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Haredi Body Culture Has a Rich Repertoire Of Indirect

As in other puritanical cultures, Haredi body culture has a rich repertoire of indirect and suggestive expressions for talking about intimate issues or areas, which can nonetheless be interpreted as sharp and serious. Written By Gideon Aran Some expressions for … Continue reading

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Gideon Aran: Role Of Socializing Agents

All the adults in his environment are placed against him in the role of socializing agents, including his older brothers (even though the age gap may be small), neighbors, fellow worshippers in the synagogue, and even passersby from the community. … Continue reading

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Prof. Gideon Aran: The sensual dimensions of Haredi life

A literary autobiography recently published by a former yeshiva student offers a fascinating testimony to the Haredi bodily regime. With credible and precise realism, it describes the daily (and nightly) routine in the life of a fourteen year old boy during … Continue reading

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Prof. Gideon Aran: The priestly protect the boundaries of the body

The priestly tendency to protect the boundaries of the body against the danger of impurity characterized the children of Israel on the rivers of Babylon, the period of the return to Zion as told in the Torah, and their diasporic … Continue reading

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Gideon Aran: Impurity and Danger

The reality of modern secularity, with its abundance of temptations, is seen as a threat to the continued existence of the Haredi world. Even though the Haredim invest much effort in raising walls so as to isolate them, in Israel … Continue reading

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Gideon Aran: The Foot – Indicator of Religiosity

Among the Israeli Orthodox, the extent to which the foot is covered up is an indicator of religiosity. For instance, similarly to other Israelis, the modern orthodox often wear sandals during hot summer days. Written By Gideon Aran In yeshiva … Continue reading

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Professor Gideon Aran lecturer in the 15th World Congress

Lecturer Professor Gideon Aran fine 15th Congress on religious fanaticism, and Gideon Aran The following video explains why it was decided not to blow up the Dome of the Rock. Want to know? Press:

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Bible confiscation – Gideon Aran

The following video Gideon Aran Bible speaks of expropriation by religious Zionism of his lecture was held at the World Congress of Jewish Studies 15th issue of contemporary religious fanaticism. Enjoy:

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Prof. Gideon Aran – Biblical and national values

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Gideon Aran: Haredi culture and Jewish tradition

Haredi culture inherited from the Jewish tradition an attitude of suspicion and alienation, or even distaste, towards the lower body, and has given it special emphasis, both ritual and practical. Written By Gideon Aran Yeshiva students tell of a Rabbi … Continue reading

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