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Under the influence of Jewish reform movements in Western and Central Europe, enlightened Jews in Hungary aspiring to a middle-class bearing had striven for moderate reforms since the beginning of the 19th century. The denotation “Neolog,” later adopted by the religious movement, was intended to emphasize that compared to Orthodoxy it was new and independent. During the 1868–1869 Hungarian Natio…

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Bányai, Viktória, “Neolog”, 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 30 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0579>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20210312

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