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Educated Wandering Jews, 800–1250

Maristella Botticini and Zvi Eckstein

in The Chosen Few: How Education Shaped Jewish History, 70-1492

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144870
eISBN:
9781400842483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144870.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter shows that once the Jews became literate, urban, and engaged in skilled occupations, they began migrating within the vast territory under Muslim rule—stretching from the Iberian ... More


Preparing for Statehood

Gabriel Sheffer

in Moshe Sharett: Biography of a Political Moderate

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279945
eISBN:
9780191684326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279945.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the wake of the Second World War that wreaked havoc on the European Jewish Diaspora, the stage was set for drastic change in the Zionist movement and in its positions and tactics. The members of ... More


Dissident Rabbi: The Life of Jacob Sasportas

Yaacob Dweck

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691183572
eISBN:
9780691189949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183572.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In 1665, Sabbetai Zevi, a self-proclaimed Messiah with a mass following throughout the Ottoman Empire and Europe, announced that the redemption of the world was at hand. As Jews everywhere rejected ... More


East meets the West: Fiqh al-Aqalliyat (Muslim jurisprudence on minorities); Dina de-Malchuta Dina (the law of the kingdom is the law); Dar al-Islam (abode of Islam); Dar al-Harb (abode of war)

Amikam Nachmani

in Haunted Presents: Europeans, Muslim Immigrants and the Onus of Histories

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784993078
eISBN:
9781526128560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993078.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

For 2000 years Jews have lived in exile as viable Jewish minority communities by recognizing the “law of the kingdom” (Dina de Malchuta) as their law alongside a system of rabbinic rulings (Responsa) ... More


Entrepreneurship, Networking, and the Success of Early Christianity

Robert B. Ekelund Jr. and Robert D. Tollison

in Economic Origins of Roman Christianity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226200026
eISBN:
9780226200040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226200040.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter has three primary goals: (1) to initiate an integration of the economic theories of entrepreneurship and networking with sociological and historical analyses of the initial spread of ... More


The Mediterranean Diaspora in Late Antiquity: What Christianity Cost the Jews

Ross Shepard Kraemer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190222277
eISBN:
9780190222291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190222277.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion in the Ancient World

The alliance of the Roman Empire with the emerging orthodox Christian church in the early fourth century had profound consequences for the large population of Greek- (and Latin-)speaking Jews living ... More


My Father’s Family

Lee Shai Weissbach

in A Jewish Life on Three Continents: The Memoir of Menachem Mendel Frieden

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804783637
eISBN:
9780804786201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783637.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Frieden begins his memoir with an account of his parents’ family background. This sets the stage for the story of his own life, but in doing also begins to provide insights into some of the factors ... More


Children’s Gaze in Contemporary Cinema: A Transatlantic Poetics of Exile and Historical Memory

Cecilia Enjuto-Rangel

in Transatlantic Studies: Latin America, Iberia, and Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620252
eISBN:
9781789623857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620252.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This essay examines two contemporary films whose child protagonists end up in exile due to the violent military regimes in their respective native countries: Paisito (Small country, 2008), a ... More


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