A House Divided: Orthodoxy and Schism in Nineteenth-Century Central European Jewry

A House Divided: Orthodoxy and Schism in Nineteenth-Century Central European Jewry

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Author/Contributor(s): Katz, Jacob ; Brody, Ziporah
Publisher: Brandeis University Press
Date: 01/10/2005
Binding: Paperback
Condition: NEW
Eminent social historian Jacob Katz examines the rise and transformation of Jewish communal leadership in Central Europe. It is a story of fragmentation and polarization that sheds light on the tensions within the 19th-century Jewish community in Central Europe as it struggled to respond to the promises and perils of modernization.