Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-13 of 13 items

  • Keywords: Maiden of Ludmir x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

The Witch-hunt in Ludmir

Nathaniel Deutsch

in The Maiden of Ludmir: A Jewish Holy Woman and Her World

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520231917
eISBN:
9780520927971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231917.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the possible link between the Maiden of Ludmir and the Frankist movement. It also investigates the role that Uniate women's monastery may have played in the Maiden's story. The ... More


In the Holy Land

Nathaniel Deutsch

in The Maiden of Ludmir: A Jewish Holy Woman and Her World

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520231917
eISBN:
9780520927971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231917.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter investigates the theological doctrine and how it may have influenced the Maiden of Ludmir's decision to remain celibate. The Maiden's subsequent experiences in the Holy Land constitute ... More


False Male and Woman Rebbe?

Nathaniel Deutsch

in The Maiden of Ludmir: A Jewish Holy Woman and Her World

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520231917
eISBN:
9780520927971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231917.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter investigates the possibility that instead of merely imitating male behavior in constructing her social and religious identity, the Maiden of Ludmir drew on male and female influences ... More


Afterlives: Remembering the Maiden

Nathaniel Deutsch

in The Maiden of Ludmir: A Jewish Holy Woman and Her World

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520231917
eISBN:
9780520927971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231917.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes that Stella Klein's recollections are highly significant and contain many elements not found in other sources, written or oral. It is impossible to know whether the memories of ... More


A Dybbuk Trilogy, or How the Maiden of Ludmir Became a Literary Figure

Nathaniel Deutsch

in The Maiden of Ludmir: A Jewish Holy Woman and Her World

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520231917
eISBN:
9780520927971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231917.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter addresses the scenes in the dybbuk trilogy, first examining Stella Klein's recollection of Bela-Risha's possession. It then explains Ansky's Between Two Worlds: The Dybbuk. The third ... More


The Wedding and Its Aftermath

Nathaniel Deutsch

in The Maiden of Ludmir: A Jewish Holy Woman and Her World

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520231917
eISBN:
9780520927971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231917.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter argues that Moshe Gottlieb must have played a significant role in the Maiden of Ludmir's life. It demonstrates that Mordechai of Chernobyl apparently visited Ludmir in the early 1830s. ... More


The Maiden of Ludmir: A Jewish Holy Woman and Her World

Nathaniel Deutsch

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520231917
eISBN:
9780520927971
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231917.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Hannah Rochel Verbermacher, a Hasidic holy woman known as the Maiden of Ludmir, was born in early-nineteenth-century Russia and became famous as the only woman in the three-hundred-year history of ... More


Conclusion: Tracing the Maiden

Nathaniel Deutsch

in The Maiden of Ludmir: A Jewish Holy Woman and Her World

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520231917
eISBN:
9780520927971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231917.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter addresses the traces made in writing by the Maiden of Ludmir. Throughout the process of writing, the Maiden has remained an elusive subject. It is tempting to see her as a pioneer in the ... More


Writing the Maiden

Nathaniel Deutsch

in The Maiden of Ludmir: A Jewish Holy Woman and Her World

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520231917
eISBN:
9780520927971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231917.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter investigates another genre of literature concerning the Maiden of Ludmir: biographical accounts that straddle both history and hagiography. It is demonstrated that each account reflects ... More


introduction: Ansky Visits Ludmir

Nathaniel Deutsch

in The Maiden of Ludmir: A Jewish Holy Woman and Her World

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520231917
eISBN:
9780520927971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231917.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter elaborates Ansky's steps during the blood-soaked summer of 1915 in the town of Ludmir. Ansky succeeded in convincing the town's leaders to create a special fund, to which he contributed ... More


The Maiden Possessed

Nathaniel Deutsch

in The Maiden of Ludmir: A Jewish Holy Woman and Her World

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520231917
eISBN:
9780520927971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231917.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Hannah Rochel fell into coma due to a traumatic experience while at her mother's grave. Rochel does not challenge the traditional position of women within the spiritual and social hierarchy of ... More


Love and Death

Nathaniel Deutsch

in The Maiden of Ludmir: A Jewish Holy Woman and Her World

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520231917
eISBN:
9780520927971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231917.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter shows that Hannah Rochel eventually made a vow to remain unmarried in order to continue her traditionally male religious behavior into adulthood. However, she fell in love before making ... More


Birth and Childhood

Nathaniel Deutsch

in The Maiden of Ludmir: A Jewish Holy Woman and Her World

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520231917
eISBN:
9780520927971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231917.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter shows that Heller's curse did find its way into the Maiden of Ludmir's story. Hannah Rochel was born during a period of intense crisis for Jews throughout the Russian Empire. There are ... More


View: