Samuel C. Heilman
By Samuel C. Heilman
The history of Hasidism: A New History by those who wrote it
Editor’s Note: In 2018, the Forward published this essay raising concerns about female representation in Jewish Studies, focused on a 2017 book about Hasidism. One of its authors responded this month with a broader critique of diversity in the field. The original critics then had another take, and now more of the authors are responding….
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