The Holy Priest of Kálló a reform Jewish integration narrative in interwar Hungary /

In the press discourses of the groups of Hungarian Jewry pursuing different strategies the T’nach (biblical) concept of the tsadik and his figure as it appears in Eastern European Hasidism was determined and reformulated by the split between the communities striving for traditionality and those cons...

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Main Author: Glässer Norbert
Format: Article
Published: 2014
Series:Religion, culture, society 1
Kulcsszavak:Zsidó vallási irányzatok - Magyarország - 1920-1940-es évek - neológ, haszid és ortodox irányzat
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Online Access:http://acta.bibl.u-szeged.hu/66985
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Summary:In the press discourses of the groups of Hungarian Jewry pursuing different strategies the T’nach (biblical) concept of the tsadik and his figure as it appears in Eastern European Hasidism was determined and reformulated by the split between the communities striving for traditionality and those consciously embracing modernism. The Hasidic stories can be regarded as a seeming point of encounter between urban Orthodoxy and Neology.In the research the author examined Neology Jewish community values and the responses given to Hungarian civil religion in the Hungarian-language Buda-pest Neology weekly papers between 1918 and 1938. These are the responses of a journalism elite of an urbanising religious community to the trends towards the change in the Hungarian nation conception. The Kálló rebbe’s rooster has become a symbol expressing Hungarian Jewishness
Physical Description:155-174
ISSN:1416-7972