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Holy Days: The World of the Hasidic Family

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A beloved contemporary classic, Holy Days is a personal account of New York's Hasidic community, its beliefs, its mysteries, and its encounter with secularism in the present age. Combining a historical understanding of the Hasidic movement with a journalist's discerning eye, Harris captures in rich detail the day-to-day life of this traditional and often misunderstood community. Harris chronicles the personal transformation she experienced as she grew closer to the largely hidden men and women of the Hasidic world.

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chayaeliana, August 18, 2008 (view all comments by chayaeliana)
This book presented the Hasidic lifestyle accurately and with a sense of appropriate humor. It held my interest so well that I had a hard time putting it down.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780684813660
Author:
Harris, Lis
Publisher:
Touchstone Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Judaism - General
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Jews
Subject:
Native American Studies - Tribes
Subject:
Judaism - Hasidism
Subject:
Hasidism
Subject:
New York
Subject:
Hasidim
Subject:
Habad
Subject:
Brooklyn
Subject:
Habad -- New York (State) -- New York.
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies - Tribes
Subject:
Native American-General Native American Studies
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Touchstone ed.
Edition Description:
B102
Series Volume:
vol. VII
Publication Date:
September 1995
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.44 x 5.5 in 12.845 oz

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Religion » Judaism » Hasidism

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