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Unless the basic postulates are shifted, no real advance is possible any longer. ’.  .  .  .  . Despite himself, E.  The discussion of politics is unrealistic. 65 Could Finkelstein, as an acquaintance of Stern, have placed the article there? 66 Finley was citing Mickwitz in the same period: Shaw 1993, 192. 26 daniel p. 67 Russian War Relief (RWR) 1942–46 If Bernhard Stern’s career deserves a book, so does Russian Jewish War Relief, which raised over $50 million to send goods to embattled Soviet villages.

That Reinhold never again wrote in this vein is a loss to the profession. Reinhold does not mention Finkelstein, but linkages emerge. 66 In style and manner, the essay is very much that of a young scholar immersed in economic history, with a family resemblance to Finley himself. Their tones are different, however. Finley never spoke of an ‘ambivalent petite bourgeois ideological position’. Finkelstein’s critique of Victor Ehrenberg a decade earlier had used some leftist terminology (‘scientific’ below), but relied more an allusion than direct attack: The study of history has reached an impasse.

It was a group ritual performed in the synagogue on the late spring festival of Shavuot. By the 1920s many liberal-leaning Conservative synagogues were adopting the practice, too: it helped keep a few teenagers in Hebrew school classes past their bar mitzvahs, and it was also a ritual in which girls could participate (this is the era before the invention and diffusion of the bat mitzvah). 32 According to the program, Moses did the Pentateuchal reading for the day, while his classmates had less demanding assignments.

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