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Revisioning ritual : Jewish traditions in transition / edited by Simon J. Bronner.

Publication:
Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 2011.
Series:
Littman library of Jewish civilization (Series)
Jewish cultural studies; v. 3.
The Littman library of Jewish civilization
Jewish cultural studies
Format/Description:
Book
x, 428 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Judaism -- Customs and practices.
Contents:
Introduction: Ritualizing Jewishness / Simon J. Bronner
The riddle of Se'udat Yitro: interpreting a celebration among Tunisia's Jews / Harvey E. Goldberg and Hagar Salamon
Ritual and history: the order of prayers for Israel Independence Day (Yom Ha'atsma'ut) / Seth Ward
The masquerade of ideas: the Purimshpil as theatre of conflict / Jean R. Freedman
Be worthy of your heritage: Jews and tradition at two New England boarding schools / Michael Hoberman
Engendering Halakhah: Rachel Adler's Berit Ahuvim and the quest to create a feminist Halakhic praxis / Gail Labovitz
Same-sex marriage ceremonies in a time of coalescence / Vanessa L. Ochs
The power of discourse: negotiating modernity and tradition in the Jewish wedding / Irit Koren
Tradition in intercultural transition: marriage rituals in Ethiopia and Israel / Rachel Sharaby
Kaddish for angels: revisioning funerary rituals and cemeteries in nineteenth-century Jewish Warsaw / Agnieszka Jagodzińska
Rituals of mourning among Central Asia's Bukharan Jews: remembering the past and addressing the present / Alanna E. Cooper
Shiva as creative ritual in an institutional home / Jillian Gould
Are you just what you eat? Ritual slaughter and the politics of national identity / Sander L. Gilman
The bureaucratization of ritual innovation: the festive cycle of the American Soviet Jewry movement / Shaul Kelner
New Israeli rituals: inventing a folk dance tradition / Nina S. Spiegel
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Bronner, Simon J.
ISBN:
9781904113478
1904113478
OCLC:
150357574
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