Community life in nineteenth -century Moroccan Jewry

Shlomo Deshen*

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In this, and the chapter that follows, the debate on the Jewish condition in Morocco is further explored, and Moroccan Jewish communities are studied in two specific settings, the urban and the tribal. In the present chapter, drawing upon pertinent material from the writings of predominantly city-based Moroccan rabbis, Deshen summarizes some of the conclusions of his book on urban Moroccan Jewry, The Mellah Society. The reader may find full notations there.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationJews among Muslims
Subtitle of host publicationCommunities in the Precolonial Middle East
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages11
ISBN (Electronic)9781349248636
ISBN (Print)9780333626559
StatePublished - 7 Jan 2016


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