The Corfu Etrog Citron Polemic

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The Corfu etrog citron (pl. etrogim) polemic raged within the Jewish community of Europe during the course of the nineteenth century. This polemic was part of a larger controversy regarding the use of etrogim from grafted trees that began in the sixteenth century, initially in Italy and the Land of Israel.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Citron Compendium
Subtitle of host publicationThe Citron (Etrog) Citrus medica L.: Science and Tradition
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages47
ISBN (Electronic)9783031257759
ISBN (Print)9783031257742
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2023

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences
  • General Arts and Humanities
  • General Social Sciences


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