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Common discourse on Jewish identification in Israel is ruled by way of the view that Jewish Israelis can, and may, be both non secular or secular. relocating clear of this traditional framework, this publication examines the function of secularism and faith in Jewish society and politics.

With a spotlight at the ‘traditionists’ (masortim) who contain over a 3rd of the Jewish-Israeli inhabitants, the writer examines problems with faith, culture and secularism in Israel, giving a clean method of the widening theoretical dialogue concerning the thesis of secularisation and modernity and exploring the broader implications of this id. Yadgar’s conclusions have major social, cultural and political implications, serving not just as a brand new contribution to the educational discourse on Jewish-Israeli identification, yet as a platform upon which traditionist positions on relevant problems with Israeli politics may be heard.

Offering an in depth research right into a imperative and significant Jewish-Israeli identification build, the publication is appropriate not just to the research of Jewish id in Israel but in addition in the wider social-theoretical problems with faith, culture, modernity and secularization. The e-book may be of serious curiosity to scholars of Israeli society and to somebody taking a look into the problems of Jewish identification, Israeli nationalism and ethnicity, faith and politics in Israel, and the sociology of religion.

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