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Mekitze Nirdamim

The Mekitze Nirdamim (Biblical Hebrew: ‎ "awakening the slumbering") is a society for the publication of old Hebrew language books and manuscripts that were never published or have been long out of print.[1] It was established first at g, Kingdom of Prussia (now E?k, Poland) in 1864.[2]

It was under the direction of Rabbi Nathan Marcus Adler,[3]Moses Montefiore, and Joseph Zedner (London), Albert Cohn (Paris), Samuel David Luzzatto (Padua), Michael Sachs (Berlin), Eliezer Lipman Silberman (g), and Mattityahu Strashun (Vilnius).

It was re-established at Berlin in 1885 under the supervision of Abraham Berliner (Berlin), Moses Levi Ehrenreich (Rome), Joseph Derenbourg and David Günzburg (Paris), Solomon Joachim Halberstam (Bielsko), Abraham Harkavy (Saint Petersburg), Marcus Jastrow (Philadelphia), David Kaufmann (Budapest), and Mattityahu Strashun (Vilnius).


  1. ^ Hoffman, Anne Golomb (2012). Between Exile and Return: S. Y. Agnon and the Drama of Writing. SUNY Press. p. 7. ISBN 9781438406855.
  2. ^ Abrahams, I; Montefoire, C.G. (1900). "The Jewish Quarterly Review". 12. Macmillan: 533. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  3. ^ Revue des études juives (in French). Lyon Public Library: Ed. Peeters. 1901. p. 280.

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 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSinger, Isidore; et al., eds. (1901-1906). "Me?i?e Nirdamim". The Jewish Encyclopedia. New York: Funk & Wagnalls.

  This article uses material from the Wikipedia page available here. It is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.



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