Hasidism and the Jewish Enlightenment:...

Mahler's masterful sociological study is drawn from a variety of sources, including some Polish archival material that was later destroyed by the Nazis. This classic work, originally published in both Yiddish and Hebrew, is a prime example of movements that shaped the spiritual and cultural life of modern Jewry.

Prefatory Note xi In a reassessment of his own approach, fostered by the Holocaust, Mahler also stressed the importance of the attitude of the Jewish peo-ple in the Diaspora— and that of its various classes in particular— toward the historical desire for the Return to Zion and the Restora-tion in Zion. Based on an abundance of archival sources, Hasidism and the Jew-ish Enlightenment is a prime example of Raphael Mahler’s analysis of movements that shaped the spiritual and cultural life of modern Jew-ry. Whether the central thesis of the book is accepted or rejected, in total or in part, the work remains a challenging study in modern Jew-ish social and intellectual history. EUGENE ORENSTEIN   C h a p t e r Home  | T O C  | I n d e x For use on stand- alone, non- institutional computers only. To purchase Scholar PDF version with advanced functionality, go to www. publishersrow. com

Hasidism and the Jewish Enlightenment: Their Confrontation in Galicia and Poland in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century


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FRONT MATTERPublisher's PageTitle PageCopyright PageContentsPrefatory NoteIntroductionI GALICIA 1. The Sociopolitical Foundations of Hasidism in Galicia in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century 2. The Sociopolitical Foundations of the Haskalah in Galicia 3. The Policy of the Austrian Government toward Hasidism 4. The Austrian Censorship of Jewish Books 5. Joseph Perlas Strudle against Hasidism 6. Joseph Perl's Hebrew Almanacs II POLAND 7. The Socioeconomic and Political Status of the Jews in Central Poland 8. Brooks of Assimilation and Buds of Enlightenment 9. Two Schools of Hasidism in Poland 10. The Policy of the Polish Government toward Hasidism Notes Glossary of Hebrew and Yiddish Terms Index
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