TITLE

A world of trinkets and tombs

AUTHOR(S)
Prusher, Ilene R.
PUB. DATE
June 1999
SOURCE
Christian Science Monitor;6/29/99, Vol. 91 Issue 149, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on Sephardi Torah Guardians (Shas), Israel's fastest-growing political party and social movement as of June 29, 1999. How the party is a popular religious phenomenon involving amulets and holy men; The `new' ways of worship with roots in Kabala, the sphere of Jewish mysticism that began in the 12th and 13th centuries in the city of Safed; How the Shas party campaigns with amulets; Cautions about Kabala connections.
ACCESSION #
1976354

 

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