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  • Religious practices and beliefs among religious stayers and religious switchers in Israeli Judaism.
    Beider, Nadia (2017)
    Sociology of Religion 78:1: 81-99.

    Analyzes 2009 survey data from Israeli Jews. Religious switchers' religious practice & attitudes do not manifest predicted higher converts' commitment but conform to the levels of the groups that converts arrived at. The groups are "secular" & "religious."

    Associated Search Terms: Israel; Convert; Jewish, Israel; Conversion
  • The G-d int he machine: Studying the representation and performance of Judaism in video games using multimodal corpus-assisted critical dicourse analysis.
    Carrillo Masso, Isamar (2016)
    In Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor and Suha Shakkour (eds.) Digital Methodologies in the Sociology of Religion. London: Bloomsbury, pp. 173-189.

    Describes studying a Jewish-themed video game.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish; Virtual religion
  • Rejecting the conflict narrative: American Jewish and Muslim views on science and religion.
    Vaidyanathan, Brandon, David R. Johnson, Pamela J Prickett, and Elaine Howard Ecklund (2016)
    Social Compass 63:4: 478-496.

    Based on interviews in Orthodox Jewish, Reform Jewish, and Sunni Muslim congregations. Congregation members distance themselves from a narrative of conflict between science and religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Science; Islam, U.S.A.; Jewish, Reform, U.S.A.; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.
  • Religious Zionist singles: Caught between "family values" and "young adulthood."
    Engelberg, Ari (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:2: 349-364.

    Based largely on interviews with single Israeli Zionist (not ultra-orthodox) young adults, who experience cross pressures from family expectations of early marriage & youth culture social networks. They cope through compartmentalization, viewing young adulthood as separate from the rest of the life course.

    Associated Search Terms: Compartmentalization; Jewish, Israel; Israel; Jewish, Zionist; Young adults; Life course; Family
  • Israel's Religiously Divided Society.
    Pew Research Center (2016)
    Washington: Pew Research Center

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Israel; Christian, Israel; Druze; Islam, Israel; Israel; Jewish, Haredi; Jewish, Israel; Palestinian Israelis; Practice; Statistics; Zionism; Marriage
  • Summoned: Identification and Religious Lfie in a Jewish Neighborhood.
    Tavory, Iddo (2016)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; United States, California, Los Angeles; Participant observation
  • Gender differences in American Jewish identity: Testing the power control theory explanation.
    Hartman, Harriet (2016)
    Review of Religious Research 58:3: 407-431.

    Analyzes 2011 New York Jewish Community Survey data. Denominations where family power is typically asymmetrical do not have greater differences by gender in levels of Jewish identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Jewish, U.S.A.; Gender traditionalism; United States, New York; Gender; Denomination (organizational entity); Family
  • Israeli Society in the 21st Century: Immigration, Inequality, and Religious Conflict.
    Goldscheider, Calvin (2015)
    Boston: Brandeis University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Israel; Jewish, Israel
  • Outreach and exclusion: Jewish denominational marketing in the early 20th century.
    Ellis, Rachel (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:1: 38-56.

    Reviews reports & publications of American Reform & Conservative Jewish denominations 1910-1955; Reform did not market itself to immigrants, Conservative did. Reform did not want to endanger its American identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Historical; Marketing; Identity; Jewish, Reform, U.S.A.; Jewish, Conservative, U.S.A.; Migration
  • The Choosing People: Interpreting the Puzzling Politics of American Jewry.
    Wald, Kenneth D. (2015)
    Politics and Religion 8 (1): 4–35.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Karaite stories: Narrating subjectivity in a marginal moshav.
    Cicurel, Inbal Ester (2015)
    Contemporary Jewry 35:3: 263-284.

    Based on interviews with Karaites from a smallholder cooperative village in Israel. Examines contemporary stories about hostility toward a Jewish denomination that separated from Rabbani Judaism in late antiquity.

    Associated Search Terms: Prejudice, religious; Rural; Minority; Jewish, Karaite, Israel; Israel; Identity; Discrimination; Story telling
  • In the realms of ethnicity, religion and emigration: New communities of memory in Israel.
    Feldman, Anat (2015)
    Review of Religious Research 57:2: 171-189.

    The initiators of ethnic communities of memory in Israel are 2nd generation immigrants from Islamic nations who can identify themselves as more religious than their parents. Based on participant observation in 3 towns--one of Libyan ethnicity, one Moroccan, & one Tunisian.

