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

1998
352 pp.
Cloth, 0-87451-796-6

A House Divided


Jacob Katz

a house divided

An eminent social historian examines the rise and transformation of Jewish communal leadership in Central Europe. His story of fragmentation and polarization sheds light on the tensions within the Jewish community as it struggled to respond to modernization.

This book can be purchased directly through the University Press of New England.