Remaking of Israeli Judaism: The Challenge of Shas

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"Remaking Israeli Judaism" is the first comprehensive account of Shas, the most significant religious and cultural movement to have emerged in Israel since the rise of Likud in 1977. Shas brings together in an explosive mixture the religious and ethnic tensions which continue to simmer beneath the surface of Israeli Jewish society and politics. This Sephardi religious revival movement (t'shuva) is also giving birth to the first truly Israeli form of Orthodox Judaism, distinct from the still dominant Ashkenazi Yiddish ...

Remaking of Israeli Judaism: The Challenge of Shas 2006, C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781850658191

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