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Holy Days: The World Of The Hasidic Family

Holy Days: The World Of The Hasidic Family

by Lis Harris
     
 

ISBN-10: 0684813661

ISBN-13: 9780684813660

Pub. Date: 09/01/1995

Publisher: Touchstone

A beloved contemporary classic, Holy Days is a personal account of New York's Hasidic community, its beliefs, its mysteries, and its encounter with secularism in the present age. Combining a historical understanding of the Hasidic movement with a journalist's discerning eye, Harris captures in rich detail the day-to-day life of this traditional and often misunderstood

Overview

A beloved contemporary classic, Holy Days is a personal account of New York's Hasidic community, its beliefs, its mysteries, and its encounter with secularism in the present age. Combining a historical understanding of the Hasidic movement with a journalist's discerning eye, Harris captures in rich detail the day-to-day life of this traditional and often misunderstood community. Harris chronicles the personal transformation she experienced as she grew closer to the largely hidden men and women of the Hasidic world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780684813660
Publisher:
Touchstone
Publication date:
09/01/1995
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

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