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.

8BROOKSOFASSIMILATIONANDBUDSOFENLIGHTENMENT203TheHaskalahFailstoTakeRootinPoland/From  Assimila-tion to Apostasy / The Instruments of Assimilation / Allegiance to the Monarchy: The Work of Abraham Buchner and Jacob Tugendhold / The Attack on the Talmud and Jewish Books / Moshe Tannenbaum and the Maskilic Philosophy of Monarchism / Agricultural Settlement of the Jews / Yiddish, Hebrew, and German: Political Dimensions of Language / Zamosç: Meeting Ground of Polish and Galician Haskalah / The Subscription Lists and the Story They Tell / The Effects of the Haskalah’s Failure in Poland 9 TWO SCHOOLS OF HASIDISM IN POLAND 245 The Centrality of the Zaddik / The . Message of the Zaddikim: Consolation and Approbation / Redemption through Repen-tance / Unity of Israel: The Hasidic Path to Redemption / Zaddikism Taken to Its Extreme: The “ Wonder Workers” / A New Branch of Hasidism Emerges / The New Hasidism’s So-cial Appeal and Its Relation with Mitnaggedim / The Transformation of the Hasidic Categories in Przysucha- Kock / A Sustenance of Faith: Cornerstone of the New Hasidism / The Distinctly Hasidic Mode of Prayer and Piety / Truth and Individualism: Components of the Hasidic Personality / Elit-ism and Profundity as Byproducts of the New Hasidism / Culmination of the New Hasidism in Izbic a / Crystalliza-tion, Contentiony and Decline: The Career of Rabbi Isaac Meir of Ger10 THE POLICY OF THE POLISH GOVERNMENT TOWARD HASIDISM 315 The Influence of the Galician Policies / A Report  of “ Huss-ites” / The Committee for Religious Acts / Rabbi Meir Halevi Rotenberg’s Defense of Hasidism / In the Wake of the Novem-ber InsurrectionNOTES 339 GLOSSARY OF HEBREW AND YIDDISH TERMS 397 INDEX 399   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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