Judaism Viewed from Within and from Without: Anthropological Studies

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Harvey E. Goldberg
SUNY Press, 1 janv. 1987 - 352 pages
Judaism Viewed from Within and from Without presents three themes. The first applies anthropological analyses to classic textual material in Judaism, the second presents studies of different expressions of Jewish life in America, while the third portrays varieties of Judaism among different cultural groups in contemporary Israel.
 

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The Laws of Mixture An Anthropological Study in Halakhah
55
The Consumption of Sabbatical Year Produce in Biblical and Rabbinic Literature
75
Torah and Children Symbolic Aspects of the Reproduction of Jews and Judaism
107
Introduction to Part II
132
Life Not Death in Venice Its Second Life
143
Sacred Categories and Social Relations The Visibility and Invisibility of Gender in an American Jewish Community
171
Drama on a Table The Bobover Hasidim Piremshpiyl
195
Introduction to Part III
220
Life Tradition and Book Tradition in the Development of Ultraorthodox Judaism
235
The Symbolic Inscription of Zionist Ideology in the Space of Eretz Israel Why the Native Israeli is Called Tsabar
257
Dreams and the Wishes of the Saint
285
Text in Jewish Society and the Challenge of Comparison
315
Glossary
331
Contributors
343
Index
345
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Harvey E. Goldberg is Assistant Professor and Chairman in the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology at Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

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