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Rabbis of our Time : Authorities of Judaism in the Religious and Political Ferment of Modern Times.

By: ?ejka, Marek.
Contributor(s): Ko?an, Roman.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Routledge Jewish Studies Series: Publisher: London : Taylor and Francis, 2015Copyright date: ©2016Description: 1 online resource (249 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781315748320.Subject(s): Rabbis - Office - History - 20th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Rabbis of our Time : Authorities of Judaism in the Religious and Political Ferment of Modern TimesDDC classification: 296.61 Online resources: Click here to view book
Contents:
Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- About the authors -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Who are rabbis? -- 3 Profiles of rabbinical authorities -- The miraculous father from Morocco -- Heaven's will from Ger -- The rabbi with an Iron Cross -- With body and soul against Zionism -- The 'dead' Hasids -- The Sephardi mentor of the settlers -- The successor of Rabbi Shach -- The Jewish settler as the peacekeeper -- A rabbi serving as a general -- The rabbi who convinced the pope -- The Palestinian rabbis -- The rabbi who predicted the coming of the Messiah -- The rabbi for everyday -- Never again -- The vision of a man -- Redeemers of the land -- A friend of John Paul II -- The settler from Hebron -- The Messiah from Brooklyn? -- The Lithuanian giant -- In the name of the Torah and science -- The guardian of Jerusalem -- Guardian of the Jewish traditions from Satmar -- The righteous man who bribed the Devil -- The king of rabbinical politics -- 4 A collection of shorter profiles of several rabbis -- Arik W. Ascherman -- Yehuda Leib Ha-Levi Ashlag -- Ezra Attiya -- Shlomo Zalman Auerbach -- Meir Bar-Ilan (Berlin) -- Yehuda Berg -- Elmer Berger -- Joseph Samuel Bloch -- Shmuel (Shmuley) Boteach -- Moshe Feinstein -- Yihyah Kafih and Yosef Kafih -- Yaakov Yisrael Kanievsky -- Harold Kushner -- Berl Lazar -- Michael Lerner -- Dov Lior -- Michael Melchior -- Chaim Nahum -- Yitzhak Nisim -- Yoshiyahu Yosef Pinto -- Aharon Roth -- Jonathan Henry Sacks -- Yedidia Shofet -- Adin Steinsaltz -- Menachem Mendel Taub -- Ben Zion Meir Chai Uziel (Ouziel) -- Elchonon Wasserman -- Yisroel Dovid Weiss -- Shalom Dovber Halevi Wolpo -- 5 Some final thoughts instead of a conclusion -- Glossary of terms -- Index.
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Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- About the authors -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Who are rabbis? -- 3 Profiles of rabbinical authorities -- The miraculous father from Morocco -- Heaven's will from Ger -- The rabbi with an Iron Cross -- With body and soul against Zionism -- The 'dead' Hasids -- The Sephardi mentor of the settlers -- The successor of Rabbi Shach -- The Jewish settler as the peacekeeper -- A rabbi serving as a general -- The rabbi who convinced the pope -- The Palestinian rabbis -- The rabbi who predicted the coming of the Messiah -- The rabbi for everyday -- Never again -- The vision of a man -- Redeemers of the land -- A friend of John Paul II -- The settler from Hebron -- The Messiah from Brooklyn? -- The Lithuanian giant -- In the name of the Torah and science -- The guardian of Jerusalem -- Guardian of the Jewish traditions from Satmar -- The righteous man who bribed the Devil -- The king of rabbinical politics -- 4 A collection of shorter profiles of several rabbis -- Arik W. Ascherman -- Yehuda Leib Ha-Levi Ashlag -- Ezra Attiya -- Shlomo Zalman Auerbach -- Meir Bar-Ilan (Berlin) -- Yehuda Berg -- Elmer Berger -- Joseph Samuel Bloch -- Shmuel (Shmuley) Boteach -- Moshe Feinstein -- Yihyah Kafih and Yosef Kafih -- Yaakov Yisrael Kanievsky -- Harold Kushner -- Berl Lazar -- Michael Lerner -- Dov Lior -- Michael Melchior -- Chaim Nahum -- Yitzhak Nisim -- Yoshiyahu Yosef Pinto -- Aharon Roth -- Jonathan Henry Sacks -- Yedidia Shofet -- Adin Steinsaltz -- Menachem Mendel Taub -- Ben Zion Meir Chai Uziel (Ouziel) -- Elchonon Wasserman -- Yisroel Dovid Weiss -- Shalom Dovber Halevi Wolpo -- 5 Some final thoughts instead of a conclusion -- Glossary of terms -- Index.

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<p>Marek ?ejka is a research scholar at the Institute of International Relations in Prague and Military History Institute in Brno, focusing on the Middle East, the relationship between religion and politics, international law, religious radicalism and terrorism.</p> <p>Roman Ko'an has extensive experience researching issues in Judaism, in particular Jewish Mysticism where he focuses primarily on the work of Rabbi Isaac Luria, as well as translating Hebrew texts.</p>

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