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Author Etkes, I.

Title Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liady and the origins of Chabad Hasidism / Immanuel Etkes
Published Waltham : Brandeis, 2014
(Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2015)
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Description 1 online resource (pages cm.)
Series Tauber institute series for the study of European Jewry
UPCC book collections on Project MUSE. History
Contents Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liady's rise to leadership -- A leader of Hasidim -- Between center and periphery -- Sefer Shel Beinonim: the Book of Average Men -- On the front line against the mitnagdim: excommunications and prohibitions -- At the front versus the mitnagdim: the first imprisonment -- At the front against the mitnagdim: the second arrest -- Zaddikim as human beings: the conflict with Rabbi Abraham of Kalisk -- Between Napoleon and Alexander
Summary "The history of Hasidism and East European Jewry through the biography of Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liady"-- Provided by publisher
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Shneur Zalman, of Lyady, 1745-1812.
Shneur Zalman, of Lyady, 1745-1812.
Habad -- History
Hasidim -- Belarus -- Biography
Rabbis -- Belarus -- Biography
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Project Muse.
LC no. 2014017838
ISBN 1611686792