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Inventing Jewish ritual [electronic resource] / Vanessa L. Ochs ; foreword by Riv-Ellen Prell.

By: Ochs, Vanessa L.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Philadelphia : Jewish Publication Society, 2007Edition: 1st ed.Description: 1 online resource (xii, 276 p.).ISBN: 9780827611184 (electronic bk.); 0827611188 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Judaism -- Customs and practices | Jews -- United States -- Social life and customs | RELIGION -- Judaism -- Rituals & Practice | Jodendom | Riten | Vernieuwing | Ritus | Judentum | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Inventing Jewish ritual.DDC classification: 296.4 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction : becoming a ritual innovator -- Democracy, open access, and Jewish feminism -- The narrative approach -- Material culture : new rituals and ritual objects -- Stretched by innovation -- Change : resisting and acclimating -- Case study 1 : Miriam's tambourine -- Case study 2 : the Holocaust Torah -- Case study 3 : the wedding booklet -- Epilogue : inheriting invented traditions.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction : becoming a ritual innovator -- Democracy, open access, and Jewish feminism -- The narrative approach -- Material culture : new rituals and ritual objects -- Stretched by innovation -- Change : resisting and acclimating -- Case study 1 : Miriam's tambourine -- Case study 2 : the Holocaust Torah -- Case study 3 : the wedding booklet -- Epilogue : inheriting invented traditions.

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