Jewish literature

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Jewish literature includes works written by Jews on Jewish themes, literary works written in Jewish languages on various themes, and literary works in any language written by Jewish writers.wikipedia
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Hebrew literature

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Modern Jewish literature has included Yiddish literature, Ladino literature, Hebrew literature (especially Israeli literature), and Jewish American literature.
It is one of the primary forms of Jewish literature, though there have been cases of literature written in Hebrew by non-Jews.

Hebrew language

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It was with Moses Hayyim Luzzatto (1707–1746) that Hebrew poetry shook off the medieval fetters which hindered its free development.
Hebrew survived into the medieval period as the language of Jewish liturgy, rabbinic literature, intra-Jewish commerce, and poetry.

Jewish culture

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The production of Jewish literature has flowered with the modern emergence of secular Jewish culture.
Jewish authors have both created a unique Jewish literature and contributed to the national literature of many of the countries in which they live.

Poetry

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It was with Moses Hayyim Luzzatto (1707–1746) that Hebrew poetry shook off the medieval fetters which hindered its free development.
In Arabic, Hebrew and Chinese poetry, the visual presentation of finely calligraphed poems has played an important part in the overall effect of many poems.

Jewish philosophy

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Medieval Jewish literature includes not only rabbinic literature but also ethical literature, philosophical literature, mystical literature, various other forms of prose including history and fiction, and various forms of poetry of both religious and secular varieties.
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Max Letteris

In Galicia, important literary artists included: Nachman Krochmal (1785–1840); Solomon Judah Loeb Rapoport (1790–1867); and the satirical poet and essayist Isaac Erter (1792–1841); and lyric poet and translator Meir Halevi Letteris (1815–1874).
1865). He exerted a considerable influence on Hebrew poetry.

Jewish languages

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Jewish literature includes works written by Jews on Jewish themes, literary works written in Jewish languages on various themes, and literary works in any language written by Jewish writers.

Books of the Bible

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Ancient Jewish literature includes Biblical literature and rabbinic literature.

Rabbinic literature

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Ancient Jewish literature includes Biblical literature and rabbinic literature.

Musar literature

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Medieval Jewish literature includes not only rabbinic literature but also ethical literature, philosophical literature, mystical literature, various other forms of prose including history and fiction, and various forms of poetry of both religious and secular varieties.

Kabbalah

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Medieval Jewish literature includes not only rabbinic literature but also ethical literature, philosophical literature, mystical literature, various other forms of prose including history and fiction, and various forms of poetry of both religious and secular varieties.

Yiddish literature

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Modern Jewish literature has included Yiddish literature, Ladino literature, Hebrew literature (especially Israeli literature), and Jewish American literature.

Judaeo-Spanish

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Modern Jewish literature has included Yiddish literature, Ladino literature, Hebrew literature (especially Israeli literature), and Jewish American literature.

Israeli literature

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Modern Jewish literature has included Yiddish literature, Ladino literature, Hebrew literature (especially Israeli literature), and Jewish American literature.

Jewish American literature

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Modern Jewish literature has included Yiddish literature, Ladino literature, Hebrew literature (especially Israeli literature), and Jewish American literature.

Kairouan

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Sefer ha-Ma'asiyyot, by Nissim b. Jacob b. Nissim ibn Shahin of Kairouan, written in Arabic, a book of fables based on aggadic legends.

Arabic

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Sefer ha-Ma'asiyyot, by Nissim b. Jacob b. Nissim ibn Shahin of Kairouan, written in Arabic, a book of fables based on aggadic legends.

Gautama Buddha

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Ben ha-Melekh ve-ha-Nazir, by Abraham b. Samuel ha-Levi Ibn Ḥasdai, based on an Indian tale based on the life of Buddha.

Aggadah

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Sefer ha-Ma'asiyyot, by Nissim b. Jacob b. Nissim ibn Shahin of Kairouan, written in Arabic, a book of fables based on aggadic legends.

Berechiah ha-Nakdan

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Mishlei Shu'alim ("Fox Fables"), by Berechiah ben Natronai ha-Nakdan, Hebrew fables which resemble Aesop's fables.

Aesop's Fables

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Mishlei Shu'alim ("Fox Fables"), by Berechiah ben Natronai ha-Nakdan, Hebrew fables which resemble Aesop's fables.

Piyyut

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Liturgical Jewish poetry (Piyyut) flourished in the Land of Israel in the seventh and eighth centuries with the writings of Yose ben Yose, Yanai, and Eleazar Kalir.

Land of Israel

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Liturgical Jewish poetry (Piyyut) flourished in the Land of Israel in the seventh and eighth centuries with the writings of Yose ben Yose, Yanai, and Eleazar Kalir.

Yanai (Payetan)

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Liturgical Jewish poetry (Piyyut) flourished in the Land of Israel in the seventh and eighth centuries with the writings of Yose ben Yose, Yanai, and Eleazar Kalir.

Eleazar ben Killir

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Liturgical Jewish poetry (Piyyut) flourished in the Land of Israel in the seventh and eighth centuries with the writings of Yose ben Yose, Yanai, and Eleazar Kalir.