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Mechitza as a metaphore: separation or unity?
Crofony, Timea ; Sokolová, Věra (advisor) ; Knotková - Čapková, Blanka (referee)
The present diploma thesis "Mechitza as a Metaphor: separation or unity?" examines the topic of religious spatial practice of physical for separation of women and men. By the means of post-structuralist discourse analysis, it investigates how Mechitza is negotiated in practice, how it changes, and what symbolics it represents for its religious gendered subjects in feminist orthodox Judaism. The analysis is conducted on selected articles regarding Mechitza as a theme, published in The JOFA Journal in the timeframe of 1998 to 2019, published by Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance. The identified discourses are as follows: mechitza as a limitation and barrier, mechitza as a possibility and opportunity and mechitza as a symbol and metaphore.
The legal position of the Federation of Jewish Communities in the Czech Republic
Crofony, Timea ; Tretera, Jiří Rajmund (advisor) ; Horák, Záboj (referee)
Resumé This thesis concerns itself with legal position and operation of The Federation of Jewish Communities in Czech Republic. It brings the perspective on fundamental legal regulations which form a base for operation of The Federation of Jewish Communities and which the Federation is obliged to conform to. The thesis also includes historical insight and cultural background of Jewish religion and its relevant particularities. The aim of my thesis was to put the operation and standing of The Federation of Jewish Communities into Czech legal framework, to describe a specific linkage of legal regulations with religious practice and Jewish religious observances and to use real-life examples to demonstrate the impact and reflection of legal regulations in life of members of Jewish communities and associated organizations. This thesis is divided into four chapters (apart from Preamble and Conclusion), most of which is then further divided into subchapters and other sections. First chapter concerns itself with general definition of religious freedom in the context of Czech legal system, with basic overview of legal sources of Czech state ecclesiastical law and with assessment of Federation's position in the context of Legal Act Nr. 3/2002 Coll. on freedom of religious confession and the position of churches and...

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