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Achronim: (lit. “the latter ones”); (a) the Torah sages from the Renaissance period until the present day; (b) works written by these sages
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The second half of the last millennium (1500 until today) saw still newer developments in Halachah, as well as in other fields of literacy. How do these major literary trends (such as Chassidism) define Judaism today and into the future?
How did we get from the revelation at Sinai to the halachah we have today?
Jewish life in Poland. Rabbi Moshe Isserless. The Maharsha. Rabbi Shlomo Luria. Rabbi Joel Sirkes and Rabbi Meir of Lublin. Va'ad Arba Aratzos. Jewish economic activity. The shtetl. The Maharal of Prague. Other Torah centers.
The Protestant reformation and the first ghettoes.
David HaReuveni. Shlomo Molcho. Donna Gracia Mendes and Don Joseph Nasi. The advent of the printing press, censorship and false messiahs.
Great Torah centers, most notably in Eretz Israel, Turkey, and Poland, arose to replace the destruction of the Spanish communities.
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