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Mornings at the Stanton Street Shul

A Summer on the Lower East Side

Mornings at the Stanton Street Shul( )
Author: Boyarin, Jonathan
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Fordham University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $23.00
Book Description:

This is a narrative ethnography, in journal form, documenting the life of a small Orthodox Jewish congregation on the Lower East Side of New York in the summer of 2008. The text focuses on the arrival of a newer generation of congregants who are both younger and more transient than the previous immigrant generation. The synagogue and its social life are also portrayed as a microcosm of the gentrification of the neighborhood and resistance to that gentrification.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: History / Jewish
Social Science / Sociology / Urban
Religion / Judaism / General
Religion / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.7 x 5.7 x 0.5 Inches
Book Weight:0.775 Pounds

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