Jewish philosophy and thought in modern times; modern Jewish religious movements. A conference division and discussion group.
The issue of gender has been a topic of discussion in the research of Hasidism since S. A. Horodecky’s book (1923), in which he claimed that Hasidism brought about full equality of Jewish men and women in the field of spirituality. Although his claims have been by and large rejected, most
scholars agree that the twentieth century Chabad m…[Read more]