New World Hasidim: Ethnographic Studies of Hasidic Jews in America / Edition 1

New World Hasidim: Ethnographic Studies of Hasidic Jews in America / Edition 1

by Janet S. Belcove-Shalin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0791422461

ISBN-13: 9780791422465

Pub. Date: 02/28/1995

Publisher: State University of New York Press

A collection of essays that examines the culture, politics, and social structure of Hasidic Jewish life.

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A collection of essays that examines the culture, politics, and social structure of Hasidic Jewish life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791422465
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
02/28/1995
Series:
SUNY series in Anthropology and Judaic Studies Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
285
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Acknowledgments

Foreword
Samuel C. Heilman

Introduction: New World Hasidim
Janet S. Belcove-Shalin

1. Boundaries and Self-Presentation among the Hasidim: A Study in Identity Maintenance
William Shaffir

2. HaBaD & Habban: "770's" Impact on a Yemenite Jewish Community in Israel
Laurence D. Loeb

3. The Language of the Heart: Music in Lubavitcher Life
Ellen Koskoff

4. Varieties of Fundamentalist Experience: Lubavitch Hasidic and Fundamentalist Christian Approaches to Contemporary Family Life
Lynn Davidman and Janet Stocks

5. Engendering Orthodoxy: Newly Orthodox Women and Hasidism
Debra R. Kaufman

6. Agents or Victims of Religious Ideology?: Approaches to locating Hasidic Women in Feminist Studies
Bonnie Morris

7. The Economic Revitalization of the Hasidic Community of Williamsburg
George Kranzler

8. Home In Exile: Hasidim in the New World
Janet S.Belcove Shalin

9. The Bobover Hasidim Piremshpiyl:From Folk Drama for Purim to a Ritual of Transcending the Holocaust
Shifra Epstein

10. The Charismatic Leader of the Hasidic Community:The Zaddiq, the Rebbe
Solomon Poll

Contributors

Index

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