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The Rebellion of the Daughters: Jewish Women Runaways in Habsburg Galicia

Rachel Manekin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691194936
eISBN:
9780691207094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691194936.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book investigates the flight of young Jewish women from their Orthodox, mostly Hasidic, homes in Western Galicia (now Poland) in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In extreme ... More


Introduction

Rachel Manekin

in The Rebellion of the Daughters: Jewish Women Runaways in Habsburg Galicia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691194936
eISBN:
9780691207094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691194936.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on Western Galicia, specifically Kraków, as the main arena in which the stories of the thirty Galician Jewish minor girls that ran away took place. It describes that the majority ... More


Romantic Love: Debor a Lewkowicz and her Flight from the Village

Rachel Manekin

in The Rebellion of the Daughters: Jewish Women Runaways in Habsburg Galicia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691194936
eISBN:
9780691207094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691194936.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter centers on Debora Lewkowicz, a daughter of a village tavernkeeper, who completed her primary school education in the city of Wieliczka in Western Galicia. It discusses Debora's close ... More


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