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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Israeli Society in the 21st Century: Immigration, Inequality, and Religious Conflict.
    Goldscheider, Calvin (2015)
    Boston: Brandeis University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Israel; Jewish, Israel
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Self, identity and healing in the ritual of Jewish spiritual renewal in Israel.
    Werczberger, Rachel (2011)
    In Boaz Huss (ed.) Kabbalah and Contemporary Spiritual Revival. Beer-Sheva, Israel: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Press, pp. 75-100.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Israel; Ritual; Jewish, Kabbalist, Israel; Healing
  • A Portrait of Israeli Jews: Beliefs, Observance, and Values of Israeli Jews, 2009.
    Keissar-Sugarmen, Ayala (2011)
    Jerusalem: The Guttman Center for Surveys of the Israel Democracy Institute.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Jewish, Israel; Practice; Values; Israel
  • Seeking a "pure relationship?" Israeli religious Zionist singles looking for love and marriage.
    Engelberg, Ari (2011)
    Religion 41:3: 431-448.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Jewish, Zionist; Courtship; Jewish, Israel; Israel; Dating
  • 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
  • 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: Violence; Theocracy; Deviance/social control; Israel; State; Jewish, Hasidic, Israel; Conflict
  • Tours That Bind: Diaspora, Pilgrimage, and Israeli Birthright.
    Kelner, Shaul (2010)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Israel; Pilgrimage; Israel; Jewish
  • Theocratic Democracy: The Social Construction of Religious and Secular Extremism.
    Ben-Yehuda, Nachman (2010)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Israel; Israel; Violence; Theocracy; Jewish, Haredi
  • The Relationship between Spirituality and Religiousness among Jewish Nurses in Israel.
    Lazar, Aryeh (2010)
    Review of Religious Research 51:4: 428-439.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from Jewish Israeli hospital nurses; specific dimensions of spirituality correlated with specific dimensions of religiosity, the latter measured by identification with categorical groupings of observance.

    Associated Search Terms: Dimensions of religiosity; Religiosity; Nurse; Israel; Spiritualist; Jewish, Israel
  • Crossing the Threshold: State, Religion, and Opposition to Legally-imposed Religious Weddings.
    Tabory, Ephraim, and Sharon Shalev Levtzur (2009)
    Review of Religious Research 50:3: 261-276.

    The problem of non-Orthodox Jews in Israel having to marry outside Israel or have a rather intrusive Orthodox wedding. Based on interviews.

    Associated Search Terms: State; Israel; Jewish, Israel; Marriage
  • Yeshiva Fundamentalism: Piety, Gender, and Resistance in the Ultra-Orthodox World.
    Stadler, Nurit (2009)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Based mostly on interviews with yeshiva students who spoke of changes in the Haredi world to the interviewer-as-stranger. Interviews took the form of text study.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Gender role; Students, yeshiva; Israel; Jewish, Ultraorthodox, Israel; Fundamentalism; Generations; Methodology, interview
  • Jerusalem and São Paulo: The New Jewish Orthodoxy in Focus.
    Topel, Marta Francisca (2008)
    Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Orthodox, Brazil; Brazil, São Paulo; Israel, Jerusalem; Jewish, Teshuvah, Israel; Jewish, Orthodox, Israel
  • Beyond Sacred and Secular: Politics of Religion in Israel and Turkey.
    Tepe, Sultan (2008)
    Stanford, California: Stanford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Turkey; Islam, Turkey; Politics, Israel; Jewish, Israel
  • Judaism in Israel: Public religion, neo-traditionalism, messianism, and ethno-religious conflict.
    Sharot, Stephen (2007)
    In James A. Beckford and N. Jay Demerath (eds.) The Sage Handbook of the Sociology of Religion. London; Sage, pp.671-92.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Israel
  • Health behavior and religiosity among Israeli Jews.
    Shmueli, Amir, and Dov Tamir (2007)
    Israel Medical Association Journal 9:10: 703-707.

    Associated Search Terms: Israel; Health; Religiosity; Jewish, Israel
  • Remaking Israeli Judaism: The Challenge of Shas.
    Lehman, David, and Batia B. Siebzehner (2006)
    London: Hurst.

    Associated Search Terms: Israel; Jewish, Israel; SHAS; Jewish, Sephardim, Israel
  • Trisection of Forces: Gender, Religion and the State--the Case of State-Run Schools in Israel.
    Herzog, Hanna (2006)
    British Journal of Sociology 57:2: 241-262.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Israel; Women; Education; Israel; Politics, Israel
  • Gender, Religion, and Feminism: The case of Jewish Israeli Traditionalists.
    Yadgar, Yaacov (2006)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 45:3: 353-370.

    Based on open-ended interviews from Jewish traditionalists in Israel.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Israel; Women; Feminism; Israel; Jewish, Traditionalist
  • Terror, Corpse Symbolism and Taboo Violation: The 'Haredi Disaster Victim Identification Team in Israel' (ZAKA).
    Stadler, Nurit (2006)
    Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 12:4: 837-858.

