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My Life in Jewish Renewal: A Memoir

Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi ; with Edward Hoffman
Format
Book
Published
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2012.
Language
English
ISBN
9781442213272 (cloth : alk. paper), 1442213272 (cloth : alk. paper), 9781442213296 (ebook), 1442213299 (ebook)
Contents
  • Origins
  • A Viennese boyhood
  • Austria under Hitler
  • Diamond cutting and hasidim in Antwerp
  • War : French internment camps
  • Revelations in Marseilles
  • Freedom voyage to America
  • Encountering the sixth Lubavitcher rebbe
  • The making of a chabad hasid
  • A fledgling rabbi : hasidic outreach in New Haven
  • Raising the klippot in Rochester, New York
  • A pulpit of my own in Fall River, Massachussetts
  • Caribbean travels : voodoo and mitzvah missions
  • Widening horizons : from New Bedford to Boston University
  • Jewish innovation in Manitoba
  • Adventures with Catholic monasticism
  • My first trip to the Holy Land
  • Qumran, USA : Jewish communality
  • Hasidic counseling : new explorations
  • Psychedelics with Timothy Leary
  • My friend Thomas Merton and the ecumenical quest
  • Walks with Abraham Maslow
  • Abraham Heschel : mentor and friend
  • Leaving Chabad : the fallout from my Washington, DC lecture
  • The San Francisco counterculture and neo-hasidism
  • Relocating to Philadelphia
  • Epilogue : whither Jewish renewal?
  • Gerald Heard, my Irish rebbe
  • Rabbi Heschel Matt
  • Breakthroughs in Milwaukee
  • The Dalai Lama
  • My unfulfilled projects.
Description
xvii, 232 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes index.
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