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Part 5 provides bibliographic information for interested researchers. It consists of four sections: Section A (primary and secondary sources); Section B (books, dissertations, and journals); Section C (internet articles and web sites); and Section D (endnotes referenced in the text).

Section B lists, in alphabetical order, collections and analytical works that were consulted: books, dissertations, and journal articles published in print (links to electronic versions, if available, are also provided).

All electronic works were accessed 5/20–5/22/2007, unless otherwise indicated.

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Aron M: Ideas and Ideals of the Hassidim. New York: Citadel Press/Kensington Publishing Corp., 1969

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Biemann AD, ed: The Martin Buber Reader: Essential Writings. Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002

Bonder N: The Kaballah of Envy: Transforming Anger, Hatred, and Other Negative Emotions. Boston: Shambhala, 1997

Brill A: Thinking God: The Mysticism of Rabbi Zadok of Lublin. Jersey City, NJ: Yeshiva University Press/KTAV Publishing, 2002, at

Buber M: Tales of the Hasidim: Early Masters. New York: Schocken Books, 1947

Buber M: On Intersubjectivity and Cultural Creativity, edited by SN Eisenstadt. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1992, at

Buxbaum Y: Jewish Spiritual Practices. Lanham, MD: J. Aronson, 1990

Buxbaum Y: Jewish Tales of Mystic Joy. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2002, at

Buxbaum Y: Hanhagot (spiritual practices). Jewish Spirit Journal 1(9), 2005, at

Buxbaum Y: Truth-telling. Jewish Spirit Journal 1(10), 2005, at

Cohn-Sherbok D: Providence, in Judaism: History, Belief and Practice. London: Routledge, 2003, at

Dorfman Y: Successor to the Baal Shem Tov, in The Maggid of Mezritch: The Life and Times of Rebbe Dov Ber, the Maggid of Mezritch, at

Dresner SH: Heschel, Hasidism, and Halakha. New York: Fordham University Press, 2002, at

Dubnow S: The Maggid of Miedzyrzecz, his associates, and the center in Volhynia (1760−1772), in Essential Papers on Hasidism: Origins to Present, edited by GD Hundert. New York: New York University Press, 1991

Dynner G: Men of Silk: The Hasidic Conquest of Polish Jewish Society. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2006

Eban A: My People: The Story of the Jews. New York: Behrman House and Random House, 1968,

Eichenstein ZH: Turn Aside from Evil and Do Good: An Introduction and a Way to the Tree of Life, translation and introduction by L Jacobs. London: Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 1995

Elior R: The Paradoxical Ascent to G-d: The Kabbalistic Theosophy of Habad Hasidism. Albany: State of New York Press, 1993, at

Elior R: Joseph Karo and Israel Ba'al Shem Tov: Mystical metamorphosis; kabbalistic inspiration; spiritual internalization. Tarbiz: A Quarterly for Jewish Studies 65:671-710, 1996; updated version at

Etkes I: The Besht: Magician, Mystic, and Leader. Lebanon, NH: Brandeis University Press, 2005

Finkel AY: The Great Chasidic Masters. Northvale, NJ: J. Aronson, 1992

Frankel EE, ed: Imrei Pinchas HaShalem. Bnei Brak: Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture, 2003

Freund T: “We Can Ask for Everything, Even a Maid!” in Hamodia Torah Supplement, Erev Rosh Hashanah 5771, 2010, p. 5

Gershuni MS: The Tune and the Song in Chassidus. Tel Aviv: Netzach, 1955

Giller P: Between Poland and Jerusalem: Kabbalistic prayer in early modernity. Modern Judaism 24:226-250, 2004

Ginsburgh Y: The Mystery of Marriage: How to Find True Love and Happiness in Married Life. Jerusalem: Gal Einai, 1999, at

Greenberg AY, ed: Itturei Torah. Tel Aviv: Yavneh Publishing House, 1992 (also published as Torah Gems. Jerusalem: Ahva Press, 1992)

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Hertzberg A, Hirt-Manheimer A: Jews: The Essence and Character of a People. New York: HarperCollins, 1998, at

