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Jewish press
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1. Definition

In contrast to the anti-Semitic term Judenpresse (“Jew-press”), which referred pejoratively to the activity of Jews as journalists or publishers beginning in the second half of the 19th century, the term Jewish press includes all those periodicals that (1) concern themselves overwhelmingly with Jewish themes, (2) are made possible by Jewish publishers and editors, and (3) are published for a primarily Jewis…

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Schwarz, Johannes Valentin, “Jewish press”, in: Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online, Editors of the English edition: Graeme Dunphy, Andrew Gow. Original German Edition: Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit. Im Auftrag des Kulturwissenschaftlichen Instituts (Essen) und in Verbindung mit den Fachherausgebern herausgegeben von Friedrich Jaeger. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2005–2012. Consulted online on 16 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-0272_emho_COM_021720>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20190124



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