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The Resource Next year I will know more : literacy and identity among young Orthodox women in Israel, Tamar El-Or ; translated by Haim Watzman, (electronic resource)

Next year I will know more : literacy and identity among young Orthodox women in Israel, Tamar El-Or ; translated by Haim Watzman, (electronic resource)

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Next year I will know more : literacy and identity among young Orthodox women in Israel
Title
Next year I will know more
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literacy and identity among young Orthodox women in Israel
Statement of responsibility
Tamar El-Or ; translated by Haim Watzman
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  • eng
  • heb
  • eng
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El-Or, Tamar
Dewey number
305.48/892405694
LC call number
BM85.I8
LC item number
E5313 2002
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Watzman, Haim
Series statement
Raphael Patai series in Jewish folklore and anthropology
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  • Jewish religious education of women
  • Women religious Zionists
  • Women religious Zionists
  • Orthodox Judaism
  • Feminism
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In traditional Jewish societies of previous centuries, literacy education was mostly a male prerogative. Even more recently, women have not been taught the traditional male curriculum that includes the Talmud and midrashic books. But the situation is changing, partly because of the special emphasis that modern Judaism places on learning its philosophy and traditions and on broadening its circle of knowers. In Next Year I Will Know More, the distinguished Israeli anthropologist Tamar El-Or explores the spreading practice of intensive Judaic studies among women in the religious Zionist community. Feminist literacy, notes El-Or, will alter gender relations and the construction of gender identities of the members of the religious community. This in turn could effect changes in Jewish theology and law. In an engaging narrative that offers rare insights into a traditional society in the midst of a modern world, the author points to a community that will be more feministand even more religious
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Next year I will know more : literacy and identity among young Orthodox women in Israel, Tamar El-Or ; translated by Haim Watzman, (electronic resource)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 315-321) and index
Contents
Machine generated contents note: I: The Research Site and Methods 23 -- 1: The Demand for Midrashot 25 -- 2: Fieldwork as Homework 53 --II: Next Pesach-Biographies of Students and Their Analysis 87 -- 3: Biographies of Torah Learners 89 -- 4: Six Colors-Many Voices 131 --III: Dialogues on Torah Study and the Constitution of Identity 173 -- 5: Between Joy and Enslavement-Constructing the New Mother 175 -- 6: Between Yavne and Jerusalem-Nationality and Citizenship: An Aggadah Class 207 -- 7: Between Torah and Science-The Last Modernists: A Class in the -- Philosophy of Rabbi Avraham Yitzhak Hakohen Kook 233 --IV: Anthropology and Literacy-From Critique to Participation 263 -- Leah's Tallit 263 --Not Obligated but Able 280 -- Literacy on Anthropology and Vice-Versa-Condusion 290 --Epilogue: Is It a Real Revolution? Three Stations 293 -- Notes 301 -- List of References 315 -- Index 323
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OCM1bookssj0001054275
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unknown
Isbn
9780814327722
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2001004173
Specific material designation
remote
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(WaSeSS)bookssj0001054275
Label
Next year I will know more : literacy and identity among young Orthodox women in Israel, Tamar El-Or ; translated by Haim Watzman, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 315-321) and index
Contents
Machine generated contents note: I: The Research Site and Methods 23 -- 1: The Demand for Midrashot 25 -- 2: Fieldwork as Homework 53 --II: Next Pesach-Biographies of Students and Their Analysis 87 -- 3: Biographies of Torah Learners 89 -- 4: Six Colors-Many Voices 131 --III: Dialogues on Torah Study and the Constitution of Identity 173 -- 5: Between Joy and Enslavement-Constructing the New Mother 175 -- 6: Between Yavne and Jerusalem-Nationality and Citizenship: An Aggadah Class 207 -- 7: Between Torah and Science-The Last Modernists: A Class in the -- Philosophy of Rabbi Avraham Yitzhak Hakohen Kook 233 --IV: Anthropology and Literacy-From Critique to Participation 263 -- Leah's Tallit 263 --Not Obligated but Able 280 -- Literacy on Anthropology and Vice-Versa-Condusion 290 --Epilogue: Is It a Real Revolution? Three Stations 293 -- Notes 301 -- List of References 315 -- Index 323
Control code
OCM1bookssj0001054275
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780814327722
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2001004173
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0001054275

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