Cultural Revolution in Berlin: Jews in the Age of Enlightenment

Cultural Revolution in Berlin: Jews in the Age of Enlightenment


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781851242917
Publisher: Bodleian Library, University of Oxford
Publication date: 07/15/2011
Pages: 104
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Shmuel Feiner is professor of modern Jewish history at Bar-Ilan University and chairman of the Jerusalem Leo Baeck Institute. Natalie Naimark-Goldberg obtained her doctorate at Bar-Ilan University, where she now works, specializing in the study of Haskalah and Jewish women’s modernization in the eighteenth century.

Table of Contents



1 The Haskalah Library in Oxford: focus and limits of the story

2 The early maskilim and the renewal of Jewish culture

3 A modern Jewish intellectual: Moses Mendelssohn in Berlin

4 Religious tolerance: an Enlightenment value contested

5 A curriculum for Jewish education: rabbinic ideas contested

6 The Haskalah movement: its ideology and institutions

7 Jewish intellectuals in the non-Jewish sphere

8 Beyond Haskalah: radicalization in Jewish intellectual circles

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