Death in Jewish life: burial and mourning customs among Jews of Europe and nearby communities

"This volume examines in inter-disciplinary perspective the degree to which the medieval Ashkenazi were innovative in the area of communal activity surrounding burial and mourning customs. The topics cover liturgical poetry as well as statutory prayers; confessions, final testimonies and acts o...

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Published in:Studia Judaica
Contributors: Bar-Levav, Avriʾel (Editor); Lehnardt, Andreas 1965-; Reif, Stefan C. 1944-
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Hebrew
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Published: Berlin [u.a.] De Gruyter 2014
In:Studia Judaica
Series/Journal:Studia Judaica 78
Studia Judaica / Rethinking diaspora 1
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Ashkenazim / Funeral rite / Mourning rites / History 500-1500
B Judaism / Death / Mourning rites
Further subjects:B Collection of essays
B Death Religious aspects Judaism
B Jewish mourning customs Europe
B Judaism History Medieval and early modern period, 425-1789
B Conference program 2010 Tel Aviv
B Jews Europe, Western History 70-1789
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Summary:"This volume examines in inter-disciplinary perspective the degree to which the medieval Ashkenazi were innovative in the area of communal activity surrounding burial and mourning customs. The topics cover liturgical poetry as well as statutory prayers; confessions, final testimonies and acts of charity; funeral and mourning rites; the influences of the surrounding non-Jewish; the effects of major acts of persecution."--
ISBN:3110338610