Hasidic People: A Place in the New World (Paperback)Jerome R. Mintz (author)
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Publisher: Harvard University Press
Number of pages: 446
Weight: 553 g
Dimensions: 235 x 152 x 28 mm
A wonderful study...At every opportunity Mintz presents verbatim quotations from Hasidim to allow their point of view to permeate the volume. -- Rabbi Norman Mark Klein * Journal of Church and State *
Readers are escorted through New York's Hasidic community...They not only meet the residents but also learn why they are there, how they live and work and pray, and discover something of their internal politics...This rich ethnography offers detailed insights into a dynamic movement and a volatile community, and its charismatic and demanding leadership. * Choice *
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