    Associated Search Terms: Israel; Tunisian Israelis; Moroccan Israelis; Libyan Israelis; Participant observation; Jewish, Sephardim, Israel; Generations; Ethnic; Community; Memory
  • Denominational variations across American Jewish communities.
    Sheskin, Ira M., and Harriet Hartman (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:2: 205-221.

    Analyzes the Decade 2000 Data Set (interview data). The presence of a community of the respondent's denomination affected the respondent's individual religious behavior.

    Associated Search Terms: Urban; Community; Jewish, U.S.A.; Ecology; Denomination (organizational entity); Contextual effects
  • Seeking empowerment and spiritualiy in the secular age: Secular and traditionalsit Israelis consulting rabbis.
    Keshet, Yael, and Ido Liberman (2014)
    Sociology 48:1: 92-110.

    The phenomenon of secular & less religious Jews who consult orthodox rabbis on personal matters indicates the current relevance of religion and spirituality as resources for empowerment when dealing with various kinds of existential and personal difficulty.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy role; Israel; Jewish, Israel
  • 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
  • Lybian Jews in Rome.
    Natale, Luisa, and Pia Toscano (2014)
    Studi Emigrazione 194: 296-313.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy, Rome; Jewish, Italy; Libyan Italians; Migrant
  • Becoming Un-Orthodox. Stories of Ex-Hasidic Jews.
    Davidman, Lynn (2014)
    New York: Oxford University Press

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Hasidic, U.S.A.; Disaffiliation; Practice
  • Judaism in Transition: How Economic Choices Shape Religious Tradition.
    Chiswick, Carmel U. (2014)
    Palo Alto, California: Stanford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Economic; Change
  • From Haskalah to reinterpretation of tradition: A crisis in American Reform Judaism in the 21st century.
    Topi?, Martina (2014)
    In Gladys Ganiel, Heidemarie Winkel, and Christophe Monnot (eds.) Religion in Times of Crisis. Leiden: Brill, pp. 172-190.

    Based on Reform Jewish statements of principle; shows a gradual acceptance of Zionism.

    Associated Search Terms: Zionism; Jewish, Reform, U.S.A.
  • From Yoga to Kabbalah. Religious Exoticism and the Logics of Bricolage.
    Altglas, Véronique (2014)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Bricolage operates through a quest for the exotic, which is defined fro some non-foreign base & is thus a form of estrangement. Based on 1999-2005 field work at Siddha Yoga & Sivananda centers in London & Paris, & with neo-Hindu groups in Britain; & 2007-2010 field work at Kabbalah Centers in Paris, London, Rio de Janeiro, & Tel Aviv.

    Associated Search Terms: Kabbalah; Jewish, Kabbalist, Israel; Bricolage; Jewish, Kabbalist, Great Britain; Jewish, Kabbalist, France; Hare Krishna, Great Britain; Hindu, Sivananda; Hindu, Siddha Yoga; Dialectic; Deterritorialization
  • Perpetuating stereotypes: A study of gender family and religious life in Jewish children's books.
    Sigalow, Emily, and Nicole S. Fox (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:2: 416-431.

    Looks for stereotypical gendered representations in award-winning American Jewish children's books.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Literature; Gender; Content analysis; Children
  • The roles of religion in national legitimation: Judaism and Zionism's elusive quest for legitimacy.
    Abulof, Uriel (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:3: 515-533.

    Notes an increased use of religion over time to legitimate Zionism.

    Associated Search Terms: Zionism; Nationalism; Legitimation; Jewish, Israel; Israel; Civil religion
  • Jewish on Their Own Terms.
    Thompson, Jennifer A. (2014)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    Based on 2003-05 interviews with intermarrieds, 2006-08 participant observation in intermarrieds' support groups, & 2005-08 interviews with rabbis, largely in Atlanta. By projecting anxiety over ethnic assimilation onto intermarried Jews, other American Jews can express them without facing the same challenge themselves.

    Associated Search Terms: Individualism; Jewish, U.S.A.; Marriage; Participant observation; United States, Georgia, Atlanta
  • Israeli religious Zionist singles in late modern society.
    Engelberg, Ari (2013)
    Israeli Studies Review 28;2: 1-17.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Israel; Israel; Jewish, Zionist
  • Prophecy: Social scientific perspectives and the Lubavitch.
    Dein, Simon (2013)
    In S. Harvey and S. Newcombe (eds.) Prophecy in the New Millennium: When Prophecies Persist. Surrey, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 25-42.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Lubavitcher; Prophecy
  • "Find your inner God and breathe": Buddhism, pop culture, and contemporary metamorphoses in American Judaism.
    Niculescu, Mira (2013)
    In François Gauthier and T. Martikainen (eds.) Religion in Consumer Culture. Surrey: Ashgate, pp. 91-108.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist; Popular culture; Jewish; Syncretism
  • American Jewish secularism: Jewish life beyond the synagogue.
    Kosmin, Barry A., and Ariela Keysar (2013)
    In Arnold Dashefsky and I. Sheskin (eds.) American Jewish Yearbook 2012. New York: Springer.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Secularism
  • Ethnic Religious Politics in Israel: The Case of the Shas Party.
    Feldman, Anat (2013)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and William H. Swatos, Jr. (eds.) Testing Pluralism. Globalizing Belief, Localizing Gods. Leiden: Brill, pp. 193-210.

