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The Jewish Theological Seminary (Fraenckel Foundation) in Breslau (today Wrocław), which was active between 1854 and 1938, was the first rabbinical seminary worldwide claiming an academic scientific character. As one of the historical centers of the Wissenschaft des Judentums, it was the point of departure of a religious orientation mediating between Reform and Orthodoxy which continues to the present day in American Conservative Judai…

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Carsten L. Wilke, Budapest, “Breslau”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017.. Consulted online on 27 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0119>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20170409

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