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Author Etkes, I.

Title The Gaon of Vilna : the man and his image / Immanuel Etkes ; translated by Jeffrey M. Green
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [2002]
©2002
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 299 pages)
Series The S. Mark Taper Foundation imprint in Jewish studies
S. Mark Taper Foundation imprint in Jewish studies.
Contents Ha-Gaon He-Hasid : in his own time and for succeeding generations -- The Vilna Gaon and Haskalah -- The Vilna Gaon and the beginning of the struggle against Hasidism -- The Vilna Gaon and the Mitnagdim as seen by the Hasidim -- Rabbi Hayyim of Volozhin's response to Hasidism -- Talmudic scholarship and the rabbinate in Lithuanian Jewry during the nineteenth century -- Torah and yira in the thought and practice of the Vilna Gaon
Summary A legendary figure in his own lifetime, Rabbi Eliahu ben Shlomo Zalman (1720-1797) was known as the "Gaon of Vilna." He was the acknowledged master of Talmudic studies in the vibrant intellectual center of Vilna, revered throughout Eastern Europe for his
Analysis Humaniora Jødisk kultur og historie
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-294) and index
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Subject Elijah ben Solomon, 1720-1797 -- Influence.
Elijah ben Solomon, 1720-1797.
Hasidism -- History -- 18th century.
Rabbis -- Lithuania -- Vilnius -- Biography.
Vilnius (Lithuania) -- Biography.
Form Electronic book
Author Green, Yaacov Jeffrey.
LC no. 2001008254
ISBN 0520925076 (electronic bk.)
0585441154 (electronic bk.)
1597346276
9780520925076 (electronic bk.)
9780585441153 (electronic bk.)
9781597346276
Other Titles Yaḥid be-doro. English