Jewish Radical Ultra-Orthodoxy Confronts Modernity, Zionism and Women's Equality

Jewish Radical Ultra-Orthodoxy Confronts Modernity, Zionism and Women's Equality

Inbari, Motti (University of North Carolina, Pembroke)

Cambridge University Press

03/2019

273

Mole

Inglês

9781107458475

15 a 20 dias

A study of the culture and leadership of Jewish radical ultra-Orthodoxy in Hungary, Jerusalem and New York. Inbari reviews the history, ideology and gender relations of prominent ultra-Orthodox leaders Amram Blau, founder of the anti-Zionist Jerusalemite Neturei Karta, and Yoel Teitelbaum, head of the Satmar Hasidic movement.
Introduction; 1. The de Haan assassination and the background to the formation of Neturei Karta; 2. Rabbi Amram Blau, founder of the Neturei Karta movement; 3. The modesty campaigns of Rabbi Amram Blau and the Neturei Karta movement, 1938-74; 4. Messianic activism in the work and thought of Rabbi Chaim Elazar Shapira (the Munkacser Rebbe) in the interwar period; 5. The life and work of Rabbi Yoel Teitelbaum, founder of the Satmar Hasidic court in New York; 6. Eschatology, dualism, and the decline of the generations - the world view of radical ultra-orthodoxy; 7. Jewish zealotry - past and present; Epilogue. Contemporary trends in radical ultra-orthodoxy.
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