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In this presentation, Elisheva Baumgarten discusses marriage rituals as recorded by a seventeenth-century Jewish author of a book of customs (sefer minhagim), which became popular in the early modern period. Baumgarten compares Yuspa of Worms' work with materials from the medieval period. She also places Jewish marriage rituals within the context of non-Jewish cultures of the time.

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  • The Custom book of R. Juspa of Worms (17th century)

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22-8-2006 9:00 AM

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Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

 
Aug 22nd, 9:00 AM

Ordering Early Modern Marriage

Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

In this presentation, Elisheva Baumgarten discusses marriage rituals as recorded by a seventeenth-century Jewish author of a book of customs (sefer minhagim), which became popular in the early modern period. Baumgarten compares Yuspa of Worms' work with materials from the medieval period. She also places Jewish marriage rituals within the context of non-Jewish cultures of the time.

This presentation is for the following text(s):

  • The Custom book of R. Juspa of Worms (17th century)

Click here to view the video