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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 Varieties of Abandonment of Religious Symbols.
    Deshen, Shlomo A. (1972)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 11:1: 33-41. [Also in Shlomo Deshen and Moshe Shokeid (eds.), The Predicament of Homecoming: Cultural and Social Life of North African Immigrants in Israel (Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1974]

    1965-66 observation at a Tunisian Israeli site; no secularization but loss of meaningless ritual.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Secularization; Ritual; Jewish, Israel; Tunisian Israelis; Israel
  • 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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