EBOOK (The Jews of the Middle East and North Africa in Modern Times) ✓ Reeva Spector Simon

Despite considerable research on the Diaspora In The Middle diaspora in the Middle and Africa since 1800 there has until now been no comprehensive synthesis that illuminates both the differences and commonalities in Jewish experience across a range of countries and cultures This lacuna in both Jewish and Middle Eastern studies is due partly to the fact that in eneral histories of the region Jews have been omitted from the standard narrative. The Jews of the Middle East and North Africa in Modern Times

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Nization that enabled the Jews to play a pivotal role in their respective countries in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries The first half of the book is thematic covering topics ranging from languages to economic life and from religion and music to the world of women The second half is a country languages to economic life and from religion and music to the world of women The second half is a country country survey that covers Turkey Syria Lebanon IsraelPalestine Ira Iran Afghanistan Yemen Egypt women The second half is a country country survey that covers Turkey Syria Lebanon IsraelPalestine Ira Iran Afghanistan Yemen Egypt Sudan Libya Tunisia Algeria and Moroc. As part of the religious ethnic mosaic that was traditional Islamic society Jews were but ONE AMONG NUMEROUS MINORITIES AND SO among numerous minorities and so lacked a systematic treatmentAddressing this important oversight this volume documents the variety and diversity of Jewish life in the region over the last two hundred this volume documents the variety and diversity of Jewish life in the region over the last two hundred It explains the changes that affected the communities under Islamic rule during its olden age and describes the processes of moder. ,