A House Divided
Orthodoxy and Schism in Nineteenth-Century Central European Jewry
Author: Jacob Katz (translated by Ziporah Brody)
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.
Subject: Jewish Studies