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Posen Library Of Jewish Culture And Civilization: Confronting Modernity, 1750-1880

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A landmark project to collect, translate, and transmit primary material from a momentous period in Jewish culture and civilization, this volume covers what Elisheva Carlebach describes as a period “in which every aspect of Jewish life underwent the most…
Palaces of Time: Jewish Calendar and Culture in Early Modern Europe

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From one of the leading historians of the Jewish past comes a stunning look into a previously unexamined dimension of Jewish life and culture: the calendar. In the late sixteenth century, Pope Gregory XIII instituted a momentous reform of Western timekeeping, and…
The Pride of Jacob: Essays on Jacob Katz and His Work

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Jacob Katz (1904-1998) was one of the greatest Jewish historians of the twentieth century. A pioneer of new foci and methods, Katz brought extraordinary insights to many aspects of Jewish life and its surrounding contexts. With a keen eye for both "forests" and…
Divided Souls: Converts From Judaism In Germany, 1500-1750
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|August 1, 2001

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This pioneering book reevaluates the place of converts from Judaism in the narrative of Jewish history. Long considered beyond the pale of Jewish historiography, converts played a central role in shaping both noxious and positive images of Jews and Judaism for…
The Pursuit of Heresy: Rabbi Moses Hagiz and the Sabbatian Controversy

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Rethinking the Messianic Idea in Judaism
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|November 28, 2014

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Over the centuries, the messianic tradition has provided the language through which modern Jewish philosophers, socialists, and Zionists envisioned a utopian future. Michael L. Morgan, Steven Weitzman, and an international group of leading scholars ask new…