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Title Jews at home : the domestication of identity / edited by Simon J. Bronner.

Imprint Oxford ; Portland, Or. : The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 2010.

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Description 1 online resource (x, 337 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Jewish cultural studies ; v. 2
Jewish cultural studies ; v. 2.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The dualities of house and home in Jewish culture / Simon J. Bronner -- The domestication of urban Jewish space and the North-West London eruv / Jennifer Cousineau -- Every wise woman shoppeth for her house: the sisterhood gift shop and the American Jewish home in the mid-twentieth century / Joellyn Wallen Zollman -- Reimagining home, rethinking sukkah: rabbinic discourse and its contemporary implications / Marjorie Lehman -- From sacred symbol to key ring: the ḥamsa in Jewish and Israeli societies / Shalom Sabar -- 770 Eastern Parkway: the Rebbe's home as icon / Gabrielle A. Berlinger -- From the nightclub to the living room: gender, ethnicity, and upward mobility in the 1950s party records of three Jewish women comics / Giovanna P. Del Negro -- Samuel Rawet's Wandering Jew: Jewish-Brazilian monologues of home and displacement / Rosana Kohl Bines -- Home in the Pampas: Alberto Gerchunoff's Jewish gauchos / Mónica Szurmuk -- Domesticity and the home (page): blogging and the blurring of public and private among Orthodox Jewish women / Andrea Lieber -- Culture mavens: feeling at home in America / Jenna Weissman Joselit -- At home in the world / David Kraemer -- The co-construction of Europe as a Jewish home / Joachim Schlör -- Reflections on 'Culture Mavens' from an Australian Jewish perspective / Suzanne D. Rutland -- There's no place like home: America, Israel, and the (mixed) blessings of assimilation / Michael P. Kramer -- The last word: a response / Jenna Weissman Joselit.
Summary A multifaceted exploration of what makes a home 'Jewish', materially and emotionally, and of what it takes to make Jews feel 'at home' in their environment.
Language English.
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Subject Jewish families -- Conduct of life.
Jewish families -- Religious life.
Home -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.
Philosophy and religion.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture.
Philosophy and religion.
Home -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.
Jewish families -- Conduct of life.
Jewish families -- Religious life.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Bronner, Simon J.
Other Form: Print version: Jews at home. Oxford ; Portland, Or. : The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 2010 (DLC) 2009039576
ISBN 9781904113461 (electronic bk.)
190411346X (electronic bk.)
9781786949868 (electronic bk.)
1786949865 (electronic bk.)