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.

ContentsPREFATORY NOTE ix INTRODUCTION xiii I GALICIA 1 THE SOCIOPOLITICAL FOUNDATIONS OF HASIDISM IN GALICIA IN THE FIRST HALF OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY 3 The Suppression of Galician Jewry / The Social Character  of Hasidism / Beliefs and Values of Hasidism / Hasidism and Germanization / Jew, Gentilcy and the Messianic Age / Charity in Hasidic Life / Hasidic Solidarity / Social Alliances and the Roles of the Rebbes / The Emergence of the Hasidic Reign2 THE SOCIOPOLITICAL FOUNDATIONS OF THE HASKALAH IN GALICIA 31 The Economic Base/ The Program of the Haskalah: Pride  and Practicality / Language: The Question of Yiddish; the Domi-nance of German; the Emergence of Hebrew / The Vein of Rationalism in the Haskalah / Anachronism and Paradox in Haskalah Internationalism / Messianic Redemption and Re-turn to Zion in Haskalah Thought / Unequivocal Loyalty of the Haskalah to the Absolutist Monarchy / The Poor, the Mass-es, and the Jewish Bourgeoisie / The Contrast and Conflict between Hasidism and the Haskalah3 THE POLICY OF THE AUSTRIAN GOVERNMENT TOWARD HASIDISM 69 From Hostile Suspicion to Guarded Accommodation / The  De-velopment of an Official Policy toward Hasidism / The Perl Memorandum / The Concurrent Maskil- Inspired Persecutions  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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