When the state winks: the performance of Jewish conversion in Israel

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The first ethnography of state-run Jewish conversion in contemporary Israel, this book offers a fresh perspective on religious conversion as a tool of nationally driven population policy.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherColumbia University Press
Number of pages310
ISBN (Electronic)0231183240, 0231544812, 9780231544818
ISBN (Print)9780231183246, 9780231183253
StatePublished - 2017

Publication series

NameReligion, culture, and public life
PublisherColumbia University Press

ULI Keywords

  • uli
  • Conversion -- Judaism
  • Jewish converts
  • Jews -- Identity
  • Zionism
  • Giyyur
  • Proselytes and proselyting, Jewish -- Conversion Judaism
  • Proselytes and proselyting, Jewish
  • Judaism -- Identity
  • Identity, Jewish
  • Jewish identity
  • Jewishness
  • Jews -- Ethnic identity
  • Jews -- Race identity
  • Jews -- Zionism
  • Zionist movement


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