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Bialik and the Sephardim: The Ethnic Encoding of Modern Hebrew Literature

Lital Levy

in Poetic Trespass: Writing between Hebrew and Arabic in Israel/Palestine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162485
eISBN:
9781400852574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162485.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter reexamines the history and indeed the idea of Modern Hebrew literature through the tension between its dominant narrative, associated with Ashkenazi Jews, and the suppressed perspectives ... More


Arab, Jew, Arab Jew

Kimberly A. Arkin

in Rhinestones, Religion, and the Republic: Fashioning Jewishness in France

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804786003
eISBN:
9780804787901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786003.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

In response to post-colonial social and political changes in Metropolitan France, French Jews created new, publicly visible forms of Jewishness. But this shift was haunted by the specter of Jewish ... More


Twice Removed: Mizrahim in Gush Katif

Joyce Dalsheim

in Unsettling Gaza: Secular Liberalism, Radical Religion, and the Israeli Settlement Project

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199751204
eISBN:
9780199895014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751204.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter considers ethnicity (or race) in the struggle over settlement and the ways in which it marks moral and geographical boundaries. This chapter looks at the presence of Mizrahi Jews as ... More


Emissaries from the Holy Land: The Sephardic Diaspora and the Practice of Pan-Judaism in the Eighteenth Century

Matthias B. Lehmann

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804789653
eISBN:
9780804792462
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789653.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Emissaries from the Holy Land tells the story of a philanthropic network that was overseen by the Jewish community leadership in the Ottoman capital city of Istanbul between the 1720s and the 1820s ... More


When the Local Trumps the Global: The Jewish World of São Paulo, Brazil, 1924–1940

Jeffrey Lesser

in 1929: Mapping the Jewish World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720202
eISBN:
9781479878253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720202.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the life of Jewish immigrants in São Paulo, Brazil, during the period 1924–1940 to highlight the importance of the local and how national policies reinforced and promoted ... More


Pharyngeal Beauty and Depharyngealized Geek: Performing Ethnicity on Israeli Reality TV

Roey Gafter

in Raciolinguistics: How Language Shapes Our Ideas About Race

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190625696
eISBN:
9780190625726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190625696.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Among Israelis, Jewish ethnicity is usually understood as a dichotomy between Ashkenazi Jews (of European descent) and Mizrahi Jews (of Middle Eastern descent). The feature most stereotypically ... More


Jews in Israel: Effects of Categorization Practice on Research Findings and Research Frameworks

Aziza Khazzoom

in The Social Scientific Study of Jewry: Sources, Approaches, Debates

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199363490
eISBN:
9780190254650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199363490.003.0016
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the influence of categorization practice on the study of Jews in Israel. It describes the shift from old frameworks of modernization in favor of the pan-ethnic and Orientalist ... More


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