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Submitted by jennifer solis (United States), Apr 29, 2008 at 00:45

Hello Another American,

Definition of "Haskalah" : (lit. "the Enlightenment"); (a) the movement founded in the late 18th century by Moses Mendelssohn to restudy the Torah in the light of modern secular knowledge; (b) later offshoots of this movement

http://www.chabad.org/search/glossary_cdo/char/H

There is much more on the Internet. Simply do a search on "Haskalah definition".

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