Lost Love: The Untold Story of...

The book tells the story of Henrietta Szold`s lost love through her correspondence with Louis Ginzberg and a previously unpublished private journal.

x Preface and Acknowledgments well as Ismar Schorsch and Eli Ginzberg for arguing my case before them so effectively. It is my pleasure to thank the people who aided my research and writing. Dr. Schorsch deserves credit for suggesting that I pub-lish the letters in the first place. Jack Wertheimer and Jonathan Sarna supported my early efforts, as did Mel Scult, who read and commented on the entire manuscript. Chava Weissler advised me to consult the writings of Carolyn Heilbrun. At Alan Dawley’s suggestion, I named Szold’s 1908– 1909 journal “ A Meditation on Lost Love.” This book relies upon archival treasures from various collections. First and foremost are materials from the Central Zionist Archives in Jerusalem, where Yoram Majorek and his fine staff were a great help to me. They comprise the bulk of this publication. I spent many fruitful hours in the Rare Book Room of the Jewish The-ological Seminary, aided by Jerry Schwartzbard and Seth Gershauer. Other documents come from the Jewish Publication Society Ar-chives at the Philadelphia Jewish Archives Center housed in the Balch Institute. Lily G. Schwartz, in charge of the collection, was more than helpful in granting access to letters as well as pho-tographs. Virginia North of the Maryland Jewish Historical Society showed me the Szold records housed there and permitted use of the Szold family pictures. Julie Miller of the Ratner Center for Conserv-ative Judiasm, Sharon Liberman Mintz and Elka Dietsch of the JTS graphics department supplied additional photographs. Ira Daly was my guide to resources at the ( now sequestered) Hadassah Archives in New York. The staff of the Schlesinger Library at Radcliffe Col-lege in Cambridge, Massachusetts, showed me the Szold papers housed there, including a complete if mistake- ridden transcription of Szold’s journal. I am grateful for the warm reception I received at all these places. I acknowledge with gratitude the aid of Carmel Friedlaender Agranat of Jerusalem and the late Maxwell Whiteman of Philadel-phia, who allowed me to select pertinent materials from their auto-graph collections. Thanks are also due Herman Dicker, Anne- Marie Gordon, and Norton Shargel for helping decipher the old German script and trans-lating tricky German phrases; as well as Emanuel Goldsmith, who made sense of some Yiddish expressions. Vikki Battaglia typed the “ Meditation.” At the onset of the project, Michael Monson of JPS   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

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FRONT MATTERTitle PageCopyright PageContentsDedication PagePreface and AcknowledgmentsINTRODUCTIONThe Exceptional Friendship of Henrietta Szold and Louis GinzbergMEDITATION ON LOST LOVEEditors Note: Sources and StructureAwakening Love, 1903–1906Critical Years, 1906–1908DEPARTURES—ARRIVALSTHE WALK TO THE DOCK!“A WHOLE SUMMER THINKING OF HIM”: THE 1907 CORRESPONDENCELETTERS OF CONSOLATION AT GINZBERG'S BEREAVEMENT AND RESPONSEPUZZLING AND TROUBLING LETTERS“THE BLOW FELL”: GJNZBERG'S ENGAGEMENT TO ANOTHER WOMANDECEPTION OR SELF-DECEPTION?Reconsiderations: “Dark Chronicle of a Broken Heart”TOKENS OF LOVE AND SERVILITYDID HE EVER LOVE ME?RAINY TUESDAYSLOVING NOT WISELY BUT TOO WELL“NO WAY OUT OF THE DARK”ADVICE FROM SCHECHTER AND MARXPHANTASMAGORIA AND SELF-PITYCONFRONTING GJNZBERG WITH HER LOVECONFIDING IN MARX; RECONSIDERING GINZBERGQUESTIONING THE FRIENDSHIPTHE BREACH OF PROMISE INSINUATIONDREAM TWINSCLOSURE ON THE “LEGENDS” AND “GEONJCA”UNLOCKING HIS HEART, INCREASING HIS SALARY“PSYCHOLOGIC ANALYSIS”FRIENDSHIP, PRIDE, SCHOLARSHIP, AND SENSUALITYTRANSCENDING FRIENDSHIP?A QUESTION OF PIQUEGALLEY PROOFS AND “WEDDING TRIPS”TORTURE TO CONTINUE, TORTURE TO GIVE IT UPTHE IDEAL BEGINS TO TOTTERTHE JOINT PICTUREREPERCUSSIONS IN SCHOLARLY CIRCLESFOUR BOOKS IN ONE YEAR“I MUST LIVE! I MUST LIVE!”“THE CAD!”THE GIRL IN LONDONMORE FACULTY REACTIONSRIVERSIDE MEMORIES, PRESENT REALITIESTHE ULTI MATE REVELATION“THE COSMICAL MYSTERY OF SEX”RENUNCIATIONEPILOGUEWriting a Life Before Living ItWomen in JudaismMaternal and Paternal ImperativesPractical IdealismA New DirectionFounding HadassahDual ObjectivesToward Personal and Organizational AutonomyNew ChallengesModernizing the SynagogueSwimming Against the TideA History-Making LifeAbbreviationsGlossary of Proper NamesNotesIntroductionAwakening Love, 1903–1906Critical Years, 1906–1908Reconsiderations: “Dark Chronicle of a Broken Heart”EpilogueIndex of Personal Names
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