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Week Four

Jonathan Boyarin

in Mornings at the Stanton Street Shul: A Summer on the Lower East Side

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823239009
eISBN:
9780823239047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239009.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter describes a typical Sabbath on the Lower East Side, including the early Sabbath services at the Bialystoker Synagoge. There is discussion of Hasidic traditions, including those of the ... More


Week Eight

Jonathan Boyarin

in Mornings at the Stanton Street Shul: A Summer on the Lower East Side

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823239009
eISBN:
9780823239047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239009.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

More intimate portraits of the everyday life of the morning minyan at Stanton Street are given in this chapter. There is discussion of the ethnographic ethics implicated by writing about one's own ... More


Judah Loew and the Jewish Mystical Tradition: Introductory Remarks

Byron L. Sherwin

in Mystical Theology and Social Dissent: The Life and Works of Judah Loew of Prague

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197100516
eISBN:
9781800340886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780197100516.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter evaluates Judah Loew's influence upon the Jewish mystical tradition which succeeded him. Rabbi Loew's writings made a significant impact upon the two major trends in the history of ... More


The Narcissism of Small Differences?: Rituals and Customs as Hasidic Identity-Markers

Gadi Sagiv

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 33: Jewish Religious Life in Poland since 1750

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781906764753
eISBN:
9781800852044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764753.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter highlights the problematic nature of every attempt to characterize the diverse Hasidic groups, schools of thought, and sects, which comprise the Hasidic movement. It talks about three ... More


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