    Focuses on the Shas Movement in Israel.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Israel; Jewish, Israel; Politics, Israel; SHAS
  • Religious population share and religious identity salience: Is Jewish identity more important to Jews in less Jewish areas?
    Alper, Becka A., and Daniel V.A. Olson (2013)
    Sociology of Religion 74:1: 82-106.

    Analyzes 2001 National Jewish Population Survey (US.A.) data; Jewish identity is stronger in highly Jewish areas but weaker in such area when statistical controls are introduced. People of Jewish origin who no longer idntify as Jews tend to live in less jewish areas.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Jewish, U.S.A.; Community; Assimilation; Salience
  • The (Dis)similarity of a minority religion to its broader religious context: The case of American Jews.
    Hartman, Harriet (2013)
    Review of Religious Reseach 55:3:459-490.

    Analyzes data supplied from 2000-01 Jewish American survey data. Individual factors were more important than contextual factors in predicting strong Jewish identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Contextual effects; Identity; Levels of inclusiveness
  • The private life of public ritual: Interaction, sociality and codification in a Jewish Orthodox congregation.
    Tavory, Iddo (2013)
    Qualitative Sociology 36:2: 125-139.

    Associated Search Terms: Prayer; Ritual; Participant observation; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; United States, California, Los Angeles
  • Mornings at the Stanton Street Shul.
    Boyarin, Jonathan (2013)
    New York: Fordham University Press.

    2008 participant observation study of a small Orthodox Jewish congregation on the Lower East Side of New York, in a gentrifying area; more transient younger members arrive in a congregation once consisting of immigrants.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New York, New York; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Participant observation; Succession (urban ecology); Urban
  • L'anarchisme entre nationalisme et cosmopolitisme: l'expérience des Juifs israéliens du groupe Anarchists Against the Wall.
    Dupuis-Déri, Francis (2012)
    Sociologie et Sociétés 44:1: 241-260.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Israel; Israel
  • Fundamentalist or romantic nationalist? Israeli modern Orthodoxy.
    Fischer, Shlomo (2012)
    In Harvey E. Goldberg, Steven M. Cohen, and Ezra Kopelowitz (eds.) Dynamic Belonging: Contemporary Jewish Collective Identities. New York: Berghahn books, pp. 91-111.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Orthodox, Israel; Identity; Israel
  • Identidades y vivencias judías en la Cataluña contemporánea: una realidad diverse y cabiante.
    Martínez-Ariño, Julia (2012)
    Quaderns-e de l’Institut Català d’Antropologia 17:2: 73-85.

    Associated Search Terms: Spain, Catalonia; Jewish, Spain; Identity
  • Religious beliefs, diet, and physical activity among Jewish adolescents.
    Benjamins, Maureen R. (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:3: 588-597.

    Analyzes 2010 questionnaire data from 5th-8th grade children in an Orthodox Jewish school system; those who said religious beliefs influenced their decisions about being physically active a lot were more active. No such effects were shown for eating behavior.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish; Students, primary; Health; Obesity
  • Posiciones periféricas en la revitalización del Judaísmo Ortodoxo en Buenos Aires.
    Setton, Damián (2012)
    Religião e Sociedade 32:2: 101-123.

    Associated Search Terms: Argentina, Buenos Aires; Jewish, Orthodox, Argentina; Marginality
  • The Qrama: Italian Jewish community of Tunisia. An example of transnationalism dimension.
    El-Houssi, Leila (2012)
    Studi Emigrazione 185:361-369.

    Associated Search Terms: Italian Tunisians; Jewish, Tunisia; Migrant; Transnational
  • Religion as the Source of the Self: Max Weber's Hypothesis.
    Farris, Sara R. (2012)
    Social Compass 59:1: 34-51.

    Traces the theme of individual & person in Weber's sociology of religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Individualism; Hindu; Jewish; Weber, Max; Confucian
  • Religion and sexual behaviors: Understanding the influence of Islamic cultures and religious affiliation for explaining sex outside marriage.
    Adamczyk, Amy, and Brittany E. Hayes (2012)
    American Sociologial Review 77:5: 723-746.

