas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691183572
eISBN:
9780691189949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183572.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter surveys the last three decades of Jacob Sasportas's life, when he moved between Hamburg, Amsterdam, Livorno, and Amsterdam again. During this period, Sasportas continued to enter the ... More


The Missing Rabbis of Eastern Europe

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/9781874774853.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the east European rabbinate. The rabbinate in modern eastern Europe was not significantly different from the rabbinate in other Ashkenazi Jewish communities up to the eighteenth ... More


Introduction

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/9780520223943.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about Rabbi Eliyahu, the son of Shlomo Zalman, known as the Gaon of Vilna. This book provides descriptions of the Gaon written ... More


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


The Invention of Jewish Theocracy: The Struggle for Legal Authority in Modern Israel

Alexander Kaye

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190922740
eISBN:
9780190099954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922740.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The Invention of Jewish Theocracy is about Jewish religious approaches to law and politics in the State of Israel. It uncovers the forgotten history of religious Zionists who tried to create a ... More


Polish Hasidism and Hungarian Orthodoxy in a Borderland: The Munkács Rabbinate

Levi Cooper

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 31: Poland and Hungary: Jewish Realities Compared

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764715
eISBN:
9781800343368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764715.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter looks at the Munkács rabbinate. It covers the period from the earliest recorded rabbi of Munkács through to the end of the nineteenth century, during which period the rabbis were ... More


Mystical and Modernizing Trends: Prague’s Rabbinic Culture Threatened

Sharon Flatto

in Kabbalistic Culture of Eighteenth-century Prague: Ezekiel Landau and His Contemporaries

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113393
eISBN:
9781800342675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113393.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter identifies various trends and developments which threatened Prague's traditional culture during the last decades of the eighteenth century. It analyses the unique responses of Prague's ... More


Sortie in Charleston: Backlash in Albany

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/9781874774457.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines Isaac Mayer Wise’s 1850 journey to Charleston. This was in a period which has been described as the golden age of Charleston Jewry. In his Reminiscences, Wise attributes his ... 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


Introduction

Yaron Harel

in Intrigue and Revolution: Chief Rabbis in Aleppo, Baghdad, and Damascus 1744–1914

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113874
eISBN:
9781800340237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113874.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the rabbinate, particularly the chief rabbis, in the Jewish communities of the Ottoman Empire. There is a widely held conception that, throughout ... More


The Baghdad Community Torn between Rabbis Samoha and Dangoor

Yaron Harel

in Intrigue and Revolution: Chief Rabbis in Aleppo, Baghdad, and Damascus, 1774-1914

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113874
eISBN:
9781800340237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113874.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter investigates the chaos that ensued in the Baghdad community for more than a decade in the wake of the struggle between the supporters of Rabbi Sason Elijah Halevi (Samoha) and those of ... More


Abraham Dweck Hakohen (Khalousi): The Last Ḥakham Bashi Born in Aleppo

Yaron Harel

in Intrigue and Revolution: Chief Rabbis in Aleppo, Baghdad, and Damascus, 1774-1914

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113874
eISBN:
9781800340237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113874.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter details the transformations that took place in the Jewish community of Aleppo during the final decade of the nineteenth century and the controversy over the removal of Rabbi Abraham ... More


Epilogue

Yaron Harel

in Intrigue and Revolution: Chief Rabbis in Aleppo, Baghdad, and Damascus, 1774-1914

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113874
eISBN:
9781800340237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113874.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This epilogue studies how the Young Turk Revolution further weakened both Jewish autonomy within the Ottoman Empire and, along with growing secularization, the official recognition and legal ... More


The Inheritance of the Rabbinate in Eastern Europe

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/9781874774853.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter investigates the inheritance of the rabbinate in eastern Europe. Inheritance of rabbinical posts is almost taken for granted in many contemporary Orthodox or strictly Orthodox Jewish ... More


Nehemias Trebitsch and the Decline of the Moravian Chief Rabbinate, 1832–1842

in Rabbis and Revolution: The Jews of Moravia in the Age of Emancipation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770569
eISBN:
9780804776523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770569.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Nehemias Trebitsch was Benet's successor as chief rabbi of Moravia. This chapter discusses Trebitsch's role in the decline of the Moravian chief rabbinate. During Trebitsch's tenure as chief rabbi, ... More


‘Long Live Sultan Abdülaziz, Long Live the Nation, Long Live the Constitution...’*

Aylin Koçunyan

in Constitutionalism, Legitimacy, and Power: Nineteenth-Century Experiences

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198723059
eISBN:
9780191789632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723059.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Comparative Law

This chapter deals with the proclamation of the Armenian National Constitution in 1863 for the internal administration of the Ottoman Armenian community. In the discussion concerning the community’s ... More


Jews and Judaism

Mark Edwards

in Religions of the Constantinian Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199687725
eISBN:
9780191815034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687725.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Chapter 8 examines the position of the Jews in the Roman Empire under Constantine, beginning with the evidence for rabbinic activity in Palestine and the origin of the patriarchate. Noting that ... More


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