The Maiden of Ludmir: A Jewish Holy Woman and Her World
University of California Press, 2003 - Volodymyr-Volynsʹkyĭ (Ukraine) - 341 pages
Hannah Rochel Verbermacher, a Hasidic holy woman known as the Maiden of Ludmir, was born in early-nineteenth-century Russia and became famous as the only woman in the three-hundred-year history of Hasidism to function as a rebbe--or charismatic leader--in her own right.
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2 Writing the Maiden
Remembering the Maiden
Ludmir Before the Maiden
5 Birth and Childhood
6 Love and Death
7 The Maiden Possessed
8 False Male and Woman Rebbe?
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