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Jewish communal life and independent orthodoxy

Samson Raphael Hirsch

Jewish communal life and independent orthodoxy

by Samson Raphael Hirsch

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Published by P. Feldheim in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementSamson Raphael Hirsch.
SeriesThe Collected writings -- v. 6
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16805203M
ISBN 10087306948X
OCLC/WorldCa247326353

Rabbi Professor Dr. Daniel Sperber is a leading scholar of Jewish law and customs and the author of many books on these subjects. Citing many fascinating examples and the rulings of highly respected rabbis that often read like short stories, he shows that the view of ultra-Orthodox Jews that an ideal rabbi is a man who tells his congregation to behave according to the strictest view of Jewish A New York Times story of February 5, , reporting on Rackman's selection as spiritual leader of Fifth Avenue Synagogue, referred to him as “one of the nation's leading rabbis.” 18 More pertinently for our discussion, Charles Liebman, in his classic study, “Orthodoxy in American Jewish Life,” stated the following about Rackman:

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