A House Divided

Orthodoxy and Schism in Nineteenth-Century Central European Jewry

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Author: Jacob Katz (translated by Ziporah Brody)

Series: Tauber Institute Series for the Study of European Jewry

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

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