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Sephardi and Middle Eastern Jewries : history and culture in the modern era

Author: Harvey E Goldberg
Publisher: Bloomington (Indianapolis) Indiana University Press cop. 1996.
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Providing an overview of Sephardi and Middle Eastern Jewish communities in world history, this work suggests various approaches to assessing their cultural practices. It touches on such themes as the  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Historia
Congresos y asambleas
Congresos, conferencias, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harvey E Goldberg
ISBN: 0253330130 9780253330130 0253210410 9780253210418
OCLC Number: 432156871
Description: 346 p. 24 cm
Contents: Preface Note on Transliteration Interduction by Harvey E. Goldberg Part I: Sephardi and Middle Eastern Communities in the Context of Modern Jewish History 1 Middle Eastern and North African Jewries Confront Modernity: Orientation, Disorientation, Reorientation Norman A. Stillman 2 From Sabbateanism to Modernization: Ottoman Jewry on the Eve of the Ottoman Reforms and the Haskala Jacob Barnai 3 Eastern Sephardi Jewry and New Nation-States in the Balkans in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries Aron Rodrigue 4 The Process of Modernization of Eastern Sephardi Communities Esther Benbassa 5 The Transformation of the Jewish Community of Essaouira (Mogador) in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries Daniel J. Schroeter and Joseph Chetrit Part II: Varieties of Responses 6 Traditional Flexibility and Modern Strictness: Two Halakhic Positions on WomenOs Suffrage Zvi Zohar 7 Iraqi Jewry and Cultural Change in the Educational Activity of the Alliance Israelite Universelle Zvi Yehuda 8 Haskala in a Sectional Colonial Society: Mahdia (Tunisia) 1884 Yaron Tsur 9 The Maskil and the Mequbbal: Mordecai Ha-Cohen and the Grave of Rabbi Shimon Lavi in Tripoli Harvey E. Goldberg 10 The Foundation of Hispano-Jewish Associations in Morocco: Contrasting Portraits of Tangier and Tetuan Isaac Guershon 11 Kippur on the Amazon: Jewish Emigration from Northern Morocco in the Late Nineteenth Century Susan Gilson Miller Part III: Languages and Literatures 12 The Flowering of Judeo-Arabic Literature in North Africa, 1850-1950 Yosef Tobi 13 Modernization and the Language Question among Judezmo-Speaking Sephardim of the Ottoman Empire David M. Bunis 14 Persian Jewry and Literature: A Sociocultural View Amnon Netzer Part IV: History and Memory 15 Gender, Marriage, and Social Conflict in Habban Laurence D. Loeb 16 OThe Peg of Your TentO: Narratives of North African Israeli Women Esther Schely-Newman 17 Nostalgia and Ambivalence: The Reconstruction of Jewish-Muslim Relations in Oulad Mansour Yoram Bilu and Andre Levy 18 The Sephardi Family and the Challenge of Assimilation: Family Ritual and Ethnic Reproduction Joelle Bahloul Appendix I: Population Graph, Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries Appendix II: Population Table, 1970s and 1980s Glossary Contributors Index
Responsibility: edited by Harvey E. Goldberg.


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