Heschel AJ: A Passion for Truth: Abraham Joshua Heschel 1907-1972. Woodstock, VT: Jewish Lights Publishing, 1995,

Heschel AJ: The Circle of the Baal Shem Tov: Studies in Hasidism, edited by SH Dresner. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1985

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Idel M: Hasidism: Between Ecstasy and Magic. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1995

Jacobs L: Divine Providence, in The Jewish Religion: A Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995, at FW_Problem_TO/FW_Providence_Jacobs.htm

Jacobs L: The influence of the Zohar, in The Jewish Religion: A Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995, at Kabbalah_and_Mysticism/Overview_Kabbalah_And_Hasidism/The_Zohar/- Mysticism_ZohInflu_Jacobs.htm

Jacobs L: Their Heads in Heaven: Unfamiliar Aspects of Hasidism. London: Vallentine Mitchell, 2005

Kaetz D: Making Connections: Hasidic Roots and Resonance in the Teachings of Moshe Feldenkrais. Victoria, BC: River Centre Publishing, 2007, at

Kalmanofsky J: You are where your mind is—early Hasidic religiosity of experience. Spectrum: A Journal of Renewal Spirituality, 2(3), 2006, at

Kaplan A: A Call to the Infinite. Jerusalem and New York: Moznaim Publishing Co., 1986

Kaschak E, ed: The Invisible Alliance: Psyche and Spirit in Feminist Therapy. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press, 2001, at &lpg=PA70&dq=buber+kaschak+kernel&source=web&ots=8h5oKyB8Vk&sig=irco0- C19QOmgwsU2Jwr9LsjqiI; also published in Women & Therapy 24(3/4):55-73, 2001

Kirschbaum MH: Wouldn't Sukkot/Hoshana Rabba be a good time for a “World Social Justice Day”? Tikkun 11:19, 10/20/2006, at

Klein M: Not to Worry: Jewish Wisdom and Folklore. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, 2003, at

Krassen M: Uniter of Heaven and Earth: Rabbi Meshullam Feibush Heller of Zbarazh and the Rise of Hasidism. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1998, at +pinhas+koretz&source=web&ots=BsORNO1_Hj&sig=5rqxxrpLH8mWIw6fEsBn9JVwzHs

Kushner L: The Way into Jewish Mystical Tradition. Woodstock, VT: Jewish Lights Publishing, 2001,

Laitman M: Attaining the Worlds Beyond: A Guide to Spiritual Discovery. Thornhill, ON, Canada: Laitman Kabbalah Publishers, 2003, at

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Lamm N: The Religious Thought of Hasidism: Text and Commentary. Hoboken, NJ: Yeshiva University Press/KTAV Publishing, 1999

Leiman SZ: Raphael of Bershad's commitment to truth. Tradition: A Journal of Orthodox Jewish Thought 40(1):79-86, 2007

Leoni E, ed: Korets (Wolyn); sefer zikaron le-kehilatenu she-ala aleha ha-koret [The Korets Book; In Memory Of Our Community That Is No More (Korets, Ukraine)]. Tel Aviv: Former Residents of Korets in Israel, 1959, at

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Pasternak V: The Jewish Music Companion. Owings Mills, MD: Tara Publications, 2002, at &dq=pinchas+koretz+singer&source=web&ots=lwMNJSYWsk&sig=oaIFF_RB-

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Rabinowicz HM: Hasidism: The Movement and Its Masters. Northvale, NJ: J. Aronson, 1988

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Rapaport Y: “Earthquakes: Brachos and Messages?” in Hamodia, 8/24/2011, p. D1

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Schochet JI: The Great Maggid: The Life and Teachings of Rabbi Dovber of Mezhirech. New York: Kehot Publications, 1974

Scholem G: On the Kabbalah and Its Symbolism. New York: Schocken Books, 1965, 1996

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Scholem G: Devekut, or Communion with G-d, in Essential Papers on Hasidism: Origins to Present, edited by GD Hundert. New York: New York University Press, 1991

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