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Author Fishman, Sylvia Barack
Title Love, Marriage, and Jewish Families : Paradoxes of a Social Revolution
Imprint Waltham, MA : Brandeis University Press, 2015
©2015
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Descript 1 online resource (359 pages)
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Series HBI Series on Jewish Women
HBI Series on Jewish Women
Note Cover -- CONTENTS -- Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Paradoxes of a Social Revolution -- PART I. Love, Sexuality, and Personal Choice -- 1. What's Love Got to Do with It? Marriage and Non-Marriage among Younger American Jews -- 2. Caught in the Middle: Gender, Dating, and Singlehood among Religious Zionist Jews -- 3. "We All Still Have to Potty Train": Same-Sex Couple Families and the American Jewish Community -- 4. Gays and Lesbians in Israel: An Overview -- PART II. Family Transformations -- 5. View from a Different Planet: Fertility Attitudes, Performances, and Policies among Jewish Israelis -- 6. Dreams and Realities: American Jewish Young Adults' Decisions about Fertility -- 7. Jewish Single Mothers by Choice -- 8. Judaism as the "Third Shift": Jewish Families Negotiating Work, Family, and Religious Lives -- PART III. Marriage and the Law -- 9. Behold You Are [Fill in the Blank] to Me: Contemporary Legal and Ritual Approaches to Qiddushin -- 10. Negotiating Divorce at the Intersection of Jewish and Civil Law in North America -- 11. Women, Divorce, and Mamzer Status in the State of Israel -- PART IV. Backlash and Reaction -- 12. The Secret of Jewish Masculinity: Contemporary Haredi Gender Ideology -- 13. Between Modesty and Beauty: Reinterpreting Female Piety in the Israeli Haredi Community -- Notes about the Art -- Contributors -- Index
Illustrates the complex and diverse ways that Jews in the United States and Israel are reshaping dating, marriage, and family life-with some surprising consequences
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Link Print version: Fishman, Sylvia Barack Love, Marriage, and Jewish Families : Paradoxes of a Social Revolution Waltham, MA : Brandeis University Press,c2015 9781611688603
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