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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
  • Religion and Deviance: Theocrats vs. Democrats.
    Ben-Yehuda, Nachman (2011)
    In Barbara Jones Denison (ed.) History, Time, Meaning, and Memory. Ideas for the Sociology of Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 179-203.

    Overview of conflict in Israel between theocrats & democrats, taking the form of deviant violence on the part of the former.

    Associated Search Terms: Israel; Violence; Theocracy; Jewish, Hasidic, Israel; Deviance/social control; Conflict; State
  • La renaissance du Hassidisme de 1945 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
  • HaBaD & Habban: '770's' Impact on a Yemenite Jewish Community in Israel.
    Loeb, Laurence D. (1995)
    In Janet S. Belcove-Shalin (ed.) New World Hasidim. Ethnographic Studies of Hasidic Jews in America. Albany: State University of New York press, pp. 69-85.

    HaBaD (Lubavitcher) educational efforts targeted Habbanite (Yemeni) immigrants to Israel, who unlike other target populations had a well-defined Jewish religiosity. The Habbani accepted the parallel Lubavitcher piety despite some frictions.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Hasidic, Israel; Migrant; Israel; Pilgrimage; Yemeni Israelis; Jewish, Lubavitcher, Israel
  • Educated and Ignorant: Ultraorthodox Jewish Women and Their World.
    El-Or, Tamar (1994)
    Boulder, Colorado: Lynne Rienner. [Pp. 89-133 published 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. 149-169]

    Ethnography of Haredim women in part of the Tel Aviv area.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Hasidic, Gur; Israel, Tel Aviv; Participant observation; Women
  • Becoming Observant and Falling from the Faith: Variations of Jewish Conversion Experiences.
    Shaffir, William (1994)
    Pp. 326-341 in Nancy J. Herman and Larry T. Reynolds (eds.) Symbolic Interaction. An Introduction to Social Psychology. Dix Hills, New York: General Hall.

    Based on participant observation in Jerusalem for "returnees" to Judaism and interviews with defectors from hasidic life.

    Associated Search Terms: Disaffiliation; Conversion; Ba'alot teshuvah; Israel; Jewish, Hasidic, Israel; Participant observation
  • A Small Place in Galilee: Religion and Social Conflict in an Israeli Village.
    Sobel, Zvi (1993)
    New York: Holmes & Meier.

    Community study of a village in which Hasidim live in some tension with other Israelis.

    Associated Search Terms: Community study; Jewish, Hasidic, Israel; Conflict; Israel, Yavneel
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