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Ha-Me’assef
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In 1783, the Berlin Enlightenment thinker Isaak Euchel published the first modern Hebrew magazine. Modeled on contemporary monthlies of the Enlightenment, Ha-Me'assef (The Collector), published in Germany from 1783 and intermittently until 1797, offered the Jewish Lumières of the 18th century a publishing platform for the dissemination of their reform ideas. Against the backdrop of progressing embourgeoisement and acculturation pro…

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Sadowski, Dirk, “Ha-Me’assef”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017.. Consulted online on 25 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0291>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20191110



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