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Folktales, Jewish

Eli Yassif

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2015-06-29

Jewish Folktales Introduction Jewish folktales are an inseparable component of folklore. It is a creation of folk culture—of the larger segmen...


Andrea Most, Aldea Mulhern

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

FoodIntroductionFood studies is a burgeoning field that crosses many disciplinary lines, and that has increasingly turned academic attention toward fo...


Rachel Rojanski

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Forverts/ForwardIntroductionForverts (the Jewish Daily Forward or The Forward) was a Yiddish-language newspaper based in New York City that appeared a...

Frank, Jacob

Pawel Maciejko

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2019-03-27

Jacob FrankIntroductionYa‘akov (Jakub) ben Yehudah Leib Frank (b. 1726–d. 1791) was the founder of Frankism, a Jewish religious movement that spread i...

Gender and Modern Jewish Thought

Andrea Dara Cooper

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2021-02-24

Gender and Modern Jewish ThoughtIntroductionModern Jewish thought has been largely a masculine discursive space in both its historical construction an...

Germany, Early Modern

Joshua Teplitsky

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2016-10-27

Early Modern GermanyIntroduction“Germany” as we know it as a modern political entity properly came into existence only in the last third of the 19th c...

Ghettos in the Holocaust

Martin Dean

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2021-06-23

Ghettos in the HolocaustIntroductionThe surprising aspect of Nazi ghettoization is that there was no centralized German policy and no clear agreement ...

Goldman, Emma

Marla Brettschneider

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2021-08-25

Emma GoldmanIntroductionBoth in the United States and internationally, the anarchist Emma Goldman earned a reputation as a prominent Jewish radical fe...


Maya Barzilai

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2019-03-27

GolemIntroductionThe term “golem” refers to several distinct, albeit overlapping, forms of reflection on artificial creation: Talmudic commentaries th...

Graetz, Heinrich

Amos Bitzan

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Heinrich Graetz Introduction Heinrich Graetz (also known as Hirsch, Hirsh, or Tsvi; b. 1817–d 1891) was the 19th century’s foremost narrative ...


David Biale

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

HasidismIntroductionHasidism, an eastern European movement of religious pietism (the word hasidut means piety), has played a key role in Jewish life f...

Hasidism, Lubavitch

Wojciech Tworek

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Lubavitch HasidismIntroductionChabad Hasidism developed at the end of the 18th century around the persona of rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liady (b. 1745–d. ...


Yahil Zaban

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Haskalah Introduction Haskalah, or the Jewish Enlightenment movement, is the name for a relatively small group of Jewish intellectuals in cent...

Haskalah (Jewish Enlightenment) Literature

Amir Banbaji

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2019-05-29

Haskalah (Jewish Enlightenment) LiteratureIntroductionThe Haskalah movement became distinguishable in Prussia during the last two decades of the 18th ...


Tsvi Sadan, Ora Schwarzwald

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Hebrew Introduction Hebrew belongs to the family of Semitic languages, which is part of the larger family of Afroasiatic languages. It spans m...

Hebrew Bible, Blood in the

William K. Gilders

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2017-03-30

Blood in the Hebrew BibleIntroductionIn the Hebrew Bible, the identification of blood (dām דם; plural, dāmîm דמים) with “life” or life-force (nepeš נפ...

Hebrew Bible, Memory and History in the

Barat Ellman

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2017-01-11

Memory and History in the Hebrew BibleIntroductionThe importance of memory in connection to biblical literature precedes its emergence as an area for ...

Hebrew Literature and Music

Michal Ben-Horin

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2020-03-25

Hebrew Literature and MusicIntroductionLiterature and music have a long entwined history. Since antiquity, music and poetry (a crystalized form of “li...

Hebrew Literature Outside of Israel Since 1948

Melissa Weininger

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2021-07-28

Hebrew Literature Outside of Israel Since 1948IntroductionHebrew literature, defined expansively, has existed outside of the land of Israel since at l...

History of the Holocaust

Deborah Lipstadt

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2016-05-26

History of the HolocaustIntroductionMany historians consider the Holocaust, the systematic murder of approximately six million Jews during 1941–1945, ...

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