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From the final two decades of the 18th century, the humanist and emancipatory ideas of the European Enlightenment found more and more supporters among young educated Jews. Their demand for a Jewish Enlightenment (Hebr. haskalah) through the reform of the classical educational ideal and traditional educational program, as well as their challenge to absolute…

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Feiner, Shmuel, “Haskalah”, 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 08 March 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0296>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20200106

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