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book tells the story of Henrietta Szold`s lost love through her correspondence with Louis Ginzberg and a previously unpublished private journal.

3 The Exceptional Friendship of Henrietta Szold and Louis Ginzberg Love is one of life’s profoundest mysteries, and an accomplished woman’s obsession with a man who rejects her is an especially baf-fling conundrum. Such a drama was enacted in New York City just after the turn of the twentieth century between a young Talmudic genius and a multi- talented middle- aged woman. Their intimate, com-plex, and ultimately aborted friendship has been a matter of record for nine decades, yet the relationship has more often been subjected to whispers than disinterested examination. Since the 1920s Henrietta Szold ( 1860– 1945) and Louis Ginz-berg ( 1873– 1953) have functioned as icons in the Jewish world. Szold, founder of Hadassah, has inspired women by her selfless devo-tion to Zionism, modern medicine, and the rescue of children from the Nazi inferno. Ginzberg’s peerless Talmudic erudition still stimu-lates scholars. This study aims to consider with dispassion six years near the midpoint of their lives, 1903 to 1909. It was a pivotal pe-riod for each of them, but for different reasons. During this interval Ginzberg won his reputation in the pantheon of Jewish scholars. For Szold it was a season of self- redefinition through suffering, of belat-ed yet peremptory expulsion from an Eden of sexual ignorance and personal innocence.   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

Lost Love: The Untold Story of Henrietta Szold


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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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