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In the 19th century, a new style of Jewish sermons emerged, which was closely linked with the emergence of the religious reform of Judaism in Germany, as well as with the new university training of rabbis. In addition, the faithful were increasingly dissatisfied with occasional Yiddish sermons on questions of biblical exegesis. The new sermons focused their attention either on the abiding values of Judaism or else on current,…

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Saperstein, Marc, “Sermon”, 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 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0702>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20221116

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