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  • Prayer and Community: The Havurah in American Judaism.
    Prell, Riv-Ellen (1989)
    Detroit: Wayne State University Press.

    Ethnography of a havurah (local community) based in a synagogue in Los Angeles.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Prayer; Jewish, U.S.A.; Community; United States, California, Los Angeles; Havurah
  • Sacred Categories and Social Relations: The Visibility and Invisibility of Gender in an American Jewish Community.
    Prell, Riv-Ellen (1987)
    In Harvey E. Goldberg (ed.) Judaism Viewed from Within and from Without. Anthropological Studies. Albany: State University of New York Press, pp. 171-193.

    An informal fellowship in southern California sought to preserve the essence of Jewish tradition while including women in rituals on an equal basis.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Ritual; Jewish, U.S.A.; Havurah
  • The Synagogue Havurah--an Experiment in Restoring Adult Fellowship to the Jewish Community.
    Elazar, Daniel J., and Rela Geffen Monson (1979)
    Jewish Journal of Sociology 21:1: 67-80.

    Analyzes 1975 survey data from rabbis of all branches of American Judaism; Havurot (small fellowship communities) existed in 20% of the congregations, especially in the West, in suburbs, & among Reform & conservative congregations.

    Associated Search Terms: Havurah; Clergy; Jewish, U.S.A.
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