Conspicuous consumption israeli style

Eugene Borowitz, February 11, 1972

Reprinted from the journal Noam, this article exhorts Israelis and especially Israeli religious leaders to take a stand against the norm of enormous expensive weddings and the culture that encourages young people and parents to go into debt or financial hardship for the sake of conspicuous consumption and not looking empty-handed.

Topic: Ritual, Culture, Israeli Culture, Marriage

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Borowitz, Eugene

Volume/Issue: Vol.2/no.26

Page Number(s): 43-44

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Israel

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Conspicuous consumption israeli style. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Eugene Borowitz. 11 February 1972: 43-44. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=11779


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