אסטרטגיות רטוריות לגיבוש קהילת נשים אורתודוקסית בשיעורי דרשות של רבניות-דרשניות בפני קהל נשים

גליה שלוסברג, זהר לבנת

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Abstract

This article addresses rhetorical strategies and linguistic-rhetoricalcharacteristics in the discourse of sermonic classes delivered by rabbaniot to female audiences. The study examines sermonic classes of twelve Orthodox rabbaniot who deliver them regularly. The participants includenon-Hassidic ultra-Orthodox rabbaniot, Torah-oriented national-religiousrabbaniot, and Sephardic-strengthening rabbaniot – from three Orthodox-Jewish movements – who have become local leaders, are highly admired and serve as role models.The most prominent strategy observed is creating the sense of a women's community, accomplished by referencing shared activities taking place within the classes or outside of them, by addressing the women as asingle unit with similar desires and interests, by using many utterances that describe the feminine experience and by empowering women using a varietyof means.The rhetorical strategies of the rabbaniot were also examined in the context of their associated Orthodox Jewish ideological movements. The quantitative analysis of the utterances indicated significant differences among the groups of rabbaniot in employing strategies, both by quantity
Original languageHebrew
Pages (from-to)131-154
Number of pages24
Journalחלקת לשון
Volume55
StatePublished - 2023

IHP publications

  • ihp
  • Jewish religious education of women
  • Jewish women
  • Power (Social sciences)
  • Rabbis' spouses
  • Reinforcement (Psychology)
  • Religious Zionism
  • Rhetoric
  • Sermons -- Jewish
  • Talmud Torah (Judaism)
  • Ultra-Orthodox Jews
  • Women in Judaism

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