october 29 secular judaism

october 29 secular judaism - Jewish Class Differences Poor...

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Jewish Class Differences Poor Jews feel they are made to bear the burden of spporting the wealthy and the rabbinical schools Rabbinical schools not providing spritual leadership for the larger community o Elitist Shabtai Zvi (1626- Becomes a muslim - sucks that proposed messiah becomes a muslim - after shabbatai movement many jews became disillusioned. Jewish Classes differences Poor jews feel they are made to bear the burden of spporting the wealthy and the rabbinical schools Rabbinical schools not providing spirtual leadership for the larger community: Alternative religion - Man Ashkenazi jews in Poland - Turn to mystically influenced religious teachers Astrology and magic - Miracle workers manipulate divine name- if know names of god can maipulate reality. - Amulet to protect baby Baal Shem Tov 1700-1760 - Rabbi Israel Ben Eliezer - Massive Legendary Material- he didn’t write anything. His pupils are wrting about legendary, not historical perspective. - Orthodoxy was being espoused during this time, So people don’t have access to the text, Elite “pilpul” knowledge- intellectual pyrotechnics. -
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