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Core Texts of the Hasidic Masters, Part 1 of 43, 35821

 Item — Box: 47
Identifier: COU:1417:09:047:RZ1_AC_101

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Papers include research and writings from his time as both a student and a teacher, documents relating to organizations and projects with which he was involved or founded, ephemera from events and workshops, photographs, and a variety of audio/visual media that contain homiletic, conversational, and academic content. Among other subjects, the various of media in the Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Papers contain discussions and resources related to meditation, davvenology, ecumenism, Hasidism, holy days, Jewish music, Jewish mysticism (Kabbalah), psycho-halakhah, theology, spiritual eldering, and the psychology of religion.


  • 35821


1 audiocassettes

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Core Texts of the Hasidic Masters, Part 1 of 43. Lecture 1, Part B. In this first tape of the series, Schachter-Shalomi introduces the course, "Core Texts of the Hasidic Masters" and discusses grading and class expectations. He then talks about the texts, recommends books, and begins to teach about the proper "attunement" for learning Hasidism. He then teaches the class to sing "The Niggun of the Ba'al Shem Tov," and begins to speak about the history and cultural context of the Hasidic movement, and compares a Hasidic story to one from Zen Buddhism before moving on to the story of the "failed" Messiah, Shabbetai Tzvi. See JRRZ0001S0056N0001 - N0043

Repository Details

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