Subscribe: Modern Judaism - current issue
Added By: Feedage Forager Feedage Grade B rated
Language: English
hebrew  ideas experience  jewish ideas  jewish  journal jewish  judaism journal  modern judaism  press  students  university   
Rate this Feed
Rate this feedRate this feedRate this feedRate this feedRate this feed
Rate this feed 1 starRate this feed 2 starRate this feed 3 starRate this feed 4 starRate this feed 5 star

Comments (0)

Feed Details and Statistics Feed Statistics
Preview: Modern Judaism - current issue

Modern Judaism - A Journal of Jewish Ideas and Experience Current Issue

Published: Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Last Build Date: Tue, 03 Oct 2017 13:06:31 GMT


Editorial Board


Books Received


Aaron, D. H. and Kalman, J., eds., Hebrew Union College Annual, Vol. 87. Hebrew Union College Press/University of Pittsburgh Press (Pittsburgh, 2017).



MENACHEM KEREN-KRATZ holds a DMD from the Hebrew University, a Ph.D. in Yiddish literature from Bar-Ilan University, and a Ph.D. in Jewish history from Tel-Aviv University. His most recently published book is Maramaros-Sziget: Extreme Orthodoxy and Secular Jewish Culture at the Foothills of the Carpathian Mountains (2013, in Hebrew). His next book will be a biography of Rabbi Yoel Teitelbaum – The Satmar Rebbe.



Conceptualizing Jewish Antinomianism in the Teachings of Jacob Frank


All religions, all laws, all books, which have existed until the present – he who reads them is like one who has turned his face backward and looked at words which have long since died. All this came forth from the side of death.– Jacob Frank, Words of the Lord §6211

Reform Hasidism: The Image of Habad in Haskalah Literature


A late Habad text attributed to Rabbi Yosef Yitzhak Schneerson (1880–1950) describes the Maskilim (the followers of the so-called Jewish enlightenment) in the following manner:All the Jewish writers who are the students of the Maskilim and their students' students seize every available opportunity to disparage the honor of Hasidic teachings and the honor of its princes [that is, Habad] and to emphasize the minute proportions of their value and service to the ethical and economic good of the Jewish people.11

Victorian Jewry, Religious Reform, and the Ketubah of the British Chief Rabbinate


“And the Said Bride hath Plighted Her Troth unto Him”

Divine Revelation and Historical Criticism: A Review Essay Jerome Yehuda Gellman


GellmanJerome Yehuda, This Was from God: A Contemporary Theology of Torah and History (Emunot: Jewish Philosophy and Kabbalah; Boston: Academic Studies Press, 2016). 222 pp. Index. Bibliography.