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Mystics, mavericks, and merrymakers [electronic resource] : an intimate journey among hasidic girls / Stephanie Wellen Levine ; foreword by Carol Gilligan.

By: Levine, Stephanie Wellen.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : New York University Press, c2003Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 254 p.).ISBN: 9780814752401 (electronic bk.); 0814752403 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Teenage girls -- New York (State) -- New York -- Religious life | Jewish teenagers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Religious life | Habad -- New York (State) -- New York -- Religious life | Crown Heights (New York, N.Y.) -- Religious life | Teenage girls -- New York (State) -- New York -- Social life and customs | Jewish teenagers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Social life and customs | Habad -- New York (State) -- New York -- Social life and customs | Crown Heights (New York, N.Y.) -- Social life and customs | FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Life Stages -- Adolescence | FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Life Stages -- Teenagers | Lubawitscher Gemeinde | Weibliche Jugend | New York- Crown HeightsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Mystics, mavericks, and merrymakers.DDC classification: 305.235/2/09747 | 305.235097471 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction : what I sought, what I found -- The community : a cultural and psychological tour -- The cast -- Esther (Estie) Gutman : wild times and holy designs -- Rochel Lehrer : evolving, not rebelling -- Nechama Dina (Dini) Rockoff : chutzpah and holiness -- Chaya Jacobson : doubter and believer -- Gittel Kassin : medicine and marriage -- Malka (Malkie) Belfer : miniskirts and the messiah -- Leah Ratner : mystic and maverick -- Into the future : adulthood and insights from the hasidim.
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Introduction : what I sought, what I found -- The community : a cultural and psychological tour -- The cast -- Esther (Estie) Gutman : wild times and holy designs -- Rochel Lehrer : evolving, not rebelling -- Nechama Dina (Dini) Rockoff : chutzpah and holiness -- Chaya Jacobson : doubter and believer -- Gittel Kassin : medicine and marriage -- Malka (Malkie) Belfer : miniskirts and the messiah -- Leah Ratner : mystic and maverick -- Into the future : adulthood and insights from the hasidim.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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