The Power of Retreat: Limmud, Hazon, Isabella Freedman... And the French Revolution

By Nigel Savage

Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life, Fall 2006

The author examines the value of retreats of different kinds and posits that they create a close feeling of community that is more similar to that of pre-modern times than our own post-modern.

Topic: History, Renewal and Renaissance, Power, Modernity, Community Building

Name of Publication: Contact: The Journal of the Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life

Editor: Valley, Eli

Volume/Issue: Vol.9/No.1

Page Number(s): 12-13

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Genre: Popular Periodical

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Author

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Savage, Nigel. The Power of Retreat: Limmud, Hazon, Isabella Freedman... And the French Revolution. Contact: The Journal of the Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life. Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life. Fall 2006: 12-13. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=5268


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