Definitions

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  • n. An offshoot of Judaism started by the Polish Jewish religious leader Jacob Frank.

Etymologies

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Frank +‎ -ism, from the last name of Jacob Frank, the 18th century Polish Jewish religious leader who initiated the movement.

Examples

  • In fact, if you understand Sabbatianism and a fortiori, Frankism, you will end up seeing that both were subterfuges conducted for Jewish purposes, and once you comprehend that, you can apply the same reasoning to all the previous schools of kabbalah too, in that they were all attempts to harness one or another pagan idea to Jewish goals.

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  • The locks of a Duchess, in this way, may come to cover the scalp of a Cordwainer: her blond German Frankism his black

    The French Revolution

  • The Frankism EP wouldn't sound at all out of place on the radio in 2009.

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  • In The Sabbatean Movement and Its Aftermath: Messianism, Sabbateanism and Frankism (Jerusalem Studies in Jewish Thought 16), edited by Rachel Elior, 143 – 327.

    Sabbateanism.

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