New Perspectives on the Haskalah

Book Cover: New Perspectives on the Haskalah
Shmuel Feiner (Editor), and David J. Sorkin (Editor). New Perspectives on the Haskalah. Littman Library, 2001.

Revises our understanding of the relationship between the Haskalah, Orthodoxy, and hasidism, reassesses the role of key individuals in the movement, and offers a new, more nuanced, definition of the Haskalah. Should be of interest to all students of modern Jewish history, literature, and culture in eighteenth-century Germany and eastern Europe in the nineteenth century.

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