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Shortly after the invention of printing, Jews took up publishing activities. These activities mostly involved Hebrew prints and books. While Hebrew publishing contributed to the cohesion of the text traditions of East and West, from North Africa and the Middle East to Central and Eastern Europe, publications in Yiddish, Ladino, and other Jewish vernacular languages reached a readership beyond the elites: women and others who had not been educa…

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Auerbach, Karen, “Publishing”, 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 29 November 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0970>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20221116

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