With Their Kippot in Their Pockets: The Move Away from Religious Zionism in Israel

By Florence Heymann


This article deals with the abandonment of religious practice among young modern religious Zionists who identify themselves as “formerly religious” (datlashim). It addresses the issue of identities “cobbled together” and those of the “rites of passage” that accompany their changes. In conclusion, I discuss the meeting with lay people who aspire to an “intellectual re-Judaization” in institutions of Talmudic studies, often founded or supervised by the same datlashim.
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