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Haskalah And History The Emergence Of A Modern Jewish Historical Consciousness by Shmuel Feiner

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Published by Littman Library of Jewish .
Written in English


  • Jewish Studies,
  • World history,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology

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Edition Notes

ContributionsSondra Silverston (Translator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages404
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8770436M
ISBN 101904113109
ISBN 109781904113102

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The Haskalah was inspired by the European Enlightenment but had a Jewish character. Literally, Haskalah comes from the Hebrew word sekhel, meaning "reason" or intellect" and the movement was based on rationality. An associate of Mendelssohn, Naftali Herz Wesseley (­), published his Divrei Shalom Ve’emet (Words of Peace and Truth), often described as the manifesto of the Haskalah, in which he made a typical Haskalah distinction between “the law of man” and the “law of God”; the former denoted Western patterns of life and secular learning, the latter, the traditional Jew­ish wayof religious life and : Rabbi Louis Jacobs. Description Shmuel Feiner's innovative book recreates the historical consciousness that fired the Haskalah—the Jewish Enlightenment movement. Liverpool University Press is the UK's third oldest university press, with a distinguished history of publishing exceptional research since

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Haskalah And History by Shmuel Feiner. Download in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format for read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Haskalah And History books. Click Download for free ebooks.  , European Review of History "Anchored in the rhetoric of the maskilic text, Litvak's work amount to a compelling picture of Jewish modernity, a torn and ambivalent modernity that hopes to keep the Haskalah as a restraining fantasy, an expression of incessant critique of the various facts of modernity.", Studies in Contemporary JewryReviews: 3. - Jonathan Karp, Studies in Contemporary Jewry FOR HEBREW EDITION:'This excellent and learned book makes an important contribution to the on-going debate over the origins of modern historical thinking among the Jews [ ] the first detailed analysis of the use and abuse of history in the Haskalah . The Jewish Enlightenment, or Haskalah, was an ideological and social movement that developed in Eastern Europe in the early nineteenth century and was active until the rise of the Jewish national movement in the early partisans were known as maskilim. In certain senses, Haskalah was an extension of the eighteenth-century European Enlightenment, but it was centrally concerned with.