History of Hassidism

What conditions in Eastern Europe made it possible for Hassidism to emerge? Were there differences between the various rebbes and the emerging groups. What differences among the founders were there regarding study, prayer, meditation? What were the differences between the Hassidic movement and the Mitnagdim? These questions and more will be explored in this course. (Cross listed in both History and Kabbalah / Hassidut)

Track: 
Rabbinic
Rabbinic Pastor
Course Type: 
RP: ALEPH Required
Elective