    Associated Search Terms: Hindu; Sexual deviance; Sexual activity; Islam; Christian; Jewish
  • L’Acomodació de la pràctica funerària a Barcelona: diferències entre comunitats islàmiques I jueves.
    Garc?a-Romeral, Gloria, and Julia Martínez-Ariño (2012)
    Revista Catalana de Sociologia 28: 89-100.

    Associated Search Terms: Accommodation; Funeral; Islam, Spain; Jewish, Spain; Spain, Barcelona
  • Mysticism, charisma and religious leadership.
    Feldman, Anat (2012)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Enzo Pace (eds.) Mapping Religion and Spirituality in a Postsecular World. Religion and the Social Order 22. Leiden: Brill, pp. 85-97.

    Based on participant observation in the community of the charismatic mystical Jewish leader Yaakov Ifargan.

    Associated Search Terms: Charisma; Participant observation; Leadership; Case study; Israel; Jewish, Israel
  • Contemporary Anglo-Jewish communty leadership: Coping with multiculturalism.
    Gidley, Ben, and Keith Kahn-Harris (2012)
    British Journal of Sociology 63:1: 168-187.

    Associated Search Terms: Case study; Great Britain; Jewish, Great Britain; Pluralism; Precarity
  • Body and sexuality constructs among youth of the Ultra-Orthodox Jewish community.
    Zaleberg, Sara, and Sima Zaleberg (2012)
    In Peter Nynäs and Andrew Kam-Tuck Yip (eds.) Religion, Gender and Sexuality in Everyday Life. Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate, pp. 125-140.

    Based on interviews with men from a number of Ultra-Orthodox groups in Israel & women from a particularly stringent group.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Ultraorthodox, Israel; Israel; Body; Sexuality; Social construction of reality
  • The relationship of Jewish community contexts and Jewish identity: A 22-community study.
    Hartman, Harriet, and Ira Sheskin (2012)
    Conemporary Jewry 32:3: 237-283.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Contextual effects; Jewish, U.S.A.; Community
  • Experiential careers: The routinization and de-routinization of religious life.
    Tavory, Iddo, and Daniel Wincheser (2012)
    Theory and Society 41:4: 351-373.

    Field studies with an Orthodox Jewish community & with a community of Muslim converts, both in the U.S., show experiential intensity at the time of conversion tapering off after a time. (The authors discovered what spiritual writers have in the past termed "first fervor.")

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Experience; Participant observation; Phenomenology; Islam, U.S.A.; Career; Conversion
  • Religion, religious tradition, and nationalism: Jewish revival in Poland and "religious heritage" in Quebec.
    Zubrzycki, Geneviève (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:3: 442-455.

    Riesebrodt distinguised religion & religious tradition, the latter capable of being secularized. The left in Polish politics seeks a revival of Polish Judaism to promote pluralism while the right seeks to strengthen Catholic Polish identity. In Quebec there is an accommodation of non-Catholic sensibilities by the left, which yet retains some Catholic symbols in public places as indicators of tradition & Quebec identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Riesebrodt, Martin; Catholic, Canada; Canada, Quebec; Politics, Poland; Accommodation; Politics, Canada; Catholic, Poland; Jewish, Poland; Nationalism; Pluralism; Poland
  • Claiming Society for God: Religious Movements and Social Welfare in Egypt, Israel, Italy, and the United States.
    Davis, Nancy J., and Robert V. Robinson (2012)
    Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

    Focuses on the caring service side of religiously orthodox movements. The 4 movements under study bypass the state in their humanistic works. 2 would and 2 would not take over the state.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Muslim Brotherhood; Salvation Army, U.S.A.; SHAS; Social services; Italy; United States; Egypt; Catholic, Italy; Jewish, Sephardim, Israel; Comunione e Liberazione; Israel; Islam, Egypt
  • Judaism and health: Reflections on an emerging scholarly field.
    Levin, Jeffrey S., and Michelle F. Prince (2011)
    Journal of Religion and Health 50:4: 765-777.

    Associated Search Terms: Health; Jewish
  • Egalitarian fundamentalism: Preventing defection in the Israeli Haredi community.
    Hakak, Yohai (2011)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 26:2: 291-310.

    Observes that to prevent defection or to encourage returning, the Haredi community in Israel contrasts its intra-communal equality with the stratified outside world.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Haredi; Equality; Jewish, Israel; Disaffiliation
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Citation data are provided by Anthony J. Blasi (Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Notre Dame; University of Texas at San Antonio).

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