Peer-reviewed articles: 

 

Taragin-Zeller, Lea, 2021. A Rabbi of One’s Own? Navigating Religious Authority and Ethical Freedom in Everyday Judaism, American Anthropologist 

Taragin-Zeller, Lea, Rozenblum, Yael and Baram-Tsabari, Ayelet, 2020, “Public engagement with Science among Religious Minorities: Lessons from COVID-19”, Science Communication, 42 (5), p. 643-678.

 

Taragin-Zeller, Lea and Kasstan, Ben, 2020, “I didn’t know how to be with my husband”: State-Religion struggles over Sex Education in Israel and England, Anthropology and Education Quarterly, 52 (1), p. 5-20. 

Taragin-Zeller, Lea, 2019, Conceiving God’s Children: Towards a Flexible Model of Reproductive Decision Making, Medical Anthropology, 38:4, p. 370-381. 

 

Taragin-Zeller, Lea, 2019, Towards an Anthropology of Doubt: The Case of Religious Reproduction in Orthodox Judaism, Journal of Modern Jewish Studies, 18 (1), p. 1-20.  

Taragin-Zeller, Lea, 2017, “Have Six, Seven, or even Eight Children”: On the Daily Encounters between Rabbinical Authority and Personal Freedom, Judaism, Sovereignty and Human Rights, 3, p. 113-138 [in Hebrew].

 

Stadler, Nurit and Taragin-Zeller, Lea, 2017, Like a Snake in Paradise: Fundamentalism, Gender and Taboos in the Haredi Community, Archives des Sciences Sociales des Religions, 177, p. 133-156. 

 

Taragin-Zeller, Lea, 2014, Modesty for Heaven’s Sake: Authority and Creativity among Female Ultra-Orthodox Teenagers in Israel, Nashim: A Journal of Jewish Women’s Studies & Gender Issues, 26, Spring 5774, p. 75-96.

Book chapters:

 

Taragin-Zeller, Lea, forthcoming, Hushed Words: Religious Elitism, Knowledge Conservation and the Stratified Reproduction of Israeli Orthodoxy”, in Rubin, Nissan and Shlomo Guzman-Carmeli (ed.), The Power of Words: Anthropological Explorations in Jewish Textuality, Jerusalem: Carmel Publishing House [in Hebrew], (invited article).

 

Taragin-Zeller, Lea, 2015, Between Beauty and Modesty: Reinterpreting Female Piety in the Israeli Haredi Community, In: Fishman Barack, Sylvia (ed.), Love, Marriage, and Jewish Families Today:  Paradoxes of the Gender Revolution, Waltham, Massachusetts: Brandeis University Press, p. 308-326. 

Book reviews:

2020, David Biale et al: Hasidism: A New History, Princeton University Press. Marginalia: Los Angeles Review of Books. See here.

2019, Imhoff, Sarah, Masculinity and the Making of American Judaism, Indiana University Press. Reading Religion: American Academy of Religion. See here.

Publications (Selected)