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  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • The Men's Section; Orthodox Jewish Men in an Egalitarian World.
    Sztokman, Elana Maryles (2011)
    Waltham, Massachusetts Brandeis University Press.

    Based on inteviews with Orthodox Jewish men in Israel, the United States, & Australia, as Jewish women gain some equality in the synagogue & are seated in less marginal situations.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender; Jewish, Orthodox
  • The Men's Section: Orthodox Jewish Men in an Egalitarian World.
    Davidman, Lynn (2011)
    Waltham, Massachusetts: Brandeis University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender traditionalism; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Ambivalence; Feminism
  • When Religion Meets New Media.
    Campbell, Heidi A. (2010)
    New York: Routledge.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian; Internet; Islam; Jewish, Orthodox
  • The Social Integration of Baalei Teshuvah.
    Sands, Roberta G. (2009)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 48:1: 86-102.

    Interviews with "returnees" to Orthodox Judaism show non-Orthodox Jews who become Orthodox find themselves different from both Orthodox and non-Orthodox Jews.

    Associated Search Terms: Integration (social); Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Returnee
  • Of yarmulkes and categories: Delegating boundaries and the phenomenology of interactional expectation.
    Tavory, Iddo (2009)
    Theory and Society 39:1: 49-68.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; United States, California, Los Angeles; Identity; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.
  • 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
  • "Not Us, But You Have Changed!" Discourses of Difference and Belonging among Haredi Women.
    Longman, Chia (2007)
    Social Compass 54:1: 77-95.

    Associated Search Terms: Ba'alot teshuvah; Feminism; Jewish, Orthodox, Belgium; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Women; Discourse
  • Sliding to the Right: The Contest for the Future of American Jewish Orthodoxy.
    Heilman, Samuel C. (2006)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Ethnography showing Ultra-Orthodox (Haredi) gaining ground on the Modern Orthodox Jews in the U.S.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Participant observation
  • O lugar da ortodoxia religiosa entre jovens judeus não-religiosos.
    Gruman, Marcelo (2005)
    Religião e sociedade 25:1: 131-146.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Orthodox, Brazil; Brazil; Youth
  • O logar da nova ortodoxia Judaica paulistana no cenário do campo religioso brasileiro: algumas observações.
    Topel, Marta Francisca (2003)
    Revista de Estudos da Religião 1: 110-117.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Orthodox, Brazil; Brazil, São Paulo
  • American Rabbis in the 2000 Elections.
    Djupe, Paul A., and Anand E Sokhey (2003)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 424: 563-576.

    Analyzes 2001 questionnaire data from U.S. rabbis.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Jewish, Reconstructionist, U.S.A.; Clergy; Jewish, Reform, U.S.A.; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Jewish, Conservative, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Jewish Identity Write Small: The Everyday Experience of Balot Teshuvah.
    Tallen, Louise E. (2002)
    In Howard Wettstein (ed.) Varieties of Jewish Identity. Berkeley: University of California Press, pp. 234-252.

    Associated Search Terms: Returnee; Identity; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.
  • Is Profane Work an Obstacle to Salvation? The Case of Ultra Orthodox (Haredi) Jews in Contemporary Israel.
    Stadler, Nurit (2002)
    Sociology of Religion 63:4: 455-474.

    The Ultra Orthodox subculture reduces the value accorded work, focusing instead on studious devotion.

    Associated Search Terms: Devotionalism; Economic; Israel; Work; Jewish, Orthodox, Israel
  • Better the Devil You Know…and Other Contemporary Identity Narratives: Comparing Orthodox to Reform Judaism.
    Kaufman, Debra Renee (2002)
    In D.E. Kaplan (ed.) Platforms and Prayer Books. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield, pp. 221-229.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Jewish, Reform, U.S.A.; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Comparative
  • God Gave Us the Right: Conservative Catholic, Evangelical, Protestant, and Orthodox Jewish Women Grapple with Feminism.
    Manning, Christel J. (1999)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    Comparative ethnographies & interviews carried out in Los Angeles.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative; Parish; Feminism; Cognitive dissonance; Participant observation; Catholic, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Women
  • Modern Orthodox Judaism: A Study in Ambivalence.
    Fishman, Aryei (1995)
    social Compass 42:1: 89-95.

    Overview of modern Orthodox, versus traditional Orthodox, Judaism.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Orthodox; Jewish, Modern Orthodox; Ambivalence
  • Gender and the Experience of Conversion: The Case of "Returnees" to Modern Orthodox Judaism.
    Davidman, Lynn, and Arthur L. Greil (1993)
    Sociology of Religion 54:1: 83-100. [Also in William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.), Gender and Religion (New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction, 1994), pp. 95-112.]

