Mendelssohn and Reform

Posted: January 8, 2017 in History
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“[T]he adherents of Jewish liberalism… traced the origin of the Reform Movement to [Moses Mendelssohn]. Mendelssohn’s writings, however, in which every word of the Jewish text is declared to be divine wisdom, prove the error of this thesis.”

Hermann Schwab, The History of Orthodox Jewry in Germany, Ch. II

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  1. Russell Mollot says:

    Why did Mendelsohn use telegraph to wire his comments? Were his musical compositions wired as well?

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