Haskalah: The Romantic Movement in Judaism

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Commonly translated as the "Jewish Enlightenment," the Haskalah propelled Jews into modern life. Olga Litvak argues that the idea of a Jewish modernity, championed by adherents of this movement, did not originate in Western Europe's age of reason. Litvak contends that the Haskalah spearheaded a Jewish cultural revival, better understood against the background of Eastern European Romanticism.Based on imaginative and historically grounded readings of primary sources, Litvak presents a compelling case for rethinking the most ...

Haskalah: The Romantic Movement in Judaism 2012, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780813554365

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Haskalah: The Romantic Movement in Judaism 2012, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780813554358

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