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From Ethiopia to Israel migration and ritual roles of Beta Israel women

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dc.contributor.author Anteby-Yemini, Lisa
dc.date.accessioned 2018-12-03T11:34:14Z
dc.date.available 2018-12-03T11:34:14Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.uri http://awdflibrary.org:8080/xmlui/handle/123456789/736
dc.description.abstract Consequently, we will begin by exploring the absence of female functions in the Beta Israel religion and the invisibility of women themselves in the sphere of worship in Ethiopia. Then, in contrast, we will examine the ritual roles ascribed to women in lifecycle ceremonies and purity rites, in the light of the expertise and power that these specifically female functions granted. To conclude, we will attempt to understand how the upheavals in female purity rites as a result of migration to Israel are negotiated in a host society in which the Beta Israel practices, founded on a literal reading of biblical text, en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Clio (English Edition),;No. 44 (2016), pp. 155-168
dc.subject Conversion programme en_US
dc.subject Jews of Ethiopia en_US
dc.subject Ethiopian Church en_US
dc.subject Protestant European missionaries en_US
dc.subject Judaism en_US
dc.subject Judaizing group en_US
dc.subject Israel migration en_US
dc.subject Ritual roles en_US
dc.title From Ethiopia to Israel migration and ritual roles of Beta Israel women en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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