1 08, 2013

Some Chassidic Mystical Notions

By |2013-08-01T04:33:54-07:00August 1st, 2013|Book Reviews, Thoughts|

                                                                                                 Review by Israel Drazin                        The two volume series Speaking Torah by Arthur Green collects generally mystical comments and commentaries from over forty Chassidic rabbis who lived during the first three generation of the Chasidic Movement, from 1740 to 1815. I described the history of the Chassidim during this early period [...]

30 07, 2013

A History of the Chassidic Movement

By |2013-07-30T10:37:38-07:00July 30th, 2013|Book Reviews|

                                                                                                       Review by Israel Drazin                        Arthur Green just published two volumes called Speaking Torah that collect comments and commentaries, often mystical, from over forty Chassidic rabbis who lived during the first three generation of the Chasidic Movement, from 1740 to 1815. All the rabbis were influenced by The Maggid (preacher), [...]