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  • 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: Moroccan Israelis; Ethnic; Generations; Israel; Jewish, Sephardim, Israel; Memory; Community; Libyan Israelis; Tunisian Israelis; Participant observation
  • 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: United States; Social services; SHAS; Salvation Army, U.S.A.; Muslim Brotherhood; Italy; Israel; Egypt; Comunione e Liberazione; Catholic, Italy; Islam, Egypt; Social movement; Jewish, Sephardim, 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
  • Assimilation Versus Idiosyncrasy: Strategic Constructions of Sephardic Identities in Hong Kong.
    Plüss, Caroline (2002)
    Jewish Culture and History 5:2: 48-69.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Sephardim; Jewish, China; Identity; Assimilation; China, Hong Kong
  • 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
  • Ethnic exclusionism in the periphery: The case of Oriental Jews in Israel's development towns.
    Peled, Yoav (1990)
    Ethnic and Racial studies 21:4: 703-727.

    Associated Search Terms: Boundary maintenance; Community; Israel; Jewish, Sephardim, Israel; Ethnic
  • The Other Jews. The Sephardim Today.
    Elazar, Daniel J. (1989)
    New York: Basic.

    Social history of the Sephardim, & account of their presence in the 20th century world, especially in Israel.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Politics, Israel; Israel; Jewish, Sephardim, Israel
  • The Religiosity of Middle Eastern Jews.
    Shokeid, Moshe (1984)
    Association of Jewish Studies Review 9:2: 247-271. [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. 213-237]

    The Sephardic religiosity is closer to family & community; it accepts partial observance ("tradition") as valid, avoiding the extremes of secularism & ultraorthodoxy.

    Associated Search Terms: Israel; Jewish, Sephardim, Israel; Ethnic
  • Predicament of Homecoming: Cultural and Social Life of North African Immigrants in Israel.
    Deshen, Shlomo A., and Moshe Shokeid (1974)
    Ithaca; Cornell University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Israel; Migrant; Jewish, Sephardim, Israel
  • Pratique religieuse et identité juive.
    Memmi, A., W. Ackermann, N. Zobermann, and S. Zobermann (1973)
    Revue française de sociologie 14:2: 242-270.

    Observes differences between Ashkenazy & Sephardic Jews in the role of observance vs. belief in expressing Jewish identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Jewish, Ashkenazim; Belief; Practice; Jewish, Sephardim
  • Ethnicity and Citizenship in the Ritual of an Israeli Synagogue.
    Deshen, Shlomo A. (1972)
    Southwestern Journal of Anthropology 28:1: 69-82.

    Based on participant observation in a Sephardic synagogue in an Israeli town.

    Associated Search Terms: Synagogue; Ritual; Ethnic; Israel; Jewish, Sephardim, Israel; Participant observation
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