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Harvey Goldberg (ed.), <i>Sephardi and Middle Eastern Jewries: History and Culture in the Modern Era</i>. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1996. xviii + 346 pp.

Michael M. Laskier

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry an Annual XV 1999

Published in print February 2000 | ISBN: 9780195134681
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199848652 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134681.003.0023

Series: Studies in Contemporary Jewry

Harvey Goldberg (ed.), Sephardi and Middle Eastern Jewries: History and Culture in the Modern Era. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1996. xviii + 346 pp.

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A review of the book, Sephardi and Middle Eastern Jewries: History and Culture in the Modern Era by Harvey Goldberg (ed.) is presented. The book is based on a conference held in Israel in 1991 on the eve of the Persian Gulf War. It deals not only with Jews of Arab lands but also with Jews in Ottoman Turkey, the Balkans and Iran. It is not a textbook; rather, it is a compilation of multifaceted studies. Altogether there are eighteen chapters, two appendixes pertaining to population data, and a glossary.

Keywords: Turkey; Jews; Balkans

Chapter.  2062 words. 

Subjects: History of Religion

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