    Based on 1984 participant observation & interviews with returnees in New York. Men were often active seekers, concerned with ethics & the workplace, & believed in a personal God; women entered through networks & found gender role rules more salient.

    Associated Search Terms: Sex; Conversion; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.
  • Judaism and Modernization on the Religious Kibbutz.
    Fishman, Aryei (1992)
    Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    Examines the rationalizing process legitimated by Torah charisma in the Religious Kibbutz Federation.

    Associated Search Terms: Kibbutz; Israel; Legitimation; Rationalization; Charisma; Jewish, Orthodox, Israel
  • Despair and Deliverance: Private Salvation in Contemporary Israel.
    Beit-Hallahmi, Benjamin (1992)
    Albany: State University of New York Press.

    Interprets observation & interview data on new religions, resurgent Orthodoxy, the occult, & psychotherapy in Israel in terms of collective insecurity.

    Associated Search Terms: Deprivation; Precarity; Occult; New religions; Jewish, Orthodox, Israel; Israel
  • Orthodoxie religieuse, hétérodoxie sociale dans le judaïsme.
    Azria, Régine (1991)
    In Jean Barbérot (ed.), Pluralisme et minorités religieuses. Louvain and Paris: Peters, pp. 109-114.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Orthodox
  • Back to the Fold: The Return to Judaism.
    Beit-Hallahmi, Benjamin (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. 153-172.

    Focuses on Israeli-born "returnees" to Orthodoxy.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Israel; Jewish, Orthodox, Israel
  • Religious Renewal in Orthodox Judaism in Israel--An Interpretation.
    Warburg, Margit (1991)
    Social Compass 38:1: 63-71.

    Traces the growth of Orthodoxy in Israel that led to religious parties winning seats in the Knesset in 1988.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Israel; Jewish, Orthodox, Israel; Israel
  • Rachel's Daughters. Newly Orthodox Jewish Women.
    Kaufman, Debra Renee (1991)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction.

    Interprets interview data from formerly secularized American women who became observant in Orthodox Judaism, rejecting liberal feminism for familist values.

    Associated Search Terms: Familism; Women; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.
  • 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; Israel, Jerusalem; Jewish, Orthodox, Israel; Conversion; Disaffiliation
  • Tradition in a Rootless World: Women Turn to Orthodox Judaism.
    Davidman, Lynn (1991)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Participant observation study of women becoming religiously active in a modern Orthodox synagogue & a Lubavitch Hasidic residential yeshiva.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Jewish, Lubavitcher, U.S.A.; Yeshiva; Synagogue; Women; Participant observation
  • Accommodation and Resistance to Modernity: A Comparison of Two Contemporary Orthodox Jewish Groups.
    Davidman, Lynn (1990)
    Sociological Analysis 51:1: 35-51.

    Based on field work from formerly unobservant Jews who turned to an American Lubavitch community or to a modern Orthodox one; the first resisted & the second accommodated pluralism, rationalism, & feminism.

    Associated Search Terms: Pluralism; Jewish, Lubavitcher, U.S.A.; Participant observation; Rationality; Accommodation; Women; Feminism; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.
  • Women's Search for Family and Roots: A Jewish Religious Solution to a Modern Dilemma.
    Davidman, Lynn (1990)
    In Thomas Robbins and Dick Anthony (eds.), In Gods We Trust. New Patterns of Religious Pluralism in America, 2nd Ed., Revised & Expanded. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction, pp. 385-407.

    Compares 1984 participant observation data from a Lubavitcher & an Orthodox outreach programs, both in New York City.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New York, New York; Women; Participant observation; Jewish, Lubavitcher, U.S.A.; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.
  • Patriarchal Women: A Case Study of Newly Orthodox Jewish Women.
    Kaufman, Debra Renee (1989)
    Symbolic Interction 12:2: 299-314.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.
  • Returning to Tradition. The Contemporary Revival of Orthodox Judaism.
    Danzger, M. Herbert (1989)
    New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press.

    Based on 1975-82 interviews with & observations of students, teachers, & administrators of schools for people "returning" to Judaism in the U.S. & Israel. Includes 1981 telephone survey data from New York City area Jews.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Jewish, Orthodox, Israel; Conversion; Israel; United States
  • Cosmopolitans & Parochials. Modern Orthodox Jews in America.
    Heilman, Samuel C., and Steven M. Cohen (1989)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Analyzes 1979-80 questionnaire data from member & mailing lists of largely Orthodox Jews in the U.S.A..: ritual practices, faith, religiosity, insularity, & social attitudes cross-tabulated with nominal, centrist, & traditionalist categories.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity; Communality; Ritual; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.
  • Religious Group Variation in the Socioeconomic Status and Family Behavior of Women.
    Heaton, Tim B., and Marie Cornwall (1989)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 28:3: 283-299.

