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Prof. Gideon Aran: Body and Society – Male Body and Religious Body






In the past decade or two, writing about the human body has become a flourishing industry in the social sciences and humanities. A rich literature has accumulated on the Body and Society, including on the male body, and the religious … Continue reading




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Prof. Gideon Aran – Yeshiva Mizrachit And The Haredi Body






Yeshiva mizrachit is hegemonic. Of course, not everybody adopts it, and there are those who positively reject it. Certain groups of Jewish citizens from the pre-state yishuv, as well from today’s state, can be singled out for not practicing yeshiva … Continue reading




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Gideon Aran – Sitting Posture, Native Israeliness and Ultra-Orthodoxy






American readers of a certain age will no doubt have come across this phenomenon at the time of the ‘flower children’, and it still may be possible to find it in enclaves of 1960s sub-culture, or among New Age holdouts. … Continue reading




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