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Midrashic Texts and Methods in Tosafist Torah Commentaries

Ephraim Kanarfogel

in Midrash Unbound: Transformations and Innovations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113713
eISBN:
9781800340169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113713.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter evaluates midrashic texts and methods in Tosafist Torah commentaries. The relationship between biblical and talmudic studies in medieval Ashkenaz is rather complex, and a number of ... More


The Gaon of Vilna: The Man and His Image

Immanuel Etkes

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223943
eISBN:
9780520925076
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223943.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

A legendary figure in his own lifetime, Rabbi Eliahu ben Shlomo Zalman (1720–1797) was known as the “Gaon of Vilna”. He was the acknowledged master of Talmudic studies in the vibrant intellectual ... More


The Printed Page of the Talmud The Commentaries and their Authors

Haym Soloveitchik

in Collected Essays: v. 1

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113973
eISBN:
9781800341104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113973.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the author's essay which was written for a volume accompanying an exhibition of the printed Talmud at the Yeshiva University Museum. The essay assesses why Rashi and Tosafot ... More


Jewish Religious Life from the Mid-Eighteenth Century to 1914

Antony Polonsky

in Jews in Poland and Russia: 1881-1914 v. 2

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113836
eISBN:
9781800341067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113836.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores how most of the Jews of the former Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth remained observant in the traditional sense throughout the nineteenth century. This period saw important ... More


Hasidic Yeshivot in Inter-War Poland

Shaul Stampfer

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/9781874774051.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses hasidic yeshivot in inter-war Poland. There is one obvious difference between hasidim and mitnagedim in the second half of the nineteenth century. It is that among mitnagedim, ... More


Hasidic Yeshivas in Interwar Poland

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/9781874774853.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses hasidic yeshivas in interwar Poland. The distinction between hasidim and mitnagedim with regard to yeshivas disappeared in Poland between the First and Second World wars, when ... More


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