19. How Jews Modernized

The Western Nations

  1. Alan T. Levenson
  1. Carsten Schapkow

Published Online: 19 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118232897.ch19

The Wiley-Blackwell History of Jews and Judaism

The Wiley-Blackwell History of Jews and Judaism

How to Cite

Schapkow, C. (2012) How Jews Modernized, in The Wiley-Blackwell History of Jews and Judaism (ed A. T. Levenson), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118232897.ch19

Editor Information

  1. University of Oklahoma, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Oklahoma, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405196376

Online ISBN: 9781118232897

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Keywords:

  • The Modern Period;
  • Jews, and modernization;
  • economic mercantilism, giving Jews room to settle;
  • new models of social relations;
  • Haskalah, the Jewish Enlightenment;
  • Jews and Christians in Germany, “semi-neutral society”;
  • role of Jews, in European Society;
  • emancipation of the Jews, Dohm, morally just;
  • paths toward citizenship;
  • Wissenschaft des Judentums (Science of Judaism) movement

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Self-Education and New Models of Social Relations

  • The Role of Jews in European Society from the Late Eighteenth Century

  • Paths toward Citizenship

  • References