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Published: 12 January 2012

400 Pages


ISBN: 9780199783175

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Cursing the Christians?

A History of the Birkat HaMinim

Ruth Langer

  • First study of the early modern and modern developments of the birkat haminim, and first comprehensive study of its medieval history
  • Places the birkat haminim explicitly in the context of contemporary Christian-Jewish relations and the need for Jewish self-criticism about the Jewish heritage of anti-Christianity