New World Hasidism: Ethnographic Studies of Hasidic Jews in America Janet S. Belcove-Shalin

ISBN: 9780791422465

Published: February 1st 1995

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285 pages


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New World Hasidism: Ethnographic Studies of Hasidic Jews in America  by  Janet S. Belcove-Shalin

New World Hasidism: Ethnographic Studies of Hasidic Jews in America by Janet S. Belcove-Shalin
February 1st 1995 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 285 pages | ISBN: 9780791422465 | 3.28 Mb

Hasidim has long been the subject of historical, philosophical, and literary accounts, but it is only in recent years that it has begun to attract the close attention of social scientists. This book highlights contemporary ethnographic perspectivesMoreHasidim has long been the subject of historical, philosophical, and literary accounts, but it is only in recent years that it has begun to attract the close attention of social scientists. This book highlights contemporary ethnographic perspectives that convey the richness and complexity of Hasidic life.

Political engagement, gender roles, ritual life, proselytizing activities, and community revitalization are just some of the topics covered in this study that casts light on one of the more enigmatic religious communities of contemporary America.



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