Jewish bodylore: feminist and queer ethnographies of folk practices

Introduction: Jews, gender, and bodylore -- Chapter 1: The subversive Jewish feminist body: creating spaces of protest through embodiment in synagogue life -- Chapter 2: Renewing her body: engaging Jewish women's bodies in synagogue life -- Chapter 3: Rebellious hair: Jewish feminist reinterpre...

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Main Author: Milligan, Amy K. 1982-
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Lanham Boulder New York London Lexington Books [2019]
Series/Journal:Studies in folklore and ethnology
Further subjects:B Symbolism in folklore
B Human body Religious aspects Judaism
B Human body Symbolic aspects
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Summary:Introduction: Jews, gender, and bodylore -- Chapter 1: The subversive Jewish feminist body: creating spaces of protest through embodiment in synagogue life -- Chapter 2: Renewing her body: engaging Jewish women's bodies in synagogue life -- Chapter 3: Rebellious hair: Jewish feminist reinterpretations of the Orthodox Jewish ritual of Upsherin -- Chapter 4: The Rose Winkel: Jewish navigation of the reappropriation of a Nazi symbol by LGBTQ young adults -- Chapter 5: Queerly stitched: religious garb and LGBTQ Jewish pride symbols -- Conclusion: Applications of Jewish feminist bodylore.
"Jewish Bodylore explores the symbology of the Jewish body. It considers how Jewish bodies can be conceptualized using folkloristics and how feminist methodologies of the body can be applied fairly to Jewish bodies, celebrating the multitude of ways in which the body can be conceptualized and experienced"--
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:1498595790