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Author Newfield, Schneur Zalman, 1982- author.

Title Degrees of separation : identity formation while leaving ultra-Orthodox Judaism / Schneur Zalman Newfield
Published Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Temple University Press, 2020


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 210 pages)
Contents You can check out but you can never leave -- Permeable boundaries -- Exit narratives -- Habits of action and habits of thought -- Strategies for managing liminality -- Conclusion
Summary "This book uses interviews with people who have left the Lubavitch and Satmar sects of Judaism to explore how people build a new identity after being raised in an ultra-orthodox worldview. The transition is an ongoing process where exiters navigate many links to their old life"-- Provided by publisher
Notes Revised Ph. D. dissertation from New York University (2016)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on May 07, 2020)
Subject Orthodox Judaism -- Relations -- Nontraditional Jews.
Ex-Orthodox Jews.
Habad -- United States
Satmar Hasidim -- United States
Judaism and secularism.
Ex-Orthodox Jews.
Interfaith relations -- Nontraditional Jews.
Judaism and secularism.
Orthodox Judaism.
Satmar Hasidim.
United States.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2019030092
ISBN 143991897X