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Chabad's 19th Century Manuscript Boom


Chabad's 19th Century Manuscript Boom

How a Tsarist ban on Hasidic books encouraged a boom in the dissemination of handwritten texts. Insights from a Hasidic manuscript collection in the Moses Gaster Collection of the John Rylands Library.
Israel Sandman - Rylands Hasidic Manuscript
Rabbi Chaim Yaakov Rashal & Chabad Manuscripts in the John Rylands Library
R. Menachem Mendel of Lubavitch, Maamar, Jewish History, Manuscripts

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