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The Rebbe's Daughter [Hardcover]

By Malkah Shapiro (Author), Nehemiah Polen (Editor) & Nehemiah Polen (Translator)
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Malkah Shapiro grew up in Poland, the daughter of a noted Hasidic master. The" Rebbe's Daughter" tells her story: a rare glimpse of the world of the Hasidic Jew in pre-World War I Eastern Europe. This is a learned text, filled with biblical, talmudic, kabbalistic, and hasidic allusions and direct quotations, demonstrating that, in contrast to the stereotype of traditional Jewish girls' education at the turn of the century, the author was blessed with a thorough education in Judaic classics. Shapiro's tale, translated and presented in Rabbi Polen's capable hands, is poetic and sensitive, providing a rich and inviting history for its readers.

Awards and Recognitions
The Rebbe's Daughter by Malkah Shapiro & Nehemiah Polen has received the following awards and recognitions -
  • National Jewish Book Award - 2001 Winner - Autobiography/Memoir category

Citations And Professional Reviews
The Rebbe's Daughter by Malkah Shapiro & Nehemiah Polen has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
  • Publishers Weekly - 04/29/2002 page 61

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Item Specifications...

Studio: Jewish Publications Society
Pages   304
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.24" Width: 6.46" Height: 1.01"
Weight:   1.35 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   May 15, 2002
Publisher   Jewish Publications Society
Age  3
Edition  Revised  
ISBN  0827607253  
ISBN13  9780827607255  

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Window into a remarkable world  Apr 3, 2002
This beautiful memoir opened a window into a world that I knew once existed, but that I had never actually seen before. We have all heard rebbe stories, have learned from the books left by these men, and have read of the lives of their followers. This, however, is a glimpse into the private lives of the aristocrats of European Hasidism. I do not use the word aristocracy lightly. The world of European Hasidism was highly stratified. The Rebbe's Daughter was top drawer. She lived in a large compound of servants, storerooms, and guest rooms for visitors to her father. There were coachmen, cooks, and governesses. There was no idle luxury. Every member of the rebbe's family lived a life of constant and devoted service. They served the Rebbe's followers, but also, and far more importantly, they served God.

Devotion to Torah pervaded every aspect and every moment of life. There is a kind of awe-filled beauty to a life in which every action, every thought is examined and consecrated to divine service. Devotion to Torah was so complete that even in the icy Polish winter the family shunned clothing made of wool. Better to shiver in silk and cotton than to risk a chance linen fiber that may render a woolen coat forbidden shatnes.

I cannot decide which aspect of the Rebbe's Daughter is more remarkable. The way it shows us a vivid picture of a vanished time and place, or the way it opens before us the way of thinking of a mind totally devoted to Torah.


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