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The Manuscripts Of Isaac Wetzlar’s Libes Briv


Isaac Wetzlar’s Libes briv (1748/9) was not printed, but circulated in manuscript form. The manuscript transmission spans a period of at least 65 years. No autograph has survived. Nine manuscripts are known today, some of which have been heavily edited. The article discusses earlier research on the manuscripts, transmission and audience, textual variants, and the different titles under which the text was circulated.

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Rabbi Wolf Meisel’s Attempt to Establish a Midstream Judaism in Hungary, 1859-1867

pages of two subsequent issues. In the brief articles commenting on the images, the journal hides its views by quoting the judgments of other authors, still the selection of quotes shows that Frankel is its hero, not Hirsch. From today’s perspective on the nineteenth-century Jewish press, Carmel must appear as a very obscure publication: it survives worldwide in one single copy owned by the Austrian National Library in Vienna. In its time, however, Carmel claimed to be the organ of the centrist mainstream of Hungarian Jewry. The rationale behind its impartiality

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Jewish Rhetorics and the Contemplation of a Diminished Future

after departing once again from scorched Earth, the surviving humans on Galactica and its fellow ships are near civil war over a proposal to grant full citizenship to those remaining Cylons who (through complicated plot twists) seem at least to be their allies now. And here, if I had been writing this perhaps a decade ago, I would have been more tempted than I am now to draw out a possible moral, again relating to the terrestrial Zion, about the various kinds of death, cultural and otherwise, that are likely to attend on a desperate attachment to the particular kinds

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