Ruzhin

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Ruzhin

 

an urban-type settlement and administrative center of Ruzhin Raion, Zhitomir Oblast, Ukrainian SSR. Located on the Rastavitsa River, a tributary of the Ros’ River, 10 km from the Zarudintsy railroad station on the Kazatin-Andrusovo line. Ruzhin has a fish-products combine, a butter factory, and brickyards.

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His grandfather, the Admor (Hasidic leader) Haim Meir Yehiel Shapira was a descendant of the Maggid of Kuznitz and the Admor Israel Friedman of Ruzhin, both disciples of the Great Maggid of Mezeritch (1704-1772) lineage.
They are the illustrated Hasidic Lurianic prayer book; the Kiddish cup of the Maggid Dov Ber of Miedzyrzecz; the Ruzhin Passover Seder plate; the Lelov Sabbath lamp the Hasidic </Atara/< (prayer shawl ornament); </lyulke/> (long-stemmed pipes) and snuffboxes; </shmire/> (protective talismans); and the chair of Rabbi Nahman of Bratslav.
(17.) See David Assaf, The Regal Way: The Life and Times of Rabbi Israel of Ruzhin (Stanford: Stanford University Press, zooz), 11-Z7; Immanuel Etkes, The Gaon of Vilna: The Man and his Image (Berkeley: University of California Press, zooz), 96-151; Haim Gertner, "The Beginning of 'Orthodox Historiography' in Eastern Europe: A Reassessment," Zion, 67, no.
Till 2001, the Macedonian political elite behaved as if there were no internal problems other than those of economic and social nature and it was thus presented in the White Book of the Ministry of Defence, which emphasized that the biggest threat to the Macedonian stability was external, coming from the western borders (Albania) (Ruzhin, 2013).
In 1912, Edison phonograph in tow, he and a few colleagues organized an ethnographic expedition to the Ukrainian town of Ruzhin and brought back "44 recordings on 29 cylinders, as well as hundreds of hand-notated transcriptions of klezmer melodies, Hasidic nigunim, and Yiddish folk songs" (91).
This new volume of collected studies by David Assaf, Professor of Jewish History at Tel-Aviv University and a leading scholar of nineteenth-century Hasidism, is an extremely worthy successor to his path-breaking study of Rabbi Yisrael of Ruzhin, The Regal Way (2002), and his painstakingly researched edition of the memoirs of Yehezkel Kotik, published under the title Journey to a Nineteenth Century Shtetl (2002).
Assaf, David, The Regal Way: The Life and Times of Rabbi Israel of Ruzhin. Stanford Series in Jewish History and Culture.
His very bearing inspired respect." Beilis described Heschel's charisma, reflecting Ruzhin delicacy, as "subtlety, the silk and satin he possessed in his soul." Among these socialists, communists, and avant-garde artists, he was a rebbe - but without a community.