From Volhinya to Brooklyn: Contemporary Hasidic Communities With Urban Historian Barry Feldman

When:
March 2, 2015 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm America/New York Timezone
2015-03-02T11:00:00-05:00
2015-03-02T12:30:00-05:00
Where:
Museum at Eldridge Street
12 Eldridge Street, New York, NY 10002
USA

From Volhinya to Brooklyn: Contemporary Hasidic Communities With Urban Historian Barry Feldman

Mondays from 11 am to 12:30 pm: March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

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Contemporary Hasidim are a modern people who have constructed social, cultural and religious communities to accommodate an old world frame of reference. Session one discusses the origin of Hasidism, its subsequent development throughout Eastern Europe and early courts. Following sessions will discuss the rich complexities surrounding leadership, social values, religious beliefs, rituals and customs regarding dress, modesty and diet in post-World War II reconstructed Hasidic communities. The final session will be a walking tour of a community in Brooklyn.

$15 per class; $65 for all 5 sessions

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