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Author Altshuler, Mordechai.
Uniform Title Yahadut ba-makhbesh ha-Sovyeáš­i. English
Title Religion and Jewish identity in the Soviet Union, 1941-1964 [electronic resource] / Mordechai Altshuler ; translated by Saadya Sternberg.
Publication Info. Waltham, Mass. : Brandeis University Press, c2012.
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Description 1 online resource.
Series Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry series (Unnumbered)
Note Description based on print version record.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p.[301]-314) and index.
Contents Pt. I. From religious leniency to a campaign of oppression -- 1. Soviet religious policy in the wake of the Nazi invasion, 1941-1948 -- 2. The legalization of congregations and synagogues -- 3. The formation of prayer groups (minyanim) -- 4. Jewish spiritual needs in the aftermath of the Holocaust -- 5. Stalin's final years, 1949-1953: persecution and the threat of liquidation -- 6. Public displays of Jewish identity: demonstrations in the Synagogue Square -- 7. Khrushchev's "thaw," 1954-1959 -- 8. The public campaign against religion -- Part II: Between the private and the public spheres -- 9. Rabbis and the congregational establishment -- 10. Cantors for hire -- 11. Financing religious activities -- 12. Religious studies and the Moscow Yeshiva, 1957 -- 13. Kosher slaughter (shechita) and matzah baking -- 14. Holiday observance in the private sphere -- 15. Charity and the Jewish needy -- 16. Ritual baths and circumcision -- 17. Cemeteries, Holocaust memorials, and burial societies -- 18. The attitude of world Jewry and Israel to Judaism in the USSR.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Jews -- Soviet Union -- History.
Jews -- Soviet Union -- Identity.
Jews -- Government policy -- Soviet Union.
Jews -- Soviet Union -- Social conditions.
Soviet Union -- Ethnic relations.
Added Author Sternberg, Saadya.
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