Out of the Shtetl: Making Jews Modern in the Polish Borderlands

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Society of Biblical Lit, 2003 - History - 320 pages
 

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Contents

Enlightening Polish Jews Moderating the Jewish Enlightenment
1
In the Podolian Steppe
14
Jewish Settlement in the Noble Republic
16
Traditional Ashkenazic Jewish Culture in the Eighteenth Century
19
The Sabbatian and Frankist Challenge
23
The Heartland of Hasidism
34
Mendel Lefins Encounter with the Berlin Haskalah
45
The Maskil and the Prince Private Patronage and the Dissemination of the Jewish Enlightenment in Eastern Europe
50
The Linguistic Boundaries of Enlightenment Revisiting the Language Polemic in Eastern Europe
168
Wisdom and the Turn to Yiddish
173
Berlin Rears Its Head
176
Defending and Transforming Early Modern Poland
181
The Role of Yiddish in the Shifting Borders of Ashkenaz
198
After Partition The Haskalah in Austrian Galicia
203
The Creation of Galicia
205
Absolutism and Habsburg Policy for the Jews of Galicia
208

The Family and PrePartition Reform
57
The Polish Enlightenment and Adam Kazimierz Czartoryski
62
On the Eve of the First Partition
67
Reforming Poland Reforming Polands Jews
69
Adam Jerzy Czartoryski Lefin and the Russian Legislation of 1804
106
The Battle against Hasidism and the Struggle for the Adolescent Soul
113
Mendel Lefins Psychology
114
Limiting Reason in the East European Jewish Enlightenment
120
Training the Rational Soul
132
The Dangers of Enthusiasm and Imagination
141
The Immortality of the Enlightened Soul
161
The 1789 Edict of Toleration
217
Joseph Perl and the Moderate Haskalah
225
The Battle against Hasidism is Pitched
237
Haminhag kehalakhah hu Custom is as Binding as Law
241
Minhag Rabbinic Authority and Modernity
262
The Legacy of the Moderate Haskalah
271
Prayer against the Hasidim
274
Bibliography
276
Index
310
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