Exclusiveness and Tolerance: Studies in Jewish-Gentile Relations in Medieval and Modern Times

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Behrman House, Inc, 1961 - Religion - 200 pages
The author discusses the changes of attitude on the part of the Jews toward their non-Jewish environment from the middle ages to the Enlightenment. Most of the material has been drawn from the province of Ashkenazi Jewry-- the Jews of Germany and eastern Europe.
 

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Contents

The Position of the Jews
3
Doctrinal Difference
13
Economic Intercourse and the Religious Factor
24
Social and Religious Segregation
37
PART II
66
The Martyrs
82
The Hasid
93
The Disputant Io
106
Ghetto Segregation
133
The Attitude of Estrangement
139
The Development of Common Ground
156
Enlightenment and Toleration
169
Index
200
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