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by Moshe Behar,Zvi Ben-Dor Benite

Author: Moshe Behar,Zvi Ben-Dor Benite
Subcategory: Middle East
Language: English
Publisher: Brandeis University Press; 1 edition (April 9, 2013)
Pages: 272 pages
Category: History
Rating: 4.7
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Brandeis Library of Modern Jewish Thought) . .This book should be taught widely in college courses on Jewish and Middle Eastern history. Lital Levy, Princeton University).

FREE shipping on qualifying offers. This volume opens the canon of modern Jewish thought to the all too often overlooked writings of Jews from the Arab East. Moshe Behar and Zvi Ben-Dor Benite have done a great service to scholarship by bringing together sources that reflect the robust discourse among Jewish intellectuals of Middle Eastern origin. They are to be heartily commended for this important act of historical reclamation.

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This volume opens the canon of modern Jewish thought to the vibrant and compelling-yet all too often .

This volume opens the canon of modern Jewish thought to the vibrant and compelling-yet all too often overlooked-writings of Jews from the Arab East, from the close of the nineteenth century to the middle of the twentieth. Whether they identified as Sephardim, Mizrahim, anticolonialists, or Zionists, these thinkers engaged the fundamental challenges and transformations of Middle Eastern Jewry in this decisive period. In an illuminating and provocative introduction, Moshe Behar and Zvi Ben-Dor Benite present Jewish culture and politics situated within overlapping Arabic, Islamic, and colonial.

Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry. The Brandeis Library of Modern Jewish Thought. This library aims to redefine the canon of modern Jewish thought by publishing primary source readings from individual Jewish thinkers or groups of thinkers in reliable English translations. Designed for courses in modern Jewish philosophy, thought, and intellectual history, each volume features a general introduction and annotations to each source with the instructor and student in mind.

Moshe Behar and Zvi Ben-Dor Benite present Jewish culture and politics situated within overlapping Arabic .

Moshe Behar and Zvi Ben-Dor Benite present Jewish culture and politics situated within overlapping Arabic, Islamic, and colonial contexts. This volume opens the canon of modern Jewish thought to the all too often overlooked writings of Jews from the Arab East, from the close of the nineteenth century to the middle of the twentieth. Whether they identified as Sephardim, Mizrahim, anticolonialists, or Zionists, these thinkers engaged the challenges and transformations of Middle Eastern Jewry in this decisive period. Moshe Behar and Zvi Ben-Dor Benite present Jewish culture and politics situated within overlapping Arabic, Islami. ONTINUE READING.

The first anthology of modern Middle Eastern Jewish thought. Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry. Moshe Behar and Zvi Ben-Dor Benite present Jewish culture and politics situated within overlapping Arabic, Islamic, and colonial contexts. Brandeis University Press.

Series: Tauber Institute Series for the Study of European Jewry & The .

Series: Tauber Institute Series for the Study of European Jewry & The Brandeis Library of Modern Jewish Thought. This volume opens the canon of modern Jewish thought to the vibrant and compelling-yet all too often overlooked-writings of Jews from the Arab East, from the close of the nineteenth century to the middle of the twentieth. In an illuminating and provocative introduction, Moshe Behar and Zvi Ben-Dor Benite present Jewish culture and politics situated within overlapping Arabic, Islamic, and colonial contexts.

writings on identity, politics, and culture 1893-1958. The Brandeis library of modern Jewish thought, The Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry series. 1st ed. by Moshe Behar, Zvi Ben-Dor Benite.

Moshe Behar, Zvi Ben-Dor Benite, eds. Modern Middle Eastern Jewish . Waltham: Brandeis University Press, 2013. Rethinking Arab Jewish Modernity: The Unknown Middle Eastern Canon. Modern Middle Eastern Jewish Thought: Writings on Identity, Politics, and Culture, 1893-1958. This anthology is a remarkable achievement and an outstanding selection of original texts written by important Jewish intellectuals in the modern period.

During the discussion on the occasion of the publication of Modern Middle Eastern Jewish Thought: Writings on Identity, Politics, and Culture, 1893–1958 we will examine how Jews in the Middle East viewed modernism and the processes of secularization.

This volume opens the canon of modern Jewish thought to the all too often overlooked writings of Jews from the Arab East, from the close of the nineteenth century to the middle of the twentieth. Whether they identified as Sephardim, Mizrahim, anticolonialists, or Zionists, these thinkers engaged the challenges and transformations of Middle Eastern Jewry in this decisive period. Moshe Behar and Zvi Ben-Dor Benite present Jewish culture and politics situated within overlapping Arabic, Islamic, and colonial contexts. The editors invite the reader to reconsider contemporary evocations of Levantine, Mizrahi, and Arab Jewish identities against the backdrop of writings by earlier Middle Eastern Jewish intellectuals who critically assessed or contested the implications of Western presence and Western Jewish presence in the Middle East; religion and secularization; and the rise of nationalism, communism, and Zionism, as well as the State of Israel.