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In early modern times, printing with Hebrew letters was largely limited to the reproduction of traditional religious knowledge and thus contributed to strengthening the Jewish religion and culture to the outside world. At the same time, it supported an inner-Jewish cultural transfer between Sephardic and Ashkenazic traditions of knowledge and, to some degree, …

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Sadowski, Dirk, “Printing”, 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 05 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0123>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20221116

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