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Author Benor, Sarah, 1975-
Title Becoming frum [electronic resource] : how newcomers learn the language and culture of Orthodox Judaism / Sarah Bunin Benor.
Publication Info. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2012.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : Orthodox Jews and language socialization -- "Now you look like a lady" : adventures in ethnographic and sociolinguistic fieldwork -- "He has tzitzis hanging out of his ponytail" : Orthodox cultural practices and how bts adapt them -- "This is not what to record" : Yiddish, Hebrew, and the English of orthodox Jews -- "Torah or toyrah" : language and the modern orthodox to black hat continuum -- "Just keepin' it real, mamish" : why ba'alei teshuva adopt (or avoid) Orthodox language -- "I finally got the lingo" : progression in newcomers' acquisition of Orthodox language -- "A ba'al teshuva freak" : distinguishing practices of newly Orthodox Jews -- Matisyahu and my fair lady : reflections on adult language socialization.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Jewish way of life.
Jews -- Return to Orthodox Judaism.
Orthodox Judaism -- Social aspects.
Hebrew language -- Social aspects.
Yiddish language -- Social aspects.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780813553900 0813553903 9780813553894 081355389X 0813553911 (DLC) 2012000002
ISBN 0813553911 (electronic bk.)
9780813553917 (electronic bk.)
9780813553900 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0813553903 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780813553894 (pbk. : alk. paper)
081355389X (pbk. : alk. paper)
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