Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liady : The Origins of Chabad Hasidism.

The only biography in English of the founder of the Chabad movement in Hasidism.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Etkes, Immanuel.
Other Authors: Green, Jeffrey M.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Waltham : Brandeis University Press, 2014.
Series:The Tauber Institute Series for the Study of European Jewry
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover
  • Title Page
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1 | Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liady's Rise to Leadership
  • 2 | A Leader of Hasidim
  • 3 | Between Center and Periphery
  • 4 | Sefer Shel Beinonim: The Book of Average Men
  • 5 | On the Front Line Against the Mitnagdim: Excommunications and Prohibitions
  • 6 | At the Front Versus the Mitnagdim: The First Imprisonment
  • 7 | At the Front Against the Mitnagdim: The Second Arrest
  • 8 | Zaddikim as Human Beings: The Conflict with Rabbi Abraham of Kalisk
  • 9 | Between Napoleon and Alexander
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index.