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Studies in Eastern European Jewish mysticism

J. G. Weiss

Studies in Eastern European Jewish mysticism

by J. G. Weiss

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Published by Published for the Littman Library by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hasidism -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    StatementJoseph Weiss ; edited by David Goldstein.
    SeriesThe Littman library of Jewish civilization, Littman library of Jewish civilization (Series)
    ContributionsGoldstein, David, 1933-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM198 .W43 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 272 p. ;
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2864220M
    ISBN 100197100341
    LC Control Number84027191

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    Yichudim (Hebrew: "Unifications") is a specific form of Jewish meditation in Kabbalistic Jewish mysticism, especially denoting the complete meditative method developed by Isaac Luria (–). The term Yichud is found in Halakha (Jewish . The center of Ashkenazi Jewry shifted to Poland, Lithuania, Bohemia and Moravia in the beginning of the 16 th century. Jews were for the first time concentrated in Eastern Europe instead of Western Europe. Polish Jews adopted the Ashkenazi rites, liturgy, and religious customs of the German Jews.


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Studies in Eastern European Jewish mysticism by J. G. Weiss Download PDF EPUB FB2

A collection of sixteen studies - eight of them previously unpublished - by one of the greatest scholars and interpreters of Hasidism Studies in Eastern European Jewish Mysticism (The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization): Weiss, Joseph, Goldstein, David: : BooksCited by: 9.

About the Author. Joseph Weiss was Professor of Jewish Studies, University College London, from until his death in Cited by: 1.

The studies collected here are still quoted in every serious study of hasidism. Joseph Dan's Introduction, written specially for this paperback edition, examines Weiss's scholarship both in the context of subsequent scholarly research and in the light of the resurgence of hasidism since the Second World : $ These studies deal with the origins of the movement known as Hasidism, and also with the teachings of some of the earliest exponents of the tradition.

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Find more information about OCLC Number: Notes: Spätere Ausg. u.d.T.: Weiss, Joseph: Studies in East European Jewish mysticism and hasidism. Description: VIII, Seiten. Series Title: Littman library of Jewish.

Studies in Eastern European Jewish mysticism. Oxford ; New York: Published for the Littman Library by Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Online version: Weiss, J.G. (Joseph George), Studies in Eastern European Jewish mysticism.

Oxford ; New York: Published for the Littman Library by Oxford University Press, (OCoLC)   Studies in East European Jewish Mysticism and Hasidism by Joseph Weiss,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(2).

In Holy Dissent: Jewish and Christian Mystics in Eastern Europe, editor Glenn Dynner presents twelve essays that chart contacts, parallels, and mutual influences between Jewish and Christian mystics. With cutting-edge research on folk healers, messianists, Hasidim, and Christian sectarians, this volume presents instances of rich cultural interchange and bold 5/5(2).

out of 5 stars A great introduction to Eastern European Jewish history Reviewed in the United States on Decem "A History of East European Jews" is an all-encompassing look at the society and culture of the Jewish people in Easern Europe from their initial settlement through the second world by: 7.

Internet Jewish History Sourcebook. Editor: Paul Halsall This page is a subset of texts derived from the three major online Sourcebooks listed below, along with added texts and web site indicators. For more contextual information, for instance about Western imperialism, the Islamic world, or the history of a given period, check out these web sites.

30 See his Studies in Eastern European Jewish Mysticism, ed. David Goldstein, (Oxford University Press, Oxford, ), pp.

3 1 Annemarie Schimmel, Mystical Dimensions of Islam, (The University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, ), pp.He is the author or editor of more than a dozen books, including The Heart of the Matter: Studies in Jewish Mysticism and Theology (JPS, ). A prolific author, his most recent books are Radical Judaism (Yale, ) and a revised edition of his Jewish vocabulary These Are the Words (Jewish Lights, ).

To read Jewish-American novels is to examine a multitude of other topics: religion, immigration, family, responsibility, love, culture, mysticism, tradition, and place. The influx of Jews into American life came in three waves: 1) Sephardic Jews (originating from Spain and Portugal, sometimes through Brazil) around the time of the American Author: Rachel Manwill.

David I. Goldstein is the author of Studies In East European Jewish Mysticism And Hasidism ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Dosto David I. Goldstein is the author of Studies In East European Jewish Mysticism And Hasidism ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Dosto /5(3).

Some Notes on the Social Background of Early Hasidism and A Circle of Pneumatics in Pre-Hasidism, in Studies in East European Jewish Mysticism and Hasidism, Joseph Weiss, Littman Library pub. Lubavitcher Rabbi's Memoirs: Tracing the Origins of the Chasidic Movement, 3 Volumes, Joseph Isaac Schneersohn, translated by Nissan Mindel, Kehot.

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Studies in East European Jewish mysticism and Hasidism. [Joseph George Weiss; David Goldstein] -- A classic text for all those interested in Jewish religious developments in eastern Europe, this paperback has a new introduction locating Weiss's work in the context of contemporary scholarship and Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.

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Academic study of Jewish mysticism, especially since Gershom Scholem 's Major Trends in Jewish Mysticism (), distinguishes between different forms of mysticism across different eras of Jewish history.

Of these, Kabbalah, which emerged in 12th-century Europe, is the most well known, but not the only typologic form. It studies the texts and historical contexts of Judaic mysticism using objective historical-critical methods of Religious studies, such as Philology, History of ideas, Social history and Phenomenology.

The historical development of Jewish mysticism under study covers the range of phases, forms and expressions.EARLY FORMS OF JEWISH MYSTICISM RACHEL ELIOR I INTRODUCTION The mystical-poetical Hebrew works of the first five centuries of the Common Era, known collectively as heikhalot (heavenly sanctuaries) and merkavah (throne-chariot) literature remain on the whole a closed book to readers and students, although the first scholarly studies were publishedFile Size: KB.

The topos of celestial or hidden books, whose primary aim is to establish a credible chain of tradition as a source of esoteric knowledge, continued to influence Jewish mysticism and magic through the generations. Thus, we find, for example, various references to such works in the Zohar.