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.

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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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