Hasidic Spirituality for a New Era : The Religious Writings of Hillel Zeitlin

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2012-09-30
  • Publisher: Paulist Pr
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A preeminent scholar of Jewish thought and spirituality presents the first-ever English translation of selected writings of the Hasidic martyr of the Warsaw Ghetto, Hillel Zeitlin (1871-1942).

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Forewordp. xv
Hillel Zeitlin: A Biographical Introductionp. 1
Hasidism Then and Nowp. 33
The Call for a New Hasidism:p. 33
Translator's Introductionp. 33
What Does Yavneh Want?p. 37
Admonitions for Every True Member of Yavnehp. 43
Three Aramaic Chapters from Sifran shel Yehidimp. 49
With Rabbi Israel Ba├ćal Shem Tovp. 58
Two Letters: On Establishing Yavneh in Jerusalemp. 68
The Fundaments of Hasidismp. 71
Judaism and Universal Religionp. 119
In the Souls Secret Places: Religious Experience and Its Manifestationsp. 119
The Longing for Beautyp. 163
Prayers: Songs to the Eternal Introduced and Translated by Joel Rosenbergp. 189
Love and Anguish: On the Poetry of Hillel Zeitlinp. 189
Prayers (Tefillot)p. 194
From Songs to the Boundless Onep. 222
Notesp. 231
Indexp. 247
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