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Hasidic People

A Place in the New World

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$50.00 • £40.95 • €45.00

ISBN 9780674381162

Publication Date: 08/19/1998


446 pages

6 x 9-1/4 inches

1 map


  • Introduction
  • 1. Dynasty of Reb Dov Ber: From Mezritch to East Broadway
  • 2. The M’lochim
  • 3. Satmar in America
  • 4. Lubavitch
  • 5. Satmar, M’lochim, Lubavitch: The Struggles between the Courts
  • 6. Familes
  • 7. Boyan and Kabitshinitz: The Sons of the Rebbes
  • 8. The Declining Years of the Satmar Rebbe
  • 9. Lubavitch: Redeeming Fellow Jews
  • 10. Borough Park
  • 11. Two Courts in Borough Park: Bobov and Stolin
  • 12. The Succession in Satmar
  • 13. Politics and Race in Crown Heights
  • 14. Satmar and Lubavitch in Conflict
  • 15. The Struggles between the Courts Continue
  • 16. Family Problems
  • 17. Before the Supreme Court
  • 18. New Square: Shtetl and Suburb
  • 19. Sasrmar’s Kiryas Joel
  • 20. Family Problems: Views of the Therapists
  • 21. Political Change in Crown Heights
  • 22. The Housing Labyrinth in Williamsburg
  • 23. A New Boyaner Rebbe is Named
  • 24. Lubavitch: Days of Trial, Days of Celebration
  • 25. Satmar: Litigation and Leaflets
  • 26. Kiryas Joel: In Court and Out
  • 27. Rumor and Riot in Crown Heights
  • 28. Lubavitch: The Messiah Issue
  • Afterword
  • Postscript
  • Notes
  • Informants Cited
  • Major Rebbes Discussed
  • Glossary
  • Index

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