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Eilon Schwartz

words, the solution was to be a Jew in the home and cosmopolitan in the street, as Mendelsohn formulated the Enlightenment directive for Jews. The public square was to be a decidedly neutral (i.e., secular) affair, ruled by rational argument and devoid

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Jewish Secular-Believer Women in Israel

A Complex and Ambivalent Identity

Hagar Lahav

between ‘religion’ and ‘secularism’ as primary analytical categories. It contributes to secular values such as freedom, modernity, enlightenment, and rationalization, while conceptualizing ‘religion’ as oppressive, premodern, and irrational ( Jakobsen and

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Hilla Dayan, Anat Stern, Roman Vater, Yoav Peled, Neta Oren, Tally Kritzman-Amir, Oded Haklai, Dov Waxman, Raphael Cohen-Almagor, Alan Dowty, and Raffaella A. Del Sarto

reading of Judaism made by the Zionist movement under the influence of Enlightenment epistemology. Yadgar's case studies include the definition of Jewishness and the politics of conversion to Judaism, which in Israel is the privileged path to the

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Paul L. Scham and Yoram Peri

Enlightenment, ethics and politics, and whether the art of writing can be a spark in the process of tikkun olam (repair of the world) after the Holocaust.” In the classroom, Brenner was known for her energy, enthusiasm, and intellectual rigor, and for the

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The End Point of Zionism

Ethnocentrism and the Temple Mount

Tomer Persico

–145 ). With the progression of this vector of individual autonomy and subjective connection to the source of ‘truth’, the Christian messianic message became a gospel of universal enlightenment based on principles of rationalism. 2 Thus, Kant can proclaim the

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Two Patterns of Modernization

An Analysis of the Ethnic Issue in Israel

Shlomo Fischer

). Modernization for European Jews entailed either joining or creating national collectivities that had a universalist cast to them. Post-Enlightenment and post-revolutionary states in Western Europe, in principle, extended citizenship to members of various

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Creating a Significant Community

Religious Engagements in the Film Ha-Mashgihim (God’s Neighbors)

Merav Alush-Levron

defined by Asad as a ‘project’—or, rather, a series of interlinked projects—that certain people in power seek to achieve. The mythical dimensions that shaped secularism are anchored in the tradition of enlightenment and justify the universalist rationale

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Wang Zhen, Alfred Tovias, Peter Bergamin, Menachem Klein, Tally Kritzman-Amir, and Pnina Peri

1895 there were 101 foreign schools in Jerusalem district alone” (p. 21), but according to him, it went without notice. Ignoring studies showing that enlightenment prevailed not only among Central and Eastern European Jews, but also among Oriental Jews

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Uzi Meshulam and the ‘Mishkan Ohalim’ Affair

The Influence of Radical Ultra-Orthodoxy

Motti Inbari

, Shapira (1848) labels Reform Judaism and the Jewish Enlightenment movement (Haskalah) as the reincarnation of the mixed multitude (see also Sorotzkin 2007: 193–203 ). Rabbi Teitelbaum argued that current time is at the beginning of the pre

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A Woman of Valor Goes to Court

Tort Law as an Instrument of Social Change under Multiculturalism

Ella Glass and Yifat Bitton

as new and complex ( Caplan 2008 ; Leon 2011 ). Jewish ultra-Orthodoxy originated in Europe as a counter-reaction to the secular Jewish Enlightenment movement (Haskalah) and was developed over time as a survival method by Ashkenazi religious Jews