By Jeffrey Haus
Haus exhibits how French executive officers many times used political and fiscal strain to improve their very own imaginative and prescient of an built-in French Judaism. In reaction, Jewish leaders all in favour of the options of “utility” and “equality” to erect and deal with the limits among their associations and the nation, as those have been key parts of governmental coverage towards spiritual and academic institutions. Haus examines those concerns by means of evaluating the monetary and curricular histories of Jewish fundamental colleges run through the Consistory and the primary French rabbinical college. using various sources—including university curricula, rabbinical ordination examinations, executive records and correspondence, nation jurisprudential judgements, and the French Jewish press—Challenges of Equality paints an image of a resilient and protracted French Judaism that tailored, built-in, yet however survived.
Scholars of Jewish heritage, French background, ecu heritage, and the heritage of schooling will take pleasure in the distinct examine Jewish integration in France that Haus provides.
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Challenges of Equality: Judaism, State, and Education in Nineteenth-Century France by Jeffrey Haus