Jews of the Middle East and North Africa in modern times

by James Tyler Kent

Publisher: Columbia University Press in New York, NY

Written in English
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StatementReeva Spector Simon, Michael Menachem Laskier, and Sara Reguer, editors.
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Paginationxvi, 549 p. :
Number of Pages549
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Anti-Jewish riots in most Middle Eastern and North African countries after the establishment of the State of Israeland subsequent outbursts of anti-Jewish fervor that accompanied Israeli victories over the Arab states, ultimately led to the emigration of entire communities indigenous to the Middle East and North Africa since ancient times.

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Upon examining the history and heritage of the Jewish people, we find that Judaism is deeply connected to the Middle East and North Africa: Sarah and Abraham came from Mesopotamia, the land that is today Iraq — the same land where the first yeshivas and the Babylonian Talmud were developed.

The festival Purim celebrates the liberation of ancient Iranian (Persian) Jews, and Passover tells the. Jews of the Middle East and North Africa in modern times.

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The Jews of the Middle East and North Africa in Modern Times. New York: Columbia University Press, Stillman, Norman. "Fading Shadows of the Past: Jews in the Islamic World." In Survey of Jewish Affairsedited by William Frankel.

Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, Stillman, Norman. The Jews of Arab Lands: A History and. The authors demonstrate how the Middle East and North Africa have participated in and shaped the grand currents of global history during the past two centuries.

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“Ohio State University history Professor Robert Davis describes the White Slave Trade as minimized by most modern historians in his book Christian Slaves, Muslim Masters: White Slavery in the Mediterranean, the Barbary Coast and Italy, –Davis estimates that 1 million to million Europeans were enslaved in North Africa, from the beginning of the 16th century to the middle of.

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Islam and Judaism: Fourteen Hundred Years of Shared Values. Portland, Or.: The Institute for Judaic Studies in the Pacific Northwest, n.d. The report shows that a century ago Christians comprised 20% of the population in the Middle East and north Africa, but since then the proportion has.

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