    Analyzes 1971-81 Canadian census data.

    Associated Search Terms: Orthodox, eastern, Canada; Jewish, Canada; Mormon, Canada; Reorganized Latter-day Saints, Canada; Anglican Church of Canada; Catholic, Canada; Canada; Women; Polish National Catholic, Canada; Ukrainian Catholic, Canada; Stratification; Family
  • Religion and Communal Life in an Evolutionary-Functional Perspective: The Orthodox Kibbutzim.
    Fishman, Aryei (1987)
    Comparative Studies in Society and History 29: 763-796.

    Examines the Religious Kibbutz Federation in Israel; shows religion playing a dysfunctional role in a communal system.

    Associated Search Terms: Commune; Functionalism; Israel; Kibbutz; Jewish, Orthodox, Israel
  • Orthodox Jews: An Open or Closed Group?
    Heilman, Samuel C. (1987)
    In Robert N. Bellah and Fredrick Greenspan (eds.), Uncivil Religion: Interreligious Hostility in America. New York: Crossroad, pp. 115-131.

    Associated Search Terms: Pluralism; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.
  • Toward a Redefinition of 'Sect' and 'Cult': Orthodox Judaism in the United States and Israel.
    Danzger, M. Herbert (1987)
    Comparative Social Research 10: 113-123.

    Based on observations at schools for newly religious Orthodox Jews in the U.S.A. & Israel; suggests using parents' attempts to deprogram (exorcism) newly religious children as indicators of "cults."

    Associated Search Terms: Cult; Sect; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Typology; Jewish, Orthodox, Israel; Israel; United States
  • Ritual Variation among Modern Orthodox Jews in the United States.
    Heilman, Samuel C., and Steven M. Cohen (1986)
    In Peter Y. Medding (ed.), Studies in Contemporary Jewry 2. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, pp. 164-187.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Ritual
  • Religious and Secular Factors of Role Strain in Orthodox Jewish Mothers.
    Bunim, Sarah Silver (1986)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertatio, Wurzweiler School of Social Work, yeshiva University. [DA 47:11 A, p. 4189]

    Analyzes interview data from 75 Orthodox Jewish mothers; shows role strain increasing as levels of commitment to halakhah increase.

    Associated Search Terms: Commitment; Role conflict; Women; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.
  • Sociodemographic Characteristics of Religious Groups in Canada.
    Heaton, Tim B. (1986)
    Sociological Analysis 47;1: 54-65.

    Analyzes 1981 Canadian census data; allows for a focus on smaller, often overlooked denominations.

    Associated Search Terms: Orthodox, eastern, Canada; Jewish, Canada; Denomination (organizational entity); Salvation Army, Canada; Reformed, Canada; Presbyterian, Canada; United Church of Canada
  • Women who Return to Orthodox Judaism: A Feminist Analysis.
    Kaufman, Debra Renee (1985)
    Journal of Marriage and the Family 47:3: 543-555.

    Based on interviews with American women who returned to Orthodox observance; their focusing on femininity, mothering & domesticity was not tantamount to a reaffirmation of patriarchal values.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.
  • Feminism Reconstructed: Feminist Theories and Women who Return to Orthodox Judaism.
    Kaufman, Debra Renee (1985)
    Midwest Sociologists for Women in Society 5: 45-55.

    Associated Search Terms: Feminist theory; Women; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.
  • Religion and the Chaos of Modernity. The Case of Contemporary Judaism.
    Liebman, Charles S. (1983)
    In Jacob Neusner (ed.) Take Judaism, for Example: Studies Toward the Comparison of Religion. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, pp. 147-168.

    Describes alternative cultural responses to modernity among Orthodox Jews.

    Associated Search Terms: Modernity; Jewish, Orthodox
  • Modern Jewish Orthodoxy in America: Toward the year 2000.
    Mayer, Egon, and Chaim I. Waxman (1983)
    In Reuven P. Bulka (ed.) Dimensions of Orthodox Judaism. New York: Ktav Publishing, pp. 391-402.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.
  • Prayer in the Orthodox Synagogue: An Analysis of Ritual Display.
    Heilman, Samuel C. (1982)
    Contemporary Jewry 6:1: 2-17.

    Associated Search Terms: Ritual; Jewish, Orthodox; Participant observation
  • The Sabbath as Dialectic: The Meaning and Role.
    Waxman, Chaim I. (1982)
    Judaism 31:1: 37-44.

    Sabbath observance strengthens family & community life, & vice-versa.

    Associated Search Terms: Sabbath; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.
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