Danny meets Reuven at the library and reads from Heinrich Graetz

Danny meets Reuven at the library and reads from Heinrich Graetz

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Danny meets Reuven at the library and reads from Heinrich Graetz's  History of the Jews , a history  book that is uncomplimentary (and not totally accurate, Mr. Malter later tells Reuven) about Hasidic  Judaism. Danny tells Reuven that the picture of Hasidim in Graetz's account is totally alien to what  he knows but is distressing nonetheless. Danny then launches into a discussion of psychology,  talking about the unconscious, about dreams, and about Sigmund Freud, a pioneer in the field of  psychology, known as the father of psychoanalysis. Later in the evening, Reuven mentions to his father that Danny reads a lot of Freud. Impressed, Mr.  Malter says that he feels a little guilty about giving Danny books behind his father's back but does so  because Danny would have sought these books eventually anyway. At the Saunders' house, Reb Saunders, Danny, and Reuven study 
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