Ethnography and Biography, or what happened when I asked people to tell me the story of their lives as Jews

By Samuel C. Heilman

Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry (ASSJ), 2000

The author tries to discover and articulate the character of contemporary American Conservative synagogue life. For the sake of his research, he analyses the "biography" or the patterns of life of community members in order to discover their character.

Topic: Masorti Judaism, Conservative Judaism, Scholarship, Academic Research, Synagogues and Congregations

Name of Publication: Contemporary Jewry

Volume/Issue: Vol.21

Page Number(s): 23-32

Funder: United States

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Genre: Scholarly Journal

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Heilman, Samuel C. Ethnography and Biography, or what happened when I asked people to tell me the story of their lives as Jews. Contemporary Jewry. Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry (ASSJ). 2000: 23-32. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=4416


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