Mystics, Mavericks, and Merrymakers: An Intimate Journey among Hasidic Girls

Mystics, Mavericks, and Merrymakers: An Intimate Journey among Hasidic Girls

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by Stephanie Wellen Levine, Carol Gilligan
     
 

A lively look at young Jewish women who are typically typecast as pious and reserved but have just as much imagination and similar desires as other young American women.See more details below

Overview

A lively look at young Jewish women who are typically typecast as pious and reserved but have just as much imagination and similar desires as other young American women.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814751923
Publisher:
New York University Press
Publication date:
11/26/2003
Pages:
255
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments
Foreword by Carol Gilligan
Introduction: What I Sought, What I Found
1 The Community: A Cultural and Psychological Tour
2 The Cast
3 Esther (Estie) Gutman: Wild Times and Holy Designs
4 Rochel Lehrer: Evolving, Not Rebelling
5 Nechama Dina (Dini) Rockoff: Chutzpah and Holiness
6 Chaya Jacobson: Strip Clubs and Soul-Searching
7 Gittel Kassin: Medicine and Marriage
8 Malka (Malkie) Belfer: Miniskirts and the Messiah
9 Leah Ratner: Mystic and Maverick
10 Into the Future: Adulthood and Insights from the Hasidim
Notes
Selected Bibliography
Index
About the Author

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