Next Year I Will Know More: Literacy and Identity Among Young Orthodox Women in Israel

Author:   Tamar El-Or ,  Haim Watzman
Publisher:   Wayne State University Press
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9780814327722


Pages:   352
Publication Date:   30 June 2002
Format:   Hardback
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Author:   Tamar El-Or ,  Haim Watzman
Publisher:   Wayne State University Press
Imprint:   Wayne State University Press
Dimensions:   Width: 15.20cm , Height: 2.80cm , Length: 22.90cm
Weight:   0.739kg
ISBN:  

9780814327722


ISBN 10:   0814327729
Pages:   352
Publication Date:   30 June 2002
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate ,  Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   Awaiting stock   Availability explained
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In this fascinating, provocative anthropological study, young orthodox Jewish women from Israel's Religious-Zionist sector are interviewed and observed at the Midrasha--women's study institute--of Bar Illan University as they endeavor to achieve educational parity with men.--Choice Tamar El-Or is the foremost anthropologist working on the lives of religious Jewish women. . . . In exploring the spread of intensive Judaic studies among orthodox women as an institutional, social, and cultural phenomenon, she explores one of the most remarkable developments in contemporary Judaism.--Matti Bunzi University of Ilinois at Urbana-Champaign


Tamar El-Or is the foremost anthropologist working on the lives of religious Jewish women. . . . In exploring the spread of intensive Judaic studies among orthodox women as an institutional, social, and cultural phenomenon, she explores one of the most remarkable developments in contemporary Judaism.--Matti Bunzi University of Ilinois at Urbana-Champaign In this fascinating, provocative anthropological study, young orthodox Jewish women from Israel's Religious-Zionist sector are interviewed and observed at the Midrasha--women's study institute--of Bar Illan University as they endeavor to achieve educational parity with men.--Choice


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Tamar El-Or is associate professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Her books include Educated and Ignorant: Ultra Orthodox Jewish Woman and Their World (Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1994).

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