The Resource Sephardi and Mizrahi Jews in America, Saba Soomekh, editor, (electronic resource)

Sephardi and Mizrahi Jews in America, Saba Soomekh, editor, (electronic resource)

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Sephardi and Mizrahi Jews in America
Title
Sephardi and Mizrahi Jews in America
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Saba Soomekh, editor
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Editor
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Language
eng
Summary
Sephardi and Mizrahi Jews in America includes academics, artists, writers, and civic and religious leaders who contributed chapters focusing on the Sephardi and Mizrahi experience in America. Topics will address language, literature, art, diaspora identity, and civic and political engagement. When discussing identity in America, one contributor will review and explore the distinct philosophy and culture of classic Sephardic Judaism, and how that philosophy and culture represents a viable option for American Jews who seek a rich and meaningful medium through which to balance Jewish tradition and modernity. Another chapter will provide a historical perspective of Sephardi/Ashkenazi Diasporic tensions. Additionally, contributors will address the term Sephardi as a self-imposed, collective, ethnic designation that had to be learned and naturalizedand its parameters defined and negotiatedin the new context of the United States and in conversation with discussions about Sephardic identity across the globe. align=left>This volume also will look at the theme of literature, focusing on Egyptian and Iranian writers in the United States. Continuing with the Iranian Jewish community, contributors will discuss the historical and social genesis of Iranian-American Jewish participation and leadership in American civic, political, and Jewish affairs. Another chapter reviews how art is used to express Iranian Diaspora identity and nostalgia. The significance of language among Sephardi and Mizrahi communities is discussed. One chapter looks at the Ladino-speaking Sephardic Jewish population of Seattle, while another confronts the experience of Judeo-Spanish speakers in the United States and how they negotiate identity via the use of language. In addition, scholars will explore how Judeo-Spanish speakers engage in dialogue with one another from a century ago, and furthermore, how they use and modify their language when they find themselves in Spanish-speaking areas today
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Dewey number
973.04924
Index
no index present
LC call number
E184.35
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Casden Institute for the study of the Jewish role in American life annual review
Series volume
volume 13
Target audience
adult
Sephardi and Mizrahi Jews in America, Saba Soomekh, editor, (electronic resource)
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Sephardi and Mizrahi Jews in America, Saba Soomekh, editor, (electronic resource)
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1 online resource (160 pages)
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9781612494258
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