Across Legal Lines

Author: Jessica M. Marglin
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300225083
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Drawing on a broad range of archival documents, Marglin expands our understanding of contemporary relations between Jews and Muslims and changes the way we think about Jewish history, the Middle East, and the nature of legal pluralism.

Feeling Jewish

Author: Devorah Baum
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300231342
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Ranging from Franz Kafka to Philip Roth, Sarah Bernhardt to Woody Allen, Anne Frank to Nathan Englander, Feeling Jewish bridges the usual fault lines between left and right, insider and outsider, Jew and Gentile, and even Semite and anti ...

Memories Of Absence

Author: Aomar Boum
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 0804788510
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Memories of Absence investigates how four successive generations remember the lost Jewish community.

The Renaissance Of Jewish Culture In Weimar Germany

Author: Michael Brenner
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300077209
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In fact, says Michael Brenner in this intriguing book, the Jewish population of Weimar Germany became more aware of its Jewishness and created new forms of German-Jewish culture in literature, music, fine arts, education, and scholarship.

Religious Pluralism And Islamic Law

Author: Anver M. Emon
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191637742
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This book addresses the problem of the concept of 'tolerance' for understanding the significance of the dhimmi rules that governed and regulated non-Muslim permanent residents in Islamic lands.

The Music Libel Against The Jews

Author: Ruth HaCohen
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300177992
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Ruth HaCohen focuses her study on a "musical libel"--a variation on the Passion story that recurs in various forms and cultures in which an innocent Christian boy is killed by a Jew in order to silence his "harmonious musicality.

A History Of Muslims Christians And Jews In The Middle East

Author: Heather J. Sharkey
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1108155863
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Today, this diversity is mostly absent. In this book, Heather J. Sharkey examines the history that Muslims, Christians, and Jews once shared against the shifting backdrop of state policies.

The Texture Of Memory

Author: James Edward Young
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300059915
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Examines Holcaust monuments and museums in Europe, Israel, and America, exploring how every nation remembers the Holocaust according to its own tradtions, ideals, and experiences, and how these memorials reflect their place... this book ...


Author: Maya Barzilai
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 1479889652
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Introduction: The Golem condition -- 1. The face of destruction: Paul Wegener's World War I Golem films -- 2. The Golem cult of 1921 New York: between redemption and expulsion -- 3. Our enemies, ourselves: Israel's monsters of 1948 -- 4.

Black Morocco

Author: Chouki El Hamel
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 110702577X
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Chronicles the experiences, identity, agency and achievements of enslaved black people in Morocco from the sixteenth century to the beginning of the twentieth century.