Josef Meri, D.Phil. (1999), Oxford University, is Faculty Associate at the Center for the Study of Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relations, Merrimack College, U.S.A. He has published extensively on the history of Muslim-non-Muslim relations in the Middle East in past and present. He recently published (ed.) The Routledge Handbook of Muslim-Jewish Relations (2016) and a historical introduction to Pilgrims and Pilgrimage in Islam is forthcoming with Edinburgh University Press.
Specialists and post-graduate students interested in Jewish-Muslim relations, Islamic and Jewish history and culture and interfaith relations as well as academic libraries.
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1 The Academic Study of Islamicate Jewry
Norman A. Stillman
2 The “Upright Community”: Interpreting the Righteousness and Salvation of the People of the Book in the Qurʾān
3 Jews and Muslims [Re]Define Gender Relations in Their Sacred Books: yimshol and qawwāmūn
4 How did Jewish Prayer in the Medieval Islamic World Differ from Its Equivalent in Christian Countries?
Stefan C. Reif
5 A Matter of Script? Arabic and Judaeo-Arabic in the Genizah Collections
6 Muslim-Jewish Relations in the Duties of Hearts: A.S. Yahuda and His Study of Judaism
7 A Fatwā by al-Māzarī (d. 536/1141) on a Jewish Silk Merchant in Gafsa
8 “There on the Poplars [Arabs] We Hung Up [Rely On] Our Lyres [Jewish Music]”: Rabbi ʿOvadyah Yosef’s Halakhic Rulings on Arabic Music
9 ‘Once Upon a Time Our Home Was in Spain’; Comparing Diaspora Discourses among Morisco Descendants and Sephardim Today
Marta Dominguez Diaz
10 Muslim-Jewish Relations in France through the Lens of Recent Cinema
Dinah Assouline Stillman
11 Remembering the Jewish Past through Song in Contemporary Tunisia