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Outside the Mellah: Market, Law, and Muslim-Jewish Encounters

Aomar Boum

in Memories of Absence: How Muslims Remember Jews in Morocco

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804786997
eISBN:
9780804788519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786997.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

Using private collections of legal Islamic documents and ethnographic data, this chapter discusses the economic and social relations between Jews and Muslims. In southern Morocco, Jews were able to ... More


Evacuation: City Lights

Yfaat Weiss

in A Confiscated Memory: Wadi Salib and Haifa's Lost Heritage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152266
eISBN:
9780231526265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152266.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter addresses spatial similarity and difference through the observation of Moroccan Jews prior to their immigration to Israel, concentrating on the poorest among them, the residents of the ... More


“Curating the Mellah”: Cultural Conservation, Jewish Heritage Tourism, and Normalization Debates in Morocco and Tunisia, 1960s–2017

Aomar Boum

in Social Currents in North Africa: Culture and Governance after the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190876036
eISBN:
9780190943127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876036.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the movement of cultural renovation and marketing of Jewish heritage in Tunisia and Morocco and its ties to the development of a Jewish cultural tourism that targets Israeli ... More


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