Jews and Muslims in Morocco : their intersecting worlds / edited by Joseph Chetrit, Jane S. Gerber, and Drora Arussy.

Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, an imprint of The Rowman & Littlefield Publsihing Group, inc., [2021]
xiii, 492 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.


Sephardic and Mizrahi studies
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"Jews and Muslims of Morocco collects accounts of the intersecting worlds and emergent shared customs and culture, suggesting that the unique atmosphere in Morocco allowed for Rabbinic empowerment and a more practical approach to halakhah"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Section 1. Political and Social Interactions -- Refuge in Morocco after 1492: From Iberian Outcast to Moroccan Dhimmi / Jane S. Gerber -- Jews and the Moroccan Monarchy in the Age of Imperialism / Daniel J. Schroeter -- Sultan Sidi Mohammed ben Youssef and the Jews of Morocco During the Second World War: New Discoveries / Joseph Chetrit -- Centering the Margin: Family Networks, Occupational Mobility and Saharan Jews / Aomar Boum -- Jewish Bodies, Muslim Bodies, and French Medicine in Morocco / Jonathan G. Katz -- Section 2. Cultural Commonalities -- Sebaa Ouled Ben Zmirou in Jewish and Muslim Contexts: Return to the Dead and Encounters After Death / José Alberto Rodrigues da Silva Tavim -- Invisible Neighbors: Demonology Between Jews and Muslims in Morocco / Noam Sienna -- A Common Language: Popular Music in Morocco / Vanessa Paloma Elbaz -- The Aḥwash: Articulations of a Shared Amazigh (Berber) Cultural Tradition in Morocco and its Diaspora / Sarah Levin -- Section 3. Religious Traditions and Halakhic Developments -- Liturgy: An Overlooked Space in the Moroccan Jewish Musical Map / Edwin Seroussi -- The Image of Morocco in the Poetry of R. David Ben Ḥassin (1727-1792) / André Elbaz -- Muslims and Christians in the Writings of 20th Century Hakhamim of Morocco / David Moshe Biton -- Traveling Between Place and Faith: Moroccan Jews Migrating to the Holy Land in the Nineteenth Century / Michal Ben Ya'akov -- Takkanot of the Moroccan Rabbis Concerning the Inheritances of Wives and Daughters in the 15th to 20th Centuries / Moche Amar -- Rabbi Refael ben Dva"sh: Precursor of Moroccan Legal Activity / Melech (Elimelech) Westreich -- Section 4. Memoirs in Word and Image -- Memories of Jewish-Muslim Coexistence in the New Mellaḥ of Meknes and Jewish Heritage Conservation in Post-Colonial Morocco / Ahmed Chouari -- Growing up in the Mellaḥ of Taroudant: Spaces, Time, Acquaintances and Rupture. A Memoir with Two Poems / Joseph Chetrit -- Delacroix and the Jews of Morocco / Maurice Arama.
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  • 1793624925 (hardcover)
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