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by Jacob Katz
translated by Ziporah Brody
University Press of New England, 2005
Paper: 978-1-58465-295-3 | Cloth: 978-0-87451-796-5
Library of Congress Classification BM376.H8K3813 1998
Dewey Decimal Classification 296.832094309034

Eminent social historian Jacob Katz examines the rise and transformation of Jewish communal leadership in Central Europe. It is a story of fragmentation and polarization that sheds light on the tensions within the 19th-century Jewish community in Central Europe as it struggled to respond to the promises and perils of modernization.

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