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.

of the Hasidim / Sefer Vikkuah and the Investigation of Hasidism / The Reports of Mosler on the Hasidim of Brody / Prince Lobkomtz’s Final Report / Count Sedlnitzky’s Decree and Its Aftermath / The Sachar Report: The Unintended Turning Point4 THE AUSTRIAN CENSORSHIP OF JEWISH BOOKS 105 The Travesty of Sedlnitzky as Chief Censor / Herz  Homberg’s Attempts to Ban All Jewish Books / The Fourteen Forbidden Books/ The Search for Hidden Books and Illegal Presses/ The Banned Mazal Tov 5 JOSEPH PERILS STRUGGLE AGAINST HASIDISM 121 Maskilic Denunciation of Hasidism: Its Nature and Rationalization / The Paradoxical Nature of Perl’s Attitude toward Denunciation / The Denunciation of Hersh of Cydac-zów and the Alms Boxes of Rabbi Me’ir Ba’al ha- Nes / The Ushitsa Affair / Perl’s Denunciation of Book, Bet Midrash, and Mikveh/ The Repudiation of S. J. Rapoport and His Tarnopol Synagogue / Perl’s Most Scathing Denunciation6 JOSEPH PERILS HEBREW ALMANACS 149 The Literary Context of the Almanacs / Perl’s  Goals and Methods / The Content of the Almanacs: A Study of the Haskalah Ethos / The Second Almanac: Issues of Language and Politics / The Third Almanac: Enter the SciencesII POLAND 7 THE SOCIOECONOMIC AND POLITICAL STATUS OF THE JEWS IN CENTRAL POLAND 171 Urban Industrialization; Rural Feudalism / Government  as the Instrument of Oppression / A Case Study: The Elimina-tion of Jewish Innkeeping / The Ghetto / The Consequences of Ghettoization: Poverty, Plague, and Polarization / The Great Jewish Banking Families / The Privileges of Wealth / Persecution and the Paradox of Assimilation / The Crusade against the Talmud and Jewish Garb / Hasidic Leadership of Jewish Passive Resistance   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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