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The Girl in the Tree:Gender and Sacred Song

Maureen Jackson

in Mixing Musics: Turkish Jewry and the Urban Landscape of a Sacred Song

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804780155
eISBN:
9780804785662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804780155.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Republican Jewish memoirs and oral histories challenge the conceptual exclusion of girls and women from the male-only performance practice of the Maftirim. This chapter extends recent ... More


The People and the Book: Print and the Transformation of Jewish Culture in Early Modern Europe

David B. Ruderman

in Faithful Narratives: Historians, Religion, and the Challenge of Objectivity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451829
eISBN:
9780801471056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451829.003.0006
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter discusses how the study of Jewish culture in early modern Europe has flourished with an outburst of books and essays. Most of this scholarship, however, is exclusively focused on a ... More


A Jewish Voice from Ottoman Salonica: The Ladino Memoir of Sa'adi Besalel a-Levi

Aron Rodrigue and Sarah Abrevaya Stein (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771665
eISBN:
9780804781770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771665.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book presents the complete text of the earliest known Ladino memoir, transliterated from the original script, translated into English, and introduced and explicated by the editors. The ... More


Three Responsible for the Fate of the World: Ángel Sanz Briz and Jorge Perlasca

Tabea Alexa Linhard

in Jewish Spain: A Mediterranean Memory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804787390
eISBN:
9780804791885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787390.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter centers on accounts of Spanish diplomats who were instrumental in protecting Jews in Eastern Europe and the Balkans and who have been designated as “Righteous Among the Nations.” The ... More


Conclusion

Laura E. Matthew

in Memories of Conquest: Becoming Mexicano in Colonial Guatemala

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835371
eISBN:
9781469601793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882580_matthew.12
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This conclusion argues that the new Ciudad Vieja eventually lost its Mexicano identity and was rapidly absorbed into Guatemala City. Even though it stopped being a Mexicano town in the process, ... More


Preface

in A Jewish Voice from Ottoman Salonica: The Ladino Memoir of Sa'adi Besalel a-Levi

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771665
eISBN:
9780804781770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771665.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This is an English translation of the Ladino memoir of Sa'adi Besalel a-Levi (1820–1903), an Ottoman Jew who lived in the port city of Salonica (present-day Thessaloniki). Ladino was the ... More


Midwest City Life: The Sephardim and the German-Jews

Ellen F. Steinberg and Jack H. Prost

in From the Jewish Heartland: Two Centuries of Midwest Foodways

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036200
eISBN:
9780252093159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036200.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter focuses on the Sephardic Jews who settled in the Midwest. Wherever the Sephardi settled in the Heartland, the local press often noted their presence and customs, because they were ... More


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