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  • The holy contract: The social contract of the Toldos Aharon Hasidic group.
    Guzmen-Carmeli, Shlomo, and Asaf Sharabi (2014)
    Social Compass 61:3: 290-309.

    Members of the Toldos Aharon Hasidic, an extreme Hasidic group, renew their membership annually by signing a contract, which is a modern rather than traditional practice. Bawsed on 2005-08 field work in Jerusalem.

    Associated Search Terms: Modernity; Israel, Jerusalem; Jewish, Hasidic, Israel
  • Heritage, Nationalism and the Shifting Symbolism of the Wailing Wall.
    Ricca, Simone (2010)
    Archives de Sciences Sociales des Religions 151:3: 169-188.

    Associated Search Terms: Israel, Jerusalem; Symbol; Nationalism
  • Jerusalem and São Paulo: The New Jewish Orthodoxy in Focus.
    Topel, Marta Francisca (2008)
    Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil, São Paulo; Jewish, Teshuvah, Israel; Jewish, Orthodox, Israel; Israel, Jerusalem; Jewish, Orthodox, Brazil
  • Il conflitto, lo spazio, il ramadan a Gerusalemme est.
    Riccardi, Federica (2005)
    Religioni e società 52: 49-56.

    Associated Search Terms: Conflict; Israel, Jerusalem; Feast; Urban
  • La renaissance du Hassidisme de 1945 à nos jours.
    Gutwirth, Jacques (2004)
    Paris: Odille Jacob.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, London; United States, New York, New York; United States; Israel, Jerusalem; Jewish, Hasidic, U.S.A.; Mysticism; Charisma; Belgium, Antwerp; Jewish, Hasidic, Israel; Jewish, Hasidic, France; Jewish, Hasidic, Belgium
  • Women as Ritual Experts.
    Sered, Susan Starr (1992)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Based on field work among elderly Jewish women from Yemen & Kurdistan in Jerusalem.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Ritual; Jewish, Sephardim, Israel; Gerontology; Israel, Jerusalem
  • Defenders of the Faith: Inside Ultra-Orthodox Jewry.
    Heilman, Samuel C. (1992)
    New York: Schocken Books.

    Ethnography amog Haredi groups in Tel Aviv &, mostly, Jerusalem.

    Associated Search Terms: Counterculture; Jewish, Haredi; Participant observation; Israel, Tel Aviv; Traditionalism; Israel, Jerusalem
  • The Jerusalem Funeral as a Microcosm of the 'Mismeeting' between Religious and Secular Israelis.
    Abramovitch, Henry (1991)
    In Zvi Sobel and Benjamin Beit-Hallahmi (eds.), Tradition, Innovation, Conflict: Jewishness and Judaism in Contemporary Israel. Albany: State University of New York Press, pp. 71-99.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Israel; Israel, Jerusalem; Death; Conflict
  • Conversion Experiences: Newcomers to and Defectors from Orthodox Judaism.
    Shaffir, William (1991)
    In Zvi Sobel and Benjamin Beit-Hallahmi (eds.) Tradition, Innovation, Conflict. Jewishness and Judaism in Contemporary Israel. Albany: State University of New York Press, pp. 173-202.

    Based on 1978-79 & '86-89 participant observation in Jerusalem.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Disaffiliation; Conversion; Israel, Jerusalem; Jewish, Orthodox, Israel
  • Christian Ideology and the Image of a Holy Land. The Place of Jerusalem Pilgrimage in the Various Christianities.
    Bowman, Glenn (1991)
    In John Eade and Michael J. Sallnow (eds.), Contesting the Sacred. The Anthropology of Christian Pilgrimage. London: Routledge, pp. 98-121.

    Reports 1983-88 observation of Jerusalem pilgrimages by Greek Orthodox Cypriots, English & Irish Catholics, & evangelical Christian Zionist from the U.S., U.K., South Africa, & Holland.

    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage; Christian Zionist; Catholic; Greek Orthodox; Israel, Jerusalem
  • The Religion of Elderly Oriental Jewish Women.
    Sered, Susan Starr (1988)
    Man 23: 506-521. [Also in Shlomo A. Deshen, Charles S. Liebman, and Moshe Shokeid (eds.) Israeli Judaism. The Sociology of Religion in Israel. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction, 1995, pp. 285-300]

    Based on observations in Jerusalem; elderly oriental Jewish women, excluded from formal religious roles, personalized their religion, forming a religious domesticity.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Jewish, Israel; Israel, Jerusalem; Gerontology
  • The Armenian Quarter of Jerusalem. Urban Life Behind Monastery Walls.
    Azarya, Victor (1984)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Based on 1975-78 field work in the Old City of Jerusalem, focusing on lay Armenian life there as well as the life of the clergy in St. James Monastery & Seminary.

    Associated Search Terms: Israel, Jerusalem; Armenian Apostolic Church, Israel; Monasticism; Armenian Israelis; Urban; Seminary
  • Return to Judaism. Religious Renewal in Jerusalem.
    Aviad, Janet (1983)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Study of the conversion of secular Jews to Orthodox Judaism in Jerusalem, especially youth in the 1970s.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Israel, Jerusalem; Conversion; Jewish, Israel
  • The Recruitment of Baalei Tshuvah in a Jerusalem Yeshiva.
    Shaffir, William (1983)
    Jewish Journal of Sociology 25:1: 33-46.

    Based on a 1979-80 field study; uses observation, interviews, & review of primary literature.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Israel; Participant observation; Conversion; Israel, Jerusalem
  • Varieties of Identity Transformation: The Case of the Newly Orthodox Jews.
    Glanz, David, and Michael I. Harrison (1978)
    Jewish Journal of Sociology 20:2: 129-141.

    Based on field & interview data from English-speaking Jews in Jerusalem who enrolled in programs for the newly Orthodox; shows identity changes that were insufficiently radical to be "conversions."

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Israel; Identity; Israel, Jerusalem; Conversion
  • Hebrew Christianity: The Thirteenth Tribe.
    Sobel, Zvi (1974)
    New York: Wiley.

    Based on participant observation of Hebrew Christians in Jerusalem & historical overview of the international movement.

    Associated Search Terms: Hebrew Christian; Participant observation; Israel, Jerusalem
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