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2011 “On Writing about the Seventh Lubavitcher Rebbe and His Hasidim,” AJS Review 35:2 (Nov. 2011), pp. 393-400.

2007     “Jews and Fundamentalism” Journal of Ecumenical Studies vol. 42, no. 1, Winter, 2007,   pp. 29-41.

2005 How Did Fundamentalism Manage to Infiltrate Contemporary Orthodoxy,” The Sklare Distinguished Scholar Address Contemporary Jewry v. 25, pp. 258-272

2005 “Jews and Fundamentalism.” Jewish Political Studies Review. 17:1-2 (Spring).

2004 “American Jews and Community: A Spectrum of Possibilities,” Contemporary Jewry vol. 24, pp. 51-69.

2002 “The Importance of Residence: Goldscheider’s Contribution to Explaining Orthodoxy’s Vitality,” in Contemporary Jewry vol 23, pp. 220-236.

2000 “All In Faith: Religion as the Idiom and Means of Coping with Distress.” Co-authored with Eliezer Witztum in Mental Health, Religion and Culture. 3:115-124.

2000 “Ethnography and Biography. Or What Happened When I Asked People to Tell Me the Story of their Lives as Jews,” in Contemporary Jewry v. 21, pp. 23-32.

1999 “Separated But Not Divorced [Israel and American Jewry]” Society v. 36 no. 4 (May 1999) p. 8-14

1997 “Passing on the Message: Children and Synagogue Life,” in Jewish Identity and Religious Commitment: The North American Study of Conservative Synagogues and Their Members, 1995-96, Jack Wertheimer, editor, pp.24-28.

1997 “Value-Sensitive Therapy: Learning from Ultra-Orthodox Patients” (co-authored with Eliezer Witztum) in Journal of American Psychotherapy Volume 51, No. 4 Fall, pp. 522-541.

1997 “Are There Jewish Fundamentalists?” in Culturefront vol. 5, No. 3/Vol. 6, N. 1 Winter, pp. 76-79.

1996 “The Religious Battle for Israel,” Occasional Paper Center on Violence and Human Survival John Jay College of Criminal Justice, October.

1996 “Religion and Violence in Israel,” Muslim Politics Report Council on Foreign Relations, Number 5, January/February.

1995 “The Religious Battle For Israel.” The Christian Century v. 112 (December 20-27 1995) p. 1242-5

1994 “Patients, Chaperons and Healers: Enlarging the Therapeutic Encounter,” (co-authored with Eliezer Witztum) in Social Science & Medicine, vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 133-143.

1993 “American Jews and Moral Education,” in Proceedings of the Principals Council, Solomon Schechter Association, pp. 20-32.

1991 “Recent Studies of the American Synagogue: A Review Essay,” in Religious Studies Review, vol. 17 #3 (July), pp. 197-200.

1986 “In Search of the Present: Synagogue Ethnography,” Conservative Judaism, vol 38, no. 2 (Winter) 1985‑86, pp. 56‑66.

1985 “Jews in the Land of Promise“ Review essay on A Certain People: American Jews And Their Lives Today by Charles Silberman in The New Leader (October) 1985.

1982 “The Sociology of American Jewry: The Last Ten Years,” Annual Review Of Sociology (October) 1982, vol 8, pp. 135‑160.

1982 “The Conservative Synagogue in Contemporary America,” NATIONAL JEWISH RESOURCE CENTER PUBLICATIONS, 1982, 16 pp.

1982 “Prayer and the Orthodox Synagogue: An Analysis of Ritual Display,” Contemporary Jewry, Spring/Summer 1982, v. 6,#1, pp. 1‑17.

1982 “The Many Faces of Orthodoxy, Part I,” Modern Judaism (February) 1982, vol. 2 pp. 23‑51.

1982 “The Many Faces of Orthodoxy, Part II,” Modern Judaism (May) 1982, vol. 2, pp.171‑198.

1980 “Jewish Sociologist: Native‑as‑Stranger,” The American Sociologist, (May) 1980, vol. 15, #2, pp. 100‑108.

1979 “Communication and Interaction: A Parallel in the Theoretical Outlooks of Erving Goffman and Ray Birdwhistell,” COMMUNICATION, 1979, vol. 4, #2, pp.221‑234.

1978 “On Training Natives to be Strangers,” Jewish Folklore & Ethnology Newsletter, 1978, vol. 1 (4), PP.16‑17.

1977 “Inner and Outer Identity: Sociological Ambivalence Among Orthodox Jews,” Jewish Social Studies, (Summer) 1977, vol. 39, #3, pp.227‑240.

1976 “Reflections of a Moral Marrano,” Response: A Contemporary Jewish Review (September) 1976, pp. 155‑162.

1975 “The Gift of Alms: Face‑to‑Face Almsgiving among Orthodox Jews,” Urban Life And Culture (January)

1975, vol. 3, #4, pp.371‑395 (reprinted in Peter Rose [ed] The Study Of Society [4th edition] 1977).

1968 “Zen Judaism,” Response: A Contemporary Jewish Review, (Fall) 1968, vol. 2, #2, pp.3‑16.