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Author Schweid, Eliezer.

Title The idea of modern Jewish culture / Eliezer Schweid ; translated by Amnon Hadary ; edited by Leonard Levin
Published Boston : Academic Studies Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 296 pages)
Series The reference library of Jewish intellectual history
Reference library of Jewish intellectual history.
Contents Culture as a concept and culture as an ideal -- Tensions and contradiction -- Internalizing the cultural ideal -- The underlying philosophy of Jewish enlightenment -- The meaning of being a Jewish-Hebrew maskil -- Crossroads: the transition from haskalah to the science of Judaism -- The dialectic between national Hebrew culture and Jewish idealistic humanism -- The philosophic historic formation of Jewish humanism: a modern guide to the perplexed -- The science of Judaism : research in Judaism as a culture -- The science of Judaism, Reform Judaism, and historical positivism -- A critique of the science of Judaism and the cultural ideal of the enlightenment -- Accelerated change and revolution -- The vision of Jewish cultural renaissance in political Zionism -- The pioneering (ḥalutzic) culture of the Jewish labor movement in Palestine -- Polar views on sources of Jewish culture -- Alienation from religion and tradition -- The Jewish folk culture of Eretz Israel -- Judaism as the totality of a national historic culture -- Sanctity and the Jewish national movement -- The dimension of sanctity in pioneering Labor Zionism -- Orthodox Zionist culture: sanctifying modernity -- Judaism as a culture in the diaspora -- The secular Jewish culture of Yiddish -- The transition from the Hebrew culture of pre-state Eretz Israel to Israeli culture
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-268) and index
Subject Jews -- Identity.
Jews -- Intellectual life.
Judaism -- History -- Modern period, 1750-
Judaism -- 20th century.
Zionism -- Philosophy.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Hadari, Amnon.
Levin, Leonard, 1946-
LC no. 2008015812
ISBN 1618110381 (electronic bk.)
9781618110381 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Liḳrat tarbut Yehudit modernit. English