TITLE

Jewish Bodies, Jewish Minds

AUTHOR(S)
Wieseltier, Leon
PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
Jewish Quarterly Review;Summer2005, Vol. 95 Issue 3, p435
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the Jewish studies in the U.S. Establishment of the history of the Jewish body; Lack of understanding of the corporeal dimensions of Jewish life; Subject of Jewish cultural materialism.
ACCESSION #
17182046

 

Related Articles

  • REINVENTING NORTH AMERICAN JEWISH COMMUNAL STRUCTURES. Solomon, Jeffrey R. // Journal of Jewish Communal Service;Spring/Summer2001, Vol. 77 Issue 3/4, p147 

    Assesses the effects of normalcy in the organization United Jewish Communities. Factors which contributed to the success of the organization; Changes in the lives of Jews in the U.S.; Challenges of 21st century American Jewish life.

  • Looking Forward to a Strong Jewish Future. Terrill, Marc // Baltimore Jewish Times;12/4/2015, Vol. 347 Issue 5, p10 

    The article argues against the aim for strong Jewish community in the future.

  • THE ANTHROPOLOGICAL STUDY OF JEWS.  // Jewish Sociology & Social Research;Spring1975, Vol. 1 Issue 3, p16 

    The article provides information on the various courses and researches related to ethnographic and anthropological study of Jewish life being conducted by Professor Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett and her students. Courses include the Anthropological study of Ashkenazic Jewry I, as a field of...

  • SYNAGOGUES OF EXCELLENCE. Huberman, Steven // Journal of Jewish Communal Service;Spring/Summer2001, Vol. 77 Issue 3/4, p158 

    Recommends ways to develop Jewish federation-synagogue synergy in the U.S. Need to expand the programming between synagogues and agencies; Importance of the transformation of Jewish education; Creation of a sense of community with the synagogue; Enhancement of the link to Israel.

  • Untitled. Brook, Larry // Southern Jewish Life;Oct2010, p4 

    An introduction to the journal is presented in which the author mentions the Jew Hollow Road in Gardendale in Birmingham, Alabama pictured on the front cover of the issue, cites that a series in the magazine "Jews on the Southern Map" will focus on the history of places named for Jews and adds...

  • Judaism Renewed. Runyan, Joshua // Baltimore Jewish Times;8/7/2015, Vol. 345 Issue 6, p7 

    An introduction to the journal is presented which focuses on Jewish life and culture before the Nazi occupation of eastern Europe prior to World War II, the revival of Judaism and Jewish culture in Eastern Europe, and an article by David Holzel on the revival of Jewish centers.

  • Life Cycle.  // New Jersey Jewish News;12/24/2015, Vol. 69 Issue 52, p24 

    Several announcements related to birth of infants, coming of age Jewish ritual B'nei Mitzva, and engagements are presented in the article.

  • Going up. Katz, Justin // Washington Jewish Week;11/17/2016, pB7 

    The article discusses the religious expression of the Jewish community to celebrate a child's passage into adulthood through a traditional circle chair dance.

  • Response to Leon Wieseltier. Boyarin, Daniel // Jewish Quarterly Review;Summer2005, Vol. 95 Issue 3, p443 

    Presents a commentary on the cultural materialism in Jewish studies. Scholarly study of Jewish life; Characteristic of rabbinic Judaism; Opposition to the hypothesis regarding the contribution made by Jews through pure-mindedness.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics