Power, Boundaries and Institutions: Marriage in Ultra-Orthodox Judaism *

@inproceedings{Lehmann2009PowerBA,
  title={Power, Boundaries and Institutions: Marriage in Ultra-Orthodox Judaism *},
  author={David Lehmann and Batia Siebzehner},
  year={2009}
}
The growth in the numbers and influence of ultra-Orthodoxy – the haredim – since the Second World War has changed Judaism worldwide, even though it remains a minority culture. Growth has occurred through the maximization of family size and through the movement of t'shuva (“return”), and it has benefited from state and private subsidies to the institutions of Torah learning ( yeshivot and schooling generally), which have become one of the twin pillars of ultra-Orthodoxy. The other pillar is the… CONTINUE READING