A History of Hasidism: Origins and Developments

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Wiley-Blackwell History of Jews and Judaism
EditorsAlan T. Levenson
Place of PublicationMalden, MA
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)9781405196376
StatePublished - 19 Mar 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • Emergence of Hasidism, cross-European pietistic
  • Hasidic courts, central institutions
  • Hasidism, a Jewish pietistic movement
  • Hasidism, the State and the Jewish Enlightenment
  • History of Hasidism, origins and developments
  • Jewish religious context, Kabbalah, of Jewish mysticism
  • Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth
  • The Baal Shem Tov (Besht), and his contemporaries

RAMBI publications

  • Hasidism -- History

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