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The essays in this book depict the social and intellectual ferment of the former Marranos from Spain and Portugal who returned to the fold of Judaism in Western Europe during the seventeenth century and established new Jewish communities in Amsterdam, Hamburg and London.
Edited by Benjamin H. Hary, John L. Hayes and Fred Astren
This volume, which is a tribute to Professor William Brinner, is a collection of essays that deal with the interaction of Judaism and Islam over generations from different perspectives: historical, religious, philosophical, linguistic and literary.
Medieval Jewish literature from the 10th century onwards drew heavily on Arabic literary models. This important new study discusses the impact of Arabic literature on Jewish literature and medieval Jewish culture.
Edited by Chaya Brasz and Yosef Kaplan
The 25 essays in this volume revolve around the self-perception of Dutch Jews and the way they were viewed by others from the beginning of the Jewish presence in the Netherlands through the Shoah and its aftermath.
Leon J. Weinberger
Moses Dar'ī of Alexandria was the product of both Arab courtly culture and Jewish civilization, and certainly the most gifted poet of medieval Karaism. This collection of his work reflects the tension and blend between his two contrasting backgrounds.
Benjamin H. Hary
Contains a study of multiglossia in Judeo-Arabic, in addition to a critical edition, annotated translation, and a cultural and grammatical study of The Purim Scroll of the Cairene Jewish Community, written in 1524 to commemorate their rescue from persecution.
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