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dc.contributor.advisorFreundel, Barry
dc.contributor.authorSilverman, Rhoda JH
dc.contributor.programTowson University. Jewish Studies Program
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-17T19:35:00Z
dc.date.available2015-12-17T19:35:00Z
dc.date.issued2013-01-15
dc.date.submitted2012-05
dc.description(Ph. D.) -- Towson University, 2012.
dc.description.abstractThis Dissertation project seeks to establish that the genre of synagogue poetry known as the Seder Avodah remains an open and fluid liturgical rubric in the Jewish prayer book worthy of scholarly attention. The Seder Avodah, a liturgical rubric that includes at its center a verbal re-enactment of the ancient atonement ritual as it played out in the Temple, is recited on Yom Kippur in synagogues of all denominations. Research on the Seder Avodah to date has focused solely on the development of the Avodah genre from the period of the Mishnah (third century) through the appearance of Kolonymus ben Meshullam's eleventh century Seder Avodah entitled [...] ('Amits Koah). Following Meshullam's work, there was a substantial hiatus in liturgical creativity with regard to the Seder Avodah; however, the nineteenth century witnessed an interest in re-writing and adapting this traditional rubric for the modern synagogue. This interest continued through the twentieth century and into the first decade of the twenty-first century and has allowed for the injection of renewed creativity and innovation into this liturgical gem. This doctoral project provides the first examination of the liturgical development of the Seder Avodah in the modern period.
dc.description.tableofcontentsThe non-canonical status of the Jewish prayer book -- The history of the Seder Avodah through the medieval period -- An era of reform: the development of the Seder Avodah in the nineteenth century -- The Seder Avodah in the twentieth century -- The Seder Avodah: current practice -- The accommodation of the Seder Avodah: summary and conclusions
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dc.format.extentv, 228 pages
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dc.identifierdoi:10.13016/M2612M
dc.identifier.otherDSP2012Silverman
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11603/2031
dc.language.isoeng
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dc.titleThe accommodation of the Yom Kippur Seder Avodah: a review of its development into the modern period
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