ISBN-10:
0520223942
ISBN-13:
9780520223943
Pub. Date:
05/30/2002
Publisher:
University of California Press
The Gaon of Vilna: The Man and His Image

The Gaon of Vilna: The Man and His Image

by Immanuel Etkes, Jeffrey Green

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780520223943
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 05/30/2002
Series: S. Mark Taper Foundation Book in Jewish
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.88(d)
Lexile: 1460L (what's this?)

About the Author

Immanuel Etkes is Professor of Modern Jewish History at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, and author of Rabbi Israel Salanter and the Mussar Movement (1993).

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction
1. Ha-Gaon He-Hasid:
In His Own Time and for Succeeding Generations
2. The Vilna Gaon and Haskalah
3. The Vilna Gaon and the Beginning of the Struggle against Hasidism
4. The Vilna Gaon and the Mitnagdim as Seen by the Hasidim
5. Rabbi Hayyim of Volozhin's Response to Hasidism
6. Talmudic Scholarship and the Rabbinate in Lithuanian Jewry during the Nineteenth Century
7. Torah and Yira in the Thought and Practice of the Vilna Gaon
Notes
Glossary

Index

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