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Holy Days: The World Of The Hasidic Family Lis Harris

Holy Days: The World Of The Hasidic Family

Lis Harris

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ISBN : 9781439144237
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272 pages
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A beloved contemporary classic, Holy Days is a personal account of New Yorks Hasidic community, its beliefs, its mysteries, and its encounter with secularism in the present age.Combining a historical understanding of the Hasidic movement with aMoreA beloved contemporary classic, Holy Days is a personal account of New Yorks 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 journalists 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.