By Eric Silverman
Focusing on tensions over gender, ethnic id and assimilation, every one bankruptcy discusses the that means and symbolism of a selected period or kind of Jewish gown. What have been biblical and rabbinic models? Why used to be garments so vital to immigrant Jews in the United States? Why do Hassidic Jews put on black? while did yarmulkes develop into bar mitzvah souvenirs?
The publication additionally bargains the 1st research of the way younger Jewish adults at the present time announce on caps, shirts, or even undergarments their striving to rework Jewishness from a non secular and old background into an ethnic id that's hip, racy, and irreverent. attention-grabbing and accessibly written, A Cultural historical past of Jewish Dress will entice anyone attracted to the important function of garments in defining Jewish identity.
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