There is no validity in the objections of Zunz (Gottesdienstl.
1038), a man of wide learning, wrote 1 For the history of the very extensive literature of this class, Zunz, Literaturgeschichte der synagogalen Poesie (Berlin, 1865), is indispensable.
Lowy (London, 1891-1892) (without the notes); Zunz, Gottesdienstliche Vortrage der Juden (new ed., Frankfort-on-Main, 1892); Zur Geschichte and Literatur (Berlin, 1845).
A new school of scientific study of Judaism emerged, to be dignified by the names of Leopold Zunz, H.
Zunz; Jewish Encyclopedia passim; publications of Jewish societies, such as Etudes Juives, Jewish historical societies of England and America, German historical commission, Julius Barasch society (Rumania), Societas Litteraria Hungarico-Judaica, the Viennese communal publications, and many others to which may be added the 20 vols.
Every endeavour is made to gloss over, or modify, expressions which seemed derogatory to the ancestors of ' According to Zunz, Gottesdienstliche Vortrdge, 2nd ed., p. 80, its contents bear the following proportions to Genesis, z o o to Exodus, about 1 1 4 to Leviticus, s to Numbers, and 4 to Deuteronomy.
LEOPOLD ZUNZ (1794-1886), Jewish scholar, was born at Detmold in 1794, and died in Berlin in 1886.
Zunz took no large share in Jewish reform, but never lost faith in the regenerating power of "science" as applied to the traditions and literary legacies of the ages.
This book raised Zunz to the supreme position among Jewish scholars.
Zunz was always interested in politics, and in 1848 addressed many public meetings.
&c. After its publication Zunz again visited England, and in 1859 issued his Ritus.
Besides these works, Zunz published a new translation of the Bible, and wrote many essays which were afterwards collected as Gesammelte Schriften.
The elaborate study by the Jewish scholar Zunz (Die gottesdienstlichen Vortrdge, ch.
Hoffmann, Zur Einleitung in die halachischen Midraschim (Berlin, 1888), and the great work by Zunz, Die gottesdienstlichen Vortreige der Juden, 2nd ed.
This book was not published till after the author's death, when it was edited by Zunz (1851).
He also contributed to the history of the Synagogue liturgy, and enjoys with Geiger (q.v.) and Zunz (q.v.) the honour of reviving interest in the medieval Hebrew hymnology and secular verse.
On the medieval work see Zunz, Gottesdienstliche Vortrdge der Juden (Frankfurt a.