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The Jewish cultural tapestry : international Jewish folk traditions

Author: Steven M Lowenstein
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Series: Gale virtual reference library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

This survey of Jewish folkways, describes the diversity of Jewish life around the world, as Jewish tradition and local customs intertwine. It shows the often surprising similarities between Jewish  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic book
Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lowenstein, Steven M., 1945-
Jewish cultural tapestry.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2000
(DLC) 99088194
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steven M Lowenstein
ISBN: 0195158008 9780195158007 0195134257 9780195134254 9780198030676 0198030673 0195313607 9780195313604 9786610655373 6610655375 1280655372 9781280655371 1602567050 9781602567054
OCLC Number: 80242007
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Awards: Winner of National Jewish Book Award (Sephardic Studies) 2001
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 270 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Folk traditions: What Are They and Why Do They Vary Geographically? --
Regional cultures: From Jerusalem to Spain, Poland, and Morocco: The Influence of Jewish Migrations --
Jewish languages: Similarities and Differences --
Names: What They Mean and How They Developed --
Religious practice: How the Written Tradition Unites and the Oral Tradition Divides --
Cuisine: Gefilte Fish and Cholent Meet Malawach and Couscous --
Costume: Not Just a Long Black Coat --
Music: The Religious and the Secular --
Appearance and ancestry: "Funny, You Don't Look Jewish" --
Modernity and the tradition: What Has Modernity Done to Jewish Folk Cultures?
Series Title: Gale virtual reference library.
Responsibility: Steven M. Lowenstein.
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