Hasidism

Writings on Devotion, Community, and Life in the Modern World

Edited by Ariel Evan Mayse Editor and Sam Berrin Shonkoff

Hasidism

Edited by Ariel Evan Mayse Editor and Sam Berrin Shonkoff

Distributed for Brandeis University Press

275 pages | 6 x 9
Paper $26.00 ISBN: 9781684580170 Will Publish January 1900
Cloth $90.00 ISBN: 9781684580163 Will Publish January 1900
Contents
Table of Contents Introduction Part I: Emergence, Challenge and Renewal (1740-1815) Introduction The Ba‘al Shem Tov: Disciples and Descendants Yiddish Supplications (Tkhines) Dov Ber of Mezritsh The Brody Proclamation of 1772 The Maggid’s Family Chernobil and Zhitomir Shmuel and Pinhas Horowitz, Levi Yitshak of Barditshev, and Uziel Meizels Hasidism in Lithuania, White Russia and Tiberias Nahman of Bratslav Beyond the Maggid’s Circle Early Hasidism in Poland Part II: Ascendancy and Dominance (1815-1881) Introduction Avraham Yehoshu‘a Heshel of Apt The Dynasties of Ruzhin and Talna Menahem Mendel Schneersohn Kalonymous Kalman Epstein of Krakow Hayim Halberstam and Sandz Hasidism Malka Rokeah of Belz and Eydel Rubin of Brody The Dynasties of Dinov, Zhidachov and Komarno The Dynasties of Pshiskhe: Kotsk, Izhbits, Warka and Ger Part III: Decline, Renaissance, and Destruction (1881-1945) Introduction Ger in Warsaw: Yehudah Aryeh Leib Alter Sokhachev and Ger Tsadok ha-Kohen of Lublin Munkatsh Hasidism Toledot Aharon Sholom Dov Ber Schneersohn The Hasidic Yeshivah Sarah Schenirer Three Hasidic Memoirs: Yosef Yitzchok Schneersohn, Yitshak Nahum Twersky and Malka Shapiro The Belzer Rebbe’s Sermon The Rebbe of Piaseczno Part IV: Renewal and Reconstruction (1945–present) Introduction Hasidic Theology and the Holocaust Zionist Hasidism Satmar Hasidism The Seventh Rebbe of Habad Zelda Schneurson Mishkovsky Slonim Hasidism in Jerusalem Ruth Lichtenstein and Feige Twerski
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