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Austria and Bohemian Lands

The Diaspora, Returning, the Land of Israel as a Focus in Jewish History, Benjamin J. Segal, World Zionist Organization, Jerusalem 1987.
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The Diaspora, Returning, the Land of Israel as a Focus in Jewish History, Benjamin J. Segal, World Zionist Organization, Jerusalem 1987.

Even before the destruction of the First Temple in 587 B.C.E., Jewish communities had been established outside Israel. The Second Temple’s destruction in 70 C.E., however, carried the Jews to the far corners of the settled world and established the “Diaspora” (Greek for “dispersion”) as the proper description of the Jewish condition. No longer was […]

Austria and Bohemian Lands
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Austria and Bohemian Lands

  Overview Overview- Austria and Bohemian Lands Secondary sources Breuer, Mordechai. “Modernism and Traditionalism in 16th-c. Jewish Historiography- A Study of David Gans’ Tzemach David,” in Bernard Cooperman, ed., Jewish Thought in the Sixteenth Century, 49-88. Greenblatt, Rachel L. “The Shapes of Memory- Evidence in Stone from the Old Jewish Cemetery in Prague.” Leo Baeck […]