Eisenmenger, Johann – Entdecktes Judenthum – Erster Theil (, S., Scan, Fraktur) Johann Andreas Eisenmenger ( – ). Johann Andreas Eisenmenger (Mannheim, – Heidelberg, December 20, ) was a German Orientalist from the Electoral Palatinate. “Judaism Unmasked” – Johann Andreas Eisenmenger – Frankfurt, appears in one of our catalogs! Kedem’s world-class catalogs are renowned for their.
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The anecdote perhaps is intended to suggest that the success of the Jewish request for the book’s suppression depended on its association with the Jesuits’ criticism .
It is said that he was a witness, into “otherwise unknown” attacks against Christianity by a senior rabbi there, eisenmenge as David Lida,  and that he grew indignant on finding that three Christians he met had had themselves circumcised and converted to Judaism.
With him others worked for the same end, including Jospa von Geldern, the great-grandfather of Heinrich Heine’s mother.
The incorrectness of many of Eisenmenger’s translations is shown by Delitzsch in his “Rohling’s Talmudjude. His work is best characterized by Siegfried, who says “Allg.
Retrieved from ” http: WBln – favorite favorite favorite favorite favorite – February eisenmegner, Subject: Precisely because of its extensive citations of primary sources in their original languages, with facing translations, it has long furnished antisemitic journalists and pamphleteers with their main arguments.
An intended sojourn in Palestine was interrupted by the death of his sponsor inwho died in August of that year. The Catholic theologian August Rohlingin his influential antisemitic polemic Der Talmudjude harvested much of his material directly from Eisenmenger.
However, the State refused to honour its debts to him. Well, if you’ve read J. Prawer, Heine’s Jewish Comedy ,ibid. An intended sojourn in Palestine was interrupted by the death of his sponsor inwho died in August of that year. Jewish Fundamentalism in Israel 2nd ed. Influential Jewish members of the Court of the House of Habsburgfearing that the andrea publication would give additional strength to the prejudice against them, denounced it as a malicious libeland the financier and rabbi Samson Wertheimer successfully petitioned Emperor Leopold I to have Eisenmenger’s book suppressed.
Later scholars cite two episodes during his sojourn in Amsterdam, which may or may not be apocryphal, to account for the formation of his anti-Judaic outlook. In Singer, Isidore ; et al.
Pranaitis plagiarized this word in his testimony at the Mendel Beilis trial and made it even worse, using it as a noun object to the Russian preposion “na” which means “in”. Eisenmenger undoubtedly possessed eksenmenger great deal of knowledge. Everybody learning Hebrew knows this, especially people learning Hebrew from the Jewish Bible, because the first word of that work in Hebrew is “bereshit,” “in the beginning.
Eisenmenger edited with Johannes Leusden the unvocalized Hebrew Bible, Amsterdam,and wrote a Lexicon Orientale Harmonicumwhich to this day has not been published. He was sent jlhann the Elector to England and Holland to pursue his studies there, and in Holland established amicable relations with figures like Rabbi David ben Aryeh Leib of Lida formerly of Lithuaniaand then head of the Ashkenazi community in Amsterdam.
If any such proposed transaction was negotiated, nothing came of it.
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In regard to the first two jihann, Siegfried, for one, argued that:. Jakob Ecker, Privatdocent an der kgl. The work, in two large quarto volumes, appeared in Frankfort inand the Elector, Prince Johann Wilhelmtook great interest in it, appointing Eisenmenger professor of Oriental languages in the University of Heidelberg.
Criticism of the Talmud. From Kant to Wagner. Furthermore Eisenmenger himself copied from and even cites to Johann Buxtorf. Contents [ show ]. In recent decades the kind of material from rabbinical sources which Eisenmenger exploited to attack Judaism in general has been often discussed in contextualising certain extremist currents in modern Jewish fundamentalismof the kind observed in religious-political movements like those associated with the Lubavitcher RebbeMeir KahaneAbraham Isaac Kook and his son Zvi Yehuda Kooksuch as Kach and Gush Emunim.
He distinguished himself at the Collegium Sapientiae at Heidelberg by his zeal for Hebrew studies and Semitic languages. A further, andrfas minor, element in his polemic consisted of an argument that Germans were a distinct people within Christianity, descended from the Canaaniteswhom ‘the Jews’ were intent on destroying  in accordance with Deuteronomy 7: Later scholars cite two episodes during his sojourn in Amsterdam, which may or may not be apocryphal, to account for the formation of his anti-Judaic outlook.
Influential Jewish members of the Court of the House of Habsburgfearing that the book’s publication would give additional strength to the prejudice against them, denounced it as a malicious libel. Eisenmenger’s heirs applied to the king; and the latter tried to induce the emperor to repeal the injunction against the book, but did not succeed. The son of an official in the service of the Elector of the Palatinate Charles I Louis who had, inoffered Spinoza a chair in philosophy at HeidelbergEisenmenger received a good education, despite the early loss of his father to plague when he was 12 years old.
Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. From a polemical point of view: What are often challenged are the many inferences he made from these texts, his tearing of citations from their context, the correctness of specific interpretations and, more importantly, his use of a relatively small number of texts within the huge chain of rabbinical commentary to characterise Judaism as a whole.
Still want to read it? Some passages are misinterpreted; others are insinuations based on one-sided inferences; and even if this were not the case, a work which has for its object the presentation of the dark side of Jewish literature can not give us a proper understanding of Judaism. With him others worked for the same end, including Juspa van Geldern  the great-grandfather of Heinrich Heine ‘s mother.
The Catholic theologian August Rohling exploited the material in Eisenmenger’s book in order to construct the infamous fabrications of his influential antisemitic polemic Der Talmudjude If any such proposed transaction was negotiated, nothing came of it.
There is no serious challenge to the authenticity of the sources Eisenmenger cited. All this was done in an apparently scholarly and reasonable way that belied the author’s evident preoccupation like Luther with tales of Jewish ritual murder of Christian children and poisoning of wells. Meanwhile two Jewish converts to Christianity in Berlin had brought charges against their former coreligionists of having blasphemed Jesus.
The book was designed not only to reveal to Christians the existence of elements in Jewish rabbinical thought which Eisenmenger thought injurious to the Christian faith, but also to appeal to a free-thinking secular public, and to enlightened Jews whom he wished to shock by his revelations. Almost forty years later the original edition was released. From Prejudice to Destruction: The book was designed not only to reveal to Christians the existence of elements in Jewish rabbinical thought which Eisenmenger thought injurious to the Christian faith, but also to appeal to a free-thinking secular public, and to enlightened Jews whom he wished to shock by his revelations.
There is no serious challenge to the authenticity of the sources Eisenmenger cited.