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Rabbinical Seminary
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The rabbinical seminary in Berlin, founded in 1873 by Esriel Hildesheimer, programatically advocated for the synthesis of traditional Jewish education with modern academic education. As well as being an Orthodox response to the conservative Jewish Theological Seminary in Breslau and the Hochschule für die Wissenschaft des Judentums in Berlin, it was at the same time an expression of the modernizing trends that had also manifes…

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Morgenstern, Matthias, “Rabbinical Seminary”, 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 21 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0717>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20221116



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