TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HASIDISM»
The term «Hasidism» is normally little used and occupies the 110.570
position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HASIDISM»
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Founder of Hasidism
: A Quest for the Historical Ba'al Shem Tov
This book goes farther than any previous work in uncovering the historical Israel ben Eliezer known as the Ba'al Shem Tov, or the Besht the eighteenth-century Polish-Jewish mystic who profoundly influenced the shape of modern Judaism.
Moshe Rosman, Murray Jay Rosman, 1996
The Religious Thought of Hasidism
: Text and Commentary
It provides a detailed sketch of the historical background of the early Hasidic movement and charts its central ideas within the wider intellectual and historical context of Jewish religious and mystical thought."--Jacket.
on the Margin: Reconciliation, Antinomianism, and ...
Hasidism on the Margin explores one of the most provocative and radical traditions of Hasidic thought, the school of Izbica and Radzin that Rabbi Gershon Henokh originated in nineteenth-century Poland.
: Between Ecstasy and Magic
Hasidism . . . represents an attempt to make the world of Kabbalism, through a
certain transformation or re-interpretation, accessible to the masses of the people
. Here, [in Hasidism} the Kabbalah did not renounce its proselytizing mission.
Law and Custom in Hasidism
Despite their importance, works of Hasidism tend to ignore the innovative halakhic aspect of the early hasidic movement.
The Mystical Origins of Hasidism
What is its connection to kabbalah? To Shabateanism? To messianism? What is its relationship to the traditional structures of authority in the Jewish world? This book aims to answer all these questions in a lucid and accessible manner.
Samuel Dresner, a former student and lifelong friend of Heschel's, gives a personal insight into his life and views into the Hasidic movement and the important concept of halakha.
While this is sure testimony to its vitality and originality, it has also given rise to many misconceptions as to what Hasidism is about. This collection of twenty-eight essays offers a comprehensive treatment of the subject.
Ada Rapoport-Albert, 1997
in Jerusalem: The Guardian-Of-The-Faithful ...
An anthropologist's view on Hasidic life in Mea Shearim, Jerusalem.
: The Movement and Its Masters
Traces the history of the Hasidic movement, explains how it revitalized Judaism, and offers profiles of important Hasidic teachers
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HASIDISM»
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A Year After Milestone, Visitors Mark 21st Anniversary of Chabad …
... Schneerson—the seventh and final leader of the Chabad-Lubavitch branch of Hasidism, most commonly known as “the Rebbe”—for the 21st ... «Algemeiner, Jun 15»
I Escaped Hasidic Judaism and Went From Living on the Streets to …
I have had to transition both out of Hasidism and transition into mainstream culture. I have had to find a replacement for the void left by the lack ... «Huffington Post, Jun 15»
Hillel Zeitlin: The Unorthodox Path to Orthodoxy
Zetlin returned with zeal to Kabbalah and Hasidism shortly after World War I. He embraced Jewish Orthodoxy with a vengeance. But the atheist ... «Jerusalem Post Israel News, Jun 15»
How Shulem Deen lost his faith and left the Hasidic fold
Yet despite rejecting his Hasidism at enormous personal cost, and no longer believing in God, Shulem maintains a strong Jewish identity, ... «Haaretz, Jun 15»
Orthodox Jewish Belz sect ban women in London from driving
The Belzer Hasidism sect grew in size during Rebbe Yehoshua's tenure and the tenure of his son and successor, Rabbi Yissachar Dov ... «Daily Mail, May 15»
Bad for the Jews, Bad for America
As one young defector from Hasidism put it: Foreign influences are highly toxic to the Orthodox mindset. Even the smallest crack in the perfectly ... «Huffington Post, May 15»
In the genre of “de-conversion” books, there is a Jewish sub-category of “OTD” memoirs. “OTD” is the English acronym for “Off the Derech [the ... «Patheos, May 15»
The Journey Out: Peril And Promise In Leaving The Ultra-Orthodox …
Indeed, leaving his home -- and Hasidism -- might as well have been time travel. Deen was born into an ultra-Orthodox Jewish family in ... «Huffington Post, May 15»
Shulem Deen On Leaving Hasidism — And His Children
(JTA) — Shulem Deen, the former Skverer Hasid who for years blogged under the pseudonym “Hasidic Rebel,” has just published a memoir, ... «Jewish Daily Forward, Apr 15»
Judaism and the Twice-Born
As a member of the strict Skverer sect of Hasidism, and a resident of the sect's home base in New Square, New York, he walked on the men's ... «The New Yorker, Apr 15»