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Ha•ska•lah

(hɑˈskɑ lɑ, ˌhɑ skɑˈlɑ)

n.
an 18th–19th-century movement among central and E European Jews, intended to modernize Jews and Judaism by encouraging adoption of secular European culture.
[1900–10; < Hebrew haśkālāh enlightenment]
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En un pensamiento con ecos de la Haskala, el uso de estas lenguas es juzgado en la carta como necesario para la ruptura del gueto fisico y mental, y el ingreso a los debates intelectuales modernos.
Born between 1860 and 1875 in different regions of present-day Ukraine, Maurice Fishberg, Theodore Sachs, and Charles Spivak grew up amid the social and intellectual ferment of the Haskala, or Jewish Enlightenment movement.
Dazu gehorten zum Beispiel die Haskala, das ostjudische Streben nach westlicher Aufklarung, Ubersiedlung in den Westen, Assimilation entweder mit partiellem Festhalten an der judischen Tradition oder unter Aufgabe derselben, manchmal mit einem Rest judischen Bewusstseins, manchmal aber auch mit dem Versuch, es so gut wie moglich zu vergessen und zu verdrangen, nichtjudische Ehe und Taufe.
Desde los pensadores de la Haskala o Ilustracion judia del siglo XIX hasta los escritores hebreos actuales, el laicismo judio ha ido engrosando una creciente biblioteca y un espacio en constante expansion para el pensamiento creativo.
In his next chapter Schwartz moves eastward to the Hebrew Haskala and its pursuit of either intellectual models immanent to the Jewish tradition.
5) El texto contiene, entre sus paginas, un completo glosario: goy (yiddish: "gentil" [11]), asquenazi (hebreo: "Alemania" [21]), o haskala (hebreo: "movimiento judio de la Ilustracion en Alemania" [21]).
The relationships between the new methods and approaches of the nineteenth century Orientalists toward the Qur'an and that of the nineteenth century Muslim reformers become more meaningful if we keep in mind the direct connection between the foundation of this so-called scientific study of Islam in the nineteenth century by the Orientalists and the Jewish Enlightenment, or the Haskala, of the latter half of the eighteenth century which provided tools, techniques, and methods to the Orientalists who laid a new foundation of Islamic studies.
Sha'ul can be described as the first Iraqi Jew in the modern period who tried to adopt in his writings a local version of the earlier Jewish European Haskala (Enlightenment).
Haskala, the Jewish enlightenment movement of the last quarter of the eighteenth century in Germany, was a literary and cultural movement that re-worked a portion of Judaism to conform with modernity.
by the modern secular ideals of the Haskala movement, he refuses to
88), que uma das caracteristicas da Haskala foi a oposicao ao iidiche porque era considerado um sintoma da lamentavel situacao dos judeus.