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  • Strife in the Sanctuary. Religious Schism in a Jewish Community.
    Zuckerman, Phil (1999)
    Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira.

    Based on early 1990s observation & interviews in Willamette, Oregon, after a synagogue schism over women's roles.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; United States, Oregon, Willamette; Schism; Jewish, U.S.A.; Synagogue; Women; Gender role
  • Jewish Choices. American Jewish Denominationalism.
    Lazerwitz, Bernard, J. Alan Winter, Arnold Dashefsky, and Ephraim Tabory (1998)
    Albany: State University of New York Press.

    Analyzes 1971 & '90 National Jewish Population Survey data.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Denomination (organizational entity); Synagogue; Conversion
  • Gender Regulation as a Source of Religious Schism.
    Zuckerman, Phil (1997)
    sociology of Religion 58:4: 353-373.

    Based on early 1990s observation & interviews during a synagogue schism over women's roles.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Gender role; Jewish, U.S.A.; Synagogue; Participant observation; Schism
  • 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: Yeshiva; Synagogue; Women; Participant observation; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Jewish, Lubavitcher, U.S.A.
  • Beyond Yiddishkeit. The Struggle for Jewish Identity in a Reform Synagogue.
    Furman, Frida Kerner (1987)
    Albany: State University of New York Press.

    1978 ethnographic study in a western United States metropolis.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Reform, U.S.A.; Participant observation; Synagogue
  • Ritual as Social Mirror and Agent of Cultural Change: A Case Study in Synagogue Life.
    Furman, Frida Kerner (1981)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 20:3: 228-241.

    Studies a Reform synagogue where 2 rites reveal culture-wide tensions; one reflects the dominance of modern values, in conformity with the institution's commitment to modernity; the other is a counter-modern expression.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Reform, U.S.A.; Modernity; Ritual; Synagogue
  • Change in the Function of Social Institutions: The Case of the Synagogue.
    Brownstein, Henry H. (1977)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Temple University {DA 38;4 A, p. 2355]

    Analyzes interview data from officials, especially rabbis, of 39 synagogues in & near Philadelphia, & documentary research; findings emphasize the diversity of change trajectories.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Change; Synagogue; United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Synagogue Life. A Study in Symbolic Interaction.
    Heilman, Samuel C. (1973)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Based on participant observation in an Orthodox synagogue in a northeastern American city.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Participant observation; Synagogue
  • 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
  • The Sociology of the American Synagogue.
    Sklare, Marshall (1971)
    Social Compass 18:3: 375-384.

    The synagogue is necessary for Jewish identity in the United States in a way that it is not in Israel.

    Associated Search Terms: Synagogue; Identity; Jewish, U.S.A.
  • The Ethnic Synagogue: A Pattern of Religious Change in Israel.
    Deshen, Shlomo A. (1969)
    In S.N. Eisenstadt (ed.), The Integrtion of Immigrants from Different Cuntries of Origin in Israel. Jerusalem: Magnes press, pp. 66-73.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Change; Jewish, Israel; Synagogue; Israel
  • Synagogal Organization in Anglo-Jewry.
    Lipman. V.D. (1959)
    Jewish Journal of Sociology 1:1: 80-93.

    Describes democratization & reorganization, 1845-1890.

    Associated Search Terms: Synagogue; Great Britain; Jewish, Great Britain
  • American Judaism.
    Glazer, Nathan (1957)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Synagogue
  • A Descriptive Analysis of a Local Orthodox Jewish Synagogue.
    Richman, Milton (1943)
    Unpublished M.A. Thesis, New School for Social Research.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Synagogue; United States, New York, Brooklyn
  • The Jewish Synagogue in the United States.
    Engleman, Uriah Z. (1935)
    American Journal of Sociology 41: 44-51.

    Associated Search Terms: Synagogue; Jewish, U.S.A.
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