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by David Landau

Author: David Landau
Subcategory: World
Language: English
Publisher: Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd (March 11, 1993)
Pages: 320 pages
Category: History
Rating: 4.1
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Landau, David, 1947-2015.

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Landau's book, Piety and Power: The World of Jewish Fundamentalism, was published in 1993. In an interview with New York-based Jewish Week, Landau admitted to making a similar remark: "I did say that in general, Israel wants to be raped - I did use that word - by the . In 1996, Landau collaborated with former prime minister Shimon Peres on his memoirs, Battling for Peace. and I myself have long felt Israel needed more vigorous . intervention in the affairs of the Middle East.

From inside the book. An engaging look into the philosophies and lifestyles of the various sects of Orthodox Jewish fundamentalists. PIETY AND POWER: The World of Jewish Fundamentalism. A well-known Israeli journalist objectively describes the world of Haredim, or "God-fearers,'' those half-million ultra-Orthodox.

Piety and Power book. Landau takes readers inside the little-known world of the haredim-the bearded, black-clothed Jewish fundamentalists-to describe life in the self-contained haredi ghettos of London, New York, and Jerusalem, where rabbis reign supreme and strict rules govern every aspect of life.

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THE hermetic world of Jewish fundamentalism is an enigma to many Jews and non-Jews alike. The fundamentalists were, for example, against the recent controversial proposal by mainstream Orthodox Jews to erect an eruv in Barnet last month - much to the mystification of the many flag-waving non-Jews who also opposed the scheme. THE hermetic world of Jewish fundamentalism is an enigma to many Jews and non-Jews alike.

David Landau's did an excellent job, reporting in an objective and fair manner, with his personable writing . This is a thoughtful book about the Charedim and their increasing influence in Jewish Society in general and Israel in particular.

David Landau's did an excellent job, reporting in an objective and fair manner, with his personable writing style and touches of humor and warmth. Each chapter is devoted to a different aspect of frum life, which makes the information on such a complex world far easier to digest. The author approaches matters from a non-charedi perspective and clearly sympathises with modern Jews, although he tries hard not to be too judgemental. What the book lacks is a sense that Landau is an insider - he clearly isn't and it shows.

Piety and Power describes life in the self-contained haredi ghettos in London, New York, and Jerusalem, where . An engaging look into the philosophies and lifestyles of the various sects of Orthodox Jewish fundamentalists

Piety and Power describes life in the self-contained haredi ghettos in London, New York, and Jerusalem, where Hasidic rabbis reign supreme and strict rules govern every aspect of life. Landau takes the reader into homes marked by warm family life and strict sexual codes, and into yeshivas, the intellectual core of the community, where young men spend decades as full-time students of the Torah.

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Examines the world of the "haredim" - the bearded, black-clothed Jewish fundamentalists. In Israel and in the major communities of the Diaspora, the "haredim" are achieving political power and economic success and, most significantly, have the desire and the ability to affect the lives of their fellow Jews. But the rise of the ultra-orthodox has also brought tensions that could mean conflict and schism among the Jewish people and a bitter battle for the soul of Israel. The author describes life in the self-contained ghettos in London, New York and Jerusalem, where hassidic rabbis reign supreme and strict rules govern every aspect of life, and explains the essentials of "haredi" belief.