Bernhard Heßlein, The Israelite Free School in Hamburg (conclusion), in: Der Orient, 4 (1843) 5, p. 33-34

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This article Die Israelitische Freischule in Hamburg” [“The Israelite Free School in Hamburg”] was authored by writer Dr. Bernhard Heßlein, who lived in Hamburg and later in Berlin. He made his mark as a writer of works about the history of the Jews in Hamburg and Berlin. This article consists of three parts that appeared consecutively on January 3, January 10, and January 31, 1843 in the journal Der Orient. Berichte, Studien und Kritiken für jüdische Geschichte und Literatur [The Orient. Reports, Studies, and Reviews of Jewish History and Literature] published in Leipzig by the orientalist Julius Fürst. The journal Der Orient addressed an educated Jewish audience and also sought to reach out to Christian readers and contributors. It was part of a number of publications whose thematic focus was on the emancipation of European Jews. This debate also explicitly included questions of religious and pedagogical reform. With regard to the situation in Hamburg, Heßlein's contribution added some significant observations to this debate.
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Bernhard Heßlein, The Israelite Free School in Hamburg (conclusion), in: Der Orient, 4 (1843) 5, p. 33-34 (translated by Insa Kummer), edited in: Key Documents of German-Jewish History, <https://dx.doi.org/10.23691/jgo:source-150.en.v1> [December 17, 2017].