This Day in Jewish History 1794: The Visionary Who Created the 'Science of Judaism' Is Born

Leopold Zunz thought if the goyim knew more about the Jews, 'harmonious' relations would ensue.

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August 10, 1794, is the birthdate of Leopold Zunz, the scholar of Jewish culture and advocate for Jewish rights who conceived of concept of the “scientific” study of Judaism (Wissenschaft des Judentums), and...