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CFP: Jewishness and Postcoloniality in Literature, Culture and Theory (Special Issue of The Journal of Jewish Identities)

 

Jewishness and Postcoloniality in Literature, Culture and Theory

CFP – Special Issue of The Journal of Jewish Identities

Guest Edited by Sarah Phillips Casteel, Anna Guttman and Isabelle Hesse

Re query: Rabbinic responses to religious accommodation in 19th- and early 20th-Century US

For the question of Hayim Lapin regarding rabbinic responses to the practice of hashkamah minyanim for workers who need an early, fast service before work –
Actually, one can find it already in the Tur Orach Hayyim Siman 89. However, in this early text there is nothing special for workers.

CONF: Emancipations in the Austro-Hungarian and Russian Empires, CEU, June 11-13

Emancipations in the Austro-Hungarian and Russian Empires

June 11-13, 2017

 

Quantum Room

Central European University

Nádor utca 15, Budapest

 

Sunday, June 11

17:45-18:00    Welcoming Remarks

Mihály Kálmán (Budapest)

András Kovács (Budapest)

 

18:00-19:30 Keynote

Chair: Michael L. Miller (Budapest)

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