    Associated Search Terms: Israel; Taboo; Jewish, Haredi; Disaster
  • Fear of Personal Death as a Predictor of Motivation for Religious Behavior.
    Lazar, Aryeh (2006)
    Review of Religious Research 48:2: 179-189.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from 123 Israeli students; controlling for background factors & religiosity, fear of death predicts scores on a measure of motivation for performing rituals.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Death anxiety; Practice; Jewish, Israel; Israel
  • Unity and Diversity: Jewish Identification in America and Israel 1990-2000.
    Rebhum, Uzi, and Shlomit Levy (2006)
    Sociology of Religion 67:4: 391-414.

    Based on 1990 & 2000-01 Survey data; comparison of identification indicators of U.S & Israeli Jews.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Israel; Practice; Belief; Identity; Minority; Israel; Jewish, U.S.A.; Comparative; United States
  • The Saints' Impresarios: Dreamers, Healers, and Holy Men in Israel's Urban Periphery.
    Bilu, Yoram (2005)
    Haifa: Haifa University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Israel; Jewish, Israel; Saints
  • Terror, Aid and Organization: The Haredi Disaster Victim Identification Teams (SAKA) in Israel.
    Stadler, Nurit, Eyal Ben Ari, and Einat Mesterman (2005)
    Anthropological Quarterly 78:3: 619-651.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Haredi; Disaster; Israel
  • From religion to nationalism: The transformation of the Jewish identity.
    Ben-Rafael, Eliezer (2005)
    In Eliezer Ben-Rafael and Yitzhak Sternberg (eds.) Comparing Modernities: Pluralism versus Homogeneity. Leiden: Brill, pp. 365-394.

    Associated Search Terms: Nationalism; Jewish, Israel; Change; Identity
  • Religion in the Israeli Public Square.
    Waxman, Chaim I. (2004)
    In Uzi Rebhun and Chaim Isaac Waxman (eds.) Jews in Israel: Contemporary Social and Cultural Patterns. Lebanon, New Hampshire: University Press of New England, pp. 221ff.

    Associated Search Terms: Israel; Jewish, Israel
  • The Sanctification of Space in Israel: Civil Religion and Folk Judaism.
    Bilu, Yoram (2004)
    In Uzi Rebhun and Chaim Isaac Waxman (eds.) Jews in Israel: Contemporary Social and Cultural Patterns. Lebanon, New Hampshire: University Press of New England, pp. 371ff.

    Associated Search Terms: Space; Jewish, Israel; Israel; Folk religion
  • La renaissance du Hassidisme de 1945 à nos jours.
    Gutwirth, Jacques (2004)
    Paris: Odile Jacob.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New York, Kiryas Joel; Israel, Bné Brak; Israel, Natanya; Jewish, Lubavitcher
  • La renaissance du Hassidisme de 1945 à nos jours.
    Gutwirth, Jacques (2004)
    Paris: Odille Jacob.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Hasidic, U.S.A.; United States; Charisma; Mysticism; Great Britain, London; Israel, Jerusalem; United States, New York, New York; Belgium, Antwerp; Jewish, Hasidic, Israel; Jewish, Hasidic, France; Jewish, Hasidic, Belgium
  • The Israel Reform and Conservative Movements and the Market for Liberal Judaism.
    Tabory, Ephraim (2003)
    In Uzi Rebhun and Chaim I. Waxman (eds.) Jews in Israel. Hanover, New Hampshire: University Press of New England/Brandeis University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Reform, Israel; Jewish, Conservative, Israel; Israel
  • Circumscribed Circumcision: The Motivations and Identities of Israel Parents who Do not Circumcize their Sons.
    Tabory, Ephraim, and Sharon Erez (2003)
    In Elizabeth Mark (ed.) My Covenant in Your Flesh. Hanover, New Hampshire: University Press of New England/Brandeis University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Circumcision; Identity; Israel; Jewish, Israel
  • 'A Nation that Dwells Alone': Judaism as an Integrating and Divisive Factor in Israeli Society.
    Tabory, Ephraim (2003)
    In L. Eisenerg, N. Caplan, N. Sokoloff, and M. Abu Nimer (eds.) Traditions and Transitions in Israel Studies, vol. 6. Albany: State University of New York Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Israel; Integration (national); Israel
  • The Internal Popular Discourse of Israeli Haredi Women.
    Caplan, Kimmy (2003)
    Archvies de sciences sociales des religions 123: 77-101.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Israel; Israel; Feminism; Jewish, Haredi
  • Commercialization of Religious Objects: A Comparison between Traditional and New Age Religions.
    Zaidman-Dvir, Nurit (2003)
    Social Compass 50:3: 345-360.

    Interview data show that new agers & Jews of North African descent differ in perspectives on the commercialization of religious goods.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Israel; Israel; Pilgrimage; New age
  • The Great Chain of Orientalism: Jewish Identity, Stigma Management, and Ethnic Exclusion in Israel.
    Khazzoom, Aziza (2003)
    American Sociological Review 68:4: 481-510.

    Stigmatized as "oriental," Jews migrated to Israel wanting to make it as western as possible. In the process they stigmatized Middle Eastern Jews & Palestinians.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Orientalism; Stratification; Jewish, Israel; Israel; Stigma
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