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  • Jerusalem and São Paulo: The New Jewish Orthodoxy in Focus.
    Topel, Marta Francisca (2008)
    Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil, São Paulo; Jewish, Teshuvah, Israel; Jewish, Orthodox, Israel; Israel, Jerusalem; Jewish, Orthodox, Brazil
  • 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
  • The Response of Israeli Society to new Religious Movements: ISKCON and Teshuvah.
    Zaidman-Dvir, Nurit, and Stephen Sharot (1992)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Relgiion 31:3: 279-295.

    Anti-cult activities in Israel had been led by ultra-orthodox authorities & aimed selectively at the Hare Krishna rather than against the Teshuvah movement of returnees to Orthodoxy.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Teshuvah, Israel; Israel; Hare Krishna, Israel; Anti-cult movement
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