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By Shlomo Deshen, Walter P. Zenner

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ISBN-10: 1349248630

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Jews between Muslims is a suite of analytical and photograph descriptions of Jewish groups in North Africa and the center East within the nineteenth and early twentieth century, written via anthropologists and historians. The introductory chapters set heart japanese Jewry into comparative settings. specific chapters are dedicated to lots of the significant groups, reminiscent of Morocco, Yemen, Iraq, Iran. one of the particular themes taken care of are: neighborhood autonomy, spiritual lifestyles and management, girls and relatives lifestyles, schooling, social etiquette.

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Jews between Muslims is a set of analytical and photo descriptions of Jewish groups in North Africa and the center East within the nineteenth and early twentieth century, written by way of anthropologists and historians. The introductory chapters set center japanese Jewry into comparative settings. specific chapters are dedicated to many of the significant groups, corresponding to Morocco, Yemen, Iraq, Iran.

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The father, who regards himself as having the right to determine the fate of his children in their studies, in their choice of profession and of marriagepartner, is supported by the firm belief that tradition legitimizes his actions. The same holds for the control of the wife by the husband; although sources in halakha and homiletics suggest an idealized image of harmony and consideration in this area (and indeed something of that has remained in every Jewish home), much of the behavior within the family does not coincide with the ideal.

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