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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
  • The revival of cults of saints in Israel: The contribution of the Moroccan community.
    Bilu, Yoram (1998)
    In Rivka Gonen (ed.) To the Tombs of the Righteous: Pilgrimage in Contemporary Israel. Jerusalem: Israel Museum and Yediot Aharonot, pp. 27-45.

    Associated Search Terms: Israel; Moroccan Israelis; Jewish, Israel; Saints; Pilgrimage
  • The Moroccan Jewish cult of saints in Israel revisited.
    Shokeid, Moshe (1998)
    Israeli Sociology 1:1: 39-53.

    Associated Search Terms: Moroccan Israelis; Jewish, Israel; Saints; Israel
  • Personal Motivation and Social Meaning in the Revival of Haliolatric Traditions among Moroccan Jews in Israel.
    Bilu, Yoram (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. 47-69.

    Based on 1981-84 observations in Israel; sees the veneration of saints occasioning the integration of Moroccan Jews into Israel.

    Associated Search Terms: Saints; Moroccan Israelis; Jewish, Israel; Integration (social)
  • Ethnicity, Religion, and Class in Israeli Society.
    Ben-Rafael, Eliezer, and Stephen Sharot (1991)
    New York: Cambridge University Press.

    Based on participant observation, open-ended interviews, & factor analysis of 1981-83 interview data from fathers of school age children in Beer Sheva.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Factor analysis; Religiosity; Romanian Israelis; Polish Israelis; Moroccan Israelis; Generations; Migrant; Secularization; Iraqi Israelis; Politics, Israel; Jewish, Israel; Ethnic; Israel, Beersheba
  • Dreams and the Wishes of the Saint.
    Bilu, Yoram (1987)
    In Harvey E. Goldberg (ed.), Judaism Viewed from Within and From Without. Anthropological Studies. Albany: State University of New York Press, pp. 285-313.

    Associated Search Terms: Saints; Moroccan Israelis; Jewish, Israel
  • Saints' Sanctuaries in Development Towns.
    Ben-Ari, Eyal, and Yoram Bilu (1987)
    Urban Anthropology and Studies of Cultural Systems and World Economic Development 16: 243-272. [Also in Shlomo A. Deshen, Charles S. Liebman, and Moshe Shokeid (eds.), Israeli Judaism (New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction, 1995), pp. 255-284.

    Based on observation of shrines in Moroccan Jewish tradition in peripheral "development" towns.

    Associated Search Terms: Saints; Urban; Israel; Jewish, Israel; Moroccan Israelis
  • Secularization and the Diminishing Decline of Religion.
    Ayalon, Hanna, Eliezer Ben-Rafael, and Stephen Sharot (1986)
    Review of Religious Research 27:3: 193-207. [Also in Shlomo A. Deshen, Charles S. Liebman, and Moshe Shokeid (eds.), Israeli Judaism. The Sociology of Religion in Israel (New Brunswick, N.J.: Transaction, 1995), pp. 239-253.

    Analyzes 1982-83 interview data from Beer Sheva; practice declined by generation, moreso for Moroccan & Iraqi Israelis, who began with higher levels.

    Associated Search Terms: Israel, Beersheba; Practice; Generations; Moroccan Israelis; Iraqi Israelis; Romanian Israelis; Polish Israelis; Jewish, Israel
  • Secularization and the Diminishing Decline of Religion.
    Sharot, Stephen, Hannah Ayalon, and Eliezer Ben-Rafael (1986)
    Review of Religious Research 27:3: 193-207.

    Studies 4 ethnic subgroups of Jews in Israel: Moroccan, Iraqi, Polish, & Romanian.

    Associated Search Terms: Romanian Israelis; Jewish, Israel; Israel; Secularization; Practice; Moroccan Israelis; Iraqi Israelis; Polish Israelis
  • From Personal Endowment to Bureaucratic Appointment: The Transition in Israel of the Communal Religious Leaders of Moroccan Jews.
    Shokeid, Moshe (1980)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 19:2: 105-113.

    Observations of Moroccan rabbis in Israel.

    Associated Search Terms: Moroccan Israelis; Israel; Jewish, Israel; Charisma; Clergy; Leadership
  • The Decline of Personal Endowment of Atlas Mountains Religious Leaders in Israel.
    Shokeid, Moshe (1979)
    Anthropological Quarterly 52: 186-197.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Jewish, Israel; Moroccan Israelis; Charisma; Authority
  • On Religious Change: The Situational Analysis of Symbolic Action.
    Deshen, Shlomo A. (1970)
    omparative Studies in Society and History 12:3: 260-274.

    The study of Tunisian & Moroccan migrants to Israel cast doubt on the utility of secularization & the church/sect typology; proposes speaking in terms of symbol systems, & presents an illustrative case.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Migrant; Moroccan Israelis; Tunisian Israelis; Jewish, Israel; Typology; Israel; Symbol; Secularization; Ritual
  • A Case of Breakdown of Moderniztion in an Iraeli Immigrant Community.
    Deshen, Shlomo A. (1965)
    Jewish Journal of Sociology 7: 63-91.

    Modernization was succeeding in a Tunisian immigrant community until a larger, less modernized Moroccan group was added.

    Associated Search Terms: Moroccan Israelis; Israel, Moshav Yatziv; Community study; Modernization; Migrant; Tunisian Israelis
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