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Author Goldschmidt, Hermann Levin, 1914-1998.

Title The legacy of German Jewry / Hermann Levin Goldschmidt ; translated by David Suchoff
Published New York : Fordham University Press, 2007
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Contents Origins of the modern -- The breakthrough to modernity -- The role of German Jewry -- Historical stages -- Equal rights, not assimilation! -- Steps toward emancipation -- Gabriel Riesser's greatest deed -- Emancipation's greatest foe -- The final step to emancipation -- A few figures -- The dual legacy of Theodor Herzl -- The lifework of Martin Buber -- The Jewish state and the World Jewish Congress -- The essence of Judaism -- Philosophy out of the sources of Judaism -- World history of the Jewish people -- Science from a Jewish perspective -- Education without end -- Jewish literature -- The empty house and Shofar -- Jewish self-hatred -- The Jewish quest for a German Bible -- Judaism's message of the kingdom of God -- The end -- Sorrow -- Continuity -- The legacy of Germany Jewry
Summary This volume is a comprehensive rethinking of the German-Jewish experience. Goldschmidt challenges the elegiac view of Gershom Scholem, showing us the German-Jewish legacy in literature, philosophy and critical thought in a new light
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Translated from the German
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Subject Jews -- Germany -- History -- 1800-1933.
Judaism -- Germany.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0823228266 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0823237141 electronic bk
0823260410 electronic bk
9780823228263 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780823237142 electronic bk
9780823260416 electronic bk
Other Titles Verm├Ąchtnis des deutschen Judentums. English