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Studies in the history of the Jews of Morocco

David Corcos

Studies in the history of the Jews of Morocco

by David Corcos

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Published by R. Mass in Jerusalem .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Morocco
    • Subjects:
    • Jews -- Morocco -- History.,
    • Morocco -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesMeḥḳarim be-toldot ha-Yehudim be-Maroḳo.
      Statementby David Corcos ; introd. by E. Ashtor.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS135.M8 C67
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 375 p. :
      Number of Pages375
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4710717M
      LC Control Number77951287

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Description: xviii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: The Jews of Morocco under the MarinidesLes Juifs du Maroc et leurs mellahsRéflexions sur l'onomastique judéo-nord-africaineQuelques aspects de la société juive dans le vieux Maroc[Le-ofi yaḥasam shel shalite ha-Almohadon la-YehudimYehude Maroko.

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Studies in the history of the Jews of Morocco Studies in the history of the Jews of Morocco by David Corcos Published by R. Mass in :   The Mellah Society is a compact yet detailed and fascinating account of Jewish life in precolonial Morocco, based on the voluminous but rarely studied writings of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Judeo-Moroccan sages.

Shlomo Deshen, author of several books on North African Jewish immigrants to Israel, here turns his attention to the past. Taking as his focus the tension between Reviews: 3. book is a political history of the Jews of Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia chiefly from official aspects of the Jewish history of Morocco in the 20th century.

Arab and Jewish, several studies. Jewish history is the history of the Jews, and their nation, religion and culture, as it developed and interacted with other peoples, religions and gh Judaism as a religion first appears in Greek records during the Hellenistic period (–31 BCE) and the earliest mention of Israel is inscribed on the Merneptah Stele dated – BCE, religious literature tells the story.

I read reviews on other books on the history of the Jews before selecting this book. This book may be like reading a college textbook, but as Paul Johnson tells, the Jewish race is the only race who has a written record that goes back to first recorded time.

Johnson had written an excellent history of God and His chosen s: Jews and the Mediterranean considers the historical potency and uniqueness of what happens when Sephardi, Mizrahi, and Ashkenazi Jews meet in the Mediterranean region.

By focusing on the specificity of the Jewish experience, the essays gathered in this volume emphasize human agency and culture over the length of Mediterranean history.

Black Morocco: A History of Slavery, Race and Islam chronicles the experiences, identity, and agency of enslaved black people in Morocco from the sixteenth century to the beginning of the twentieth demonstrates the extent to which religion orders society but also the extent to which the economic and political conditions influence the religious discourse and the ideology of Reviews: Once a thriving community, by the late s,Jews had emigrated from Morocco.

Today, fewer than 4, Jews remain. Despite a centuries-long presence, the Jewish narrative in Moroccan history has largely been suppressed through national historical amnesia, Jewish absence, and a growing dismay over the Palestinian conflict. Rambam Is Studied Daily by Jews Worldwide Rabbi Moshe ben Maimon ( 1), known in the Jewish world by the acronym “Rambam” and to the world at large as “Maimonides,” is one of the most important figures in the history of Torah scholarship.

His magnum opus is his Mishneh Torah, a systematic codification of Jewish law. Most cities have a mellah, which is an old Jewish quarter, along with Jewish cemeteries and synagogues. Mittelman, who has spent 40 years absorbing the history, culture and religious practices of Jews in Morocco, leads groups of students on tours of Jewish sights as part of an advanced seminar.

He said there’s plenty to read ahead of a visit. His contribution to the field of Oriental Jewish history, especially in Syria, has been recognized in a series of awards, including the Ben-Zvi Prize for Research in Oriental Jewry (), and the Zalman Shazar Prize for Research in Jewish History (), the latter for the Hebrew edition of his book, Intrigue and Revolution in the Jewish.

Le Desk also reported that Morocco had considered incorporating Jewish-Moroccan history, as well as Holocaust studies, into its educational system back in The government, however, failed to. Synopsis This study uses the extraordinary life of Meir Macnin, a prosperous Jewish merchant, as a lens for examining the Jewish community of Morocco and its relationship to the Sephardi world in the lateth and earlyth : Daniel J.

Schroeter. The history of the Jews in Morocco by some accounts began in BCE, when they came with Phoenician traders after the Babylonian destruction of Jerusalem. They settled among the local Berber tribes in the Anti-Atlas region, where they brought a worldly view and introduced Judaism to a populace that previously had worshipped the natural world.

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Moroccan Almoravid ruler Yusuf ibn Tashfin expels Moroccan Jews who do not (The Mishneh Torah) in Jewish History as well as, in Arabic, many philosophical works including the (Guide for the Perplexed).

Yehuda Halevi issues a call to the Jews to emigrate to Palestine. He is buried in Jerusalem. Printing of Jewish books by mechanical. Zhor Rehihil, curator of the Museum of Moroccan Judaism, stands in the main gallery of the Arab world’s only Jewish museum – a project that has become her life’s work in reviving Morocco.

Moroccan Jews (Arabic: اليهود المغاربة ‎, romanized: al-Yahūd al-Maghāriba Hebrew: יהודים מרוקאים Yehudim Maroka'im) are Jews who live or have lived in icant Jewish population migrated from Spain and Portugal (Sephardic Jews), after the Spanish Inquisition, to this area and settled among the were later met by a second wave of.“This is an important book that deserves a wide readership.

Through a vivid portrait of a Jewish family’s entanglement with the law in pre-colonial Morocco, it puts to rest die-hard tales about colonial modernization and the perennial animosity between Muslims and Jews.”—Francesca Trivellato, author of The Familiarity of Strangers: The Sephardic Diaspora, Livorno, and Cross-Cultural.A tour of Jewish history through the millennia, from our biblical fathers to the upheavals of the 20th century Jewish History - The story of the Jewish People over 3, years Here's a great tip!