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Well-Worn Tallis for a New Ceremony Trends in Israeli Haredi Culture

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ISBN-10: 193623582X

ISBN-13: 9781936235827

Edition: 2012

Authors: Nurit Stadler

List price: $109.00
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A Well-Worn Tallis for a New Ceremony is a study of contemporary ultra-Orthodox religiosity in Israel. This book analyzes the on-going reconstruction of Haredi culture in Israel, a process which has been spurred on by the challenges of modernity, the worldwide resurgence of religion, and the strong sway of Israeliness. Despite its founders’ and the present leadership’s long-standing efforts to establish and buttress an community enclave, various modern trends and state institutions, such as secularization, consumerism, feminism, and the military, are having a profound impact on the yeshiva world. In other words, modernity is making inroads into the Jewish state’s Haredi ‘ghetto’ and…    
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Book details

List price: $109.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Academic Studies Press
Publication date: 6/1/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 190
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Nurit Stadler is Assistant Professor in the department of sociology and anthropology at Hebrew University in Jerusalem. She is the coeditor of Authority and Power in the Haredi Community.