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Locking Antlers: Hirsch Tassel, Samson Raphael Hirsch, and the Forging of a New Rabbinic Ideal

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/9780804770569.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter discusses the emergence of a new model of rabbinic ideal after the death of Moravian chief rabbi Nehemias Trebitsch. Moravia's rabbis were increasingly viewed as the key to lifting the ... More


Rabbinic and Popular Judaism in the Sixteenth-Century Mediterranean

Jonathan Ray

in After Expulsion: 1492 and the Making of Sephardic Jewry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814729113
eISBN:
9780814729120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814729113.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter looks at Jewish religious identity. Religion operated as an organizing principle in Sephardic life. The key elements of this process included the adoption of local customs in new areas ... More


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