Publisher: University of California Press, Berkeley, CA
Some non-Chassidic groups, known as “Yeshivish,” also arrived, and they too made their influence felt on their Americanized cousins who had been living in America already for two or more generations. These all brought what they termed an authentic brand of Yiddishkeit.
Professor Heilman provides a complete, detailed history and explains the continuing process of conceptualization that the various streams of Orthodox Judaism are going through. He does this without recourse to any “trade lingo;” but rather in a quite readable and very interesting exposition of the subject.
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