Living Room: Shrines

By Vanessa L. Ochs

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), June 2009

Ochs examines the ritual of shrines. Though not a Jewish tradition, Jews do privately create unconventional shrines that act as spiritual agents that construct our religious and cultural identities, that prompt ethical and holy response, and that foster connections between the self and the community.

Topic: Tradition, Generational Issues, Jewish Identity, Identity

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: 39/661

Page Number(s): 6

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Ochs, Vanessa L. Living Room: Shrines. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). June 2009: 6. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=6563


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