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Title New world Hasidim : ethnographic studies of Hasidic Jews in America / edited by Janet S. Belcove-Shalin.
Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, 1995.

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Series SUNY series in anthropology and Judaic studies
SUNY series in anthropology and Judaic studies.
Subject Hasidism -- United States.
Hasidism -- United States -- Social conditions.
Jews -- United States -- Politics and government.
Habad -- United States.
United States -- Ethnic relations.
Alt Name Belcove-Shalin, Janet S., 1954-
Description 1 online resource (xv, 285 pages) : illustrations
polychrome. rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Boundaries and self-presentation among the Hasidim : a study in identity maintenance / William Shaffir -- HaBaD & Habban : "770's" impact on a Yemenite Jewish community in Israel / Laurence D. Loeb -- Language of the heart : music in Lubavitcher life / Ellen Koskoff -- Varieties of fundamentalist experience : Lubavitch Hasidic and fundamentalist Christian approaches to contemporary family life / Lynn Davidman and Janet Stocks -- Engendering orthodoxy : newly orthodox women and Hasidism / Debra R. Kaufman -- Agents or victims of religious ideology? : approaches to locating Hasidic women in feminist studies / Bonnie Morris -- Economic revitalization of the Hasidic community of Williamsburg / George Kranzler -- Home in exile : Hasidism in the New World / Janet S. Belcove-Shalin -- Bobover Hasidism Piremshpiyl : from folk drama for Purim to a ritual of transcending the Holocaust / Shifra Epstein / Charismatic leader of the Hasidic community : the Zaddiq, the Rebbe / Solomon Poll.
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Summary Annotation 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.
ISBN 0585043558 (electronic bk.)
9780585043555 (electronic bk.)
9780791422458
0791422453
9780791422465 (pbk.)
0791422461 (pbk.)
0791422453
0791422461
9780791496206
0791496201
9780791496206
ISBN/ISSN 9780791422458
OCLC # 42854792
Additional Format Print version: New world Hasidim. Albany : State University of New York Press, 1995 0791422453 (DLC) 94000300 (OCoLC)29792217
Table of Contents
 Acknowledgments 
 Foreword / Samuel C. Heilman 
 Introduction: New World Hasidim / Janet S. Belcove-Shalin1
Ch. 1Boundaries and Self-Presentation among the Hasidim: A Study in Identity Maintenance / William Shaffir31
Ch. 2HaBaD & Habban: "770's" Impact on a Yemenite Jewish Community in Israel / Laurence D. Loeb69
Ch. 3The Language of the Heart: Music in Lubavitcher Life / Ellen Koskoff87
Ch. 4Varieties of Fundamentalist Experience: Lubavitch Hasidic and Fundamentalist Christian Approaches to Contemporary Family Life / Lynn Davidman, Janet Stocks107
Ch. 5Engendering Orthodoxy: Newly Orthodox Women and Hasidism / Debra R. Kaufman135
Ch. 6Agents or Victims of Religious Ideology?: Approaches to Locating Hasidic Women in Feminist Studies / Bonnie Morris161
Ch. 7The Economic Revitalization of the Hasidic Community of Williamsburg / George Kranzler181
Ch. 8Home In Exile: Hasidim in the New World / Janet S. Belcove-Shalin205
Ch. 9The Bobover Hasidim Piremshpiyl: From Folk Drama for Purim to a Ritual of Transcending the Holocaust / Shifra Epstein237
Ch. 10The Charismatic Leader of the Hasidic Community: The Zaddiq, the Rebbe / Solomon Poll257
 Contributors277
 Index281


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