The German Jew: A Synthesis of Judaism and Western Civilization, 1730-1930
The German Jew traces the prewar history of German Jewry, charting the progress of the Jews from Court Jew to emancipation. It stresses the role Moses Mendelssohn and his circle played in the development of this community and examines the many contributions Jews made to 19th-century German intellectual, scientific, and cultural life.
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Foreword by Albert H Friedlander
German Jews in the Middle Ages
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