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Author Stadler, Nurit.

Title Yeshiva fundamentalism [electronic resource] : piety, gender, and resistance in the ultra-Orthodox world / Nurit Stadler.

Imprint New York : New York University Press, c2009.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xviii, 197 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: redefining male piety and fundamentalism -- Yeshiva fundamentalism in Israel's Haredi community -- On the edge of transgression: the study of Talmud and the evil inclination -- Challenges to the fundamentalist denouncement of work -- The idealization of soldiers' masculinity -- The domestication of masculine piety -- A case study: terror, ZAKA, and the "soldiers of piety" -- Conclusion: a reconstruction of fundamentalism and piety.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Ultra-Orthodox Jews -- Israel.
Orthodox Judaism -- Israel.
Jewish fundamentalism -- Israel.
Jewish men -- Religious life.
Yeshivas -- Israel.
Jewish religious education of adults -- Israel.
Spiritual life -- Judaism.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780814740491 (cl : alk. paper)
0814740499 (cl : alk. paper)

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