And I Will Dwell in Their Midst: Orthodox Jews in Suburbia

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 2000 - Religion - 215 pages
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"Suburbia may not seem like much of a place to pioneer, but for young, religiously committed Jewish families, it's open territory." This sentiment_expressed in the early 1970s by an Orthodox Jew in suburban Toronto_captures the essence of the suburban Ort
 

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Contents

RELIGION AND SUBURBIA TO CHOOSE OR NOT TO CHOOSE
3
SANCTIFYING SUBURBAN SPACE
26
RELIGIOUS PIONEERING ON THE SUBURBAN FRONTIER
55
DAY SCHOOLS AND THE SOCIALIZATION OF ORTHODOX JEWISH YOUTH
87
FAKE BACON ORTHODOX JEWISH RELIGIOUS CONSUMERISM
111
CONTINENTAL CONNECTIONS
131
SQUARE PEGS INTO ROUND HOLES RELIGION PLACE AND COMMUNITY IN THE LATE TWENTIETH CENTURY
146
GLOSSARY
161
NOTES
165
BIBLIOGRAPHY
189
INDEX
209
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Etan Diamond, an American social historian, is a senior research associate with The Polis Center at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

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