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Eastern Europe, Practice of Judaism in
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Eastern Europe—Poland and Lithuania in particular—was, for many centuries, the domain of the largest and most important Jewish settlement in the world, a community that fashioned a distinctive and particularly intense form of traditional Jewish learning and religious practice. Jews fi…

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Nadler, Allan, “Eastern Europe, Practice of Judaism in”, in: Encyclopaedia of Judaism. Consulted online on 03 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9029_EJ_COM_0051>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004141001, 20040701

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