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Modern Middle Eastern Jewish thought [[electronic resource] ] : writings on identity, politics, and culture, 1893-1958 / / edited by Moshe Behar and Zvi Ben-Dor Benite


Waltham, Mass., : Brandeis University Press, 2013





[1st ed.]

Descrizione fisica

1 online resource (301 p.)


The Brandeis library of modern Jewish thought

The Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry series

Altri autori (Persone)


Ben-Dor BeniteZvi




Jews - Middle East - Identity

Arabs - Middle East - Ethnic identity

Jews - Middle East - Intellectual life - 20th century

Arabs - Middle East - Intellectual life - 20th century

Jewish nationalism - Middle East

Arab nationalism - Middle East

Zionism - Palestine - History - 20th century

Israel Ethnic relations

Lingua di pubblicazione



Materiale a stampa

Livello bibliografico


Note generali

Includes index.

Nota di contenuto

Title Page; Dedication; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Editors' Note; Introduction: Mizrahi and Modern Middle Eastern Thought: Present and Past; Avraham Elmaleh; 1 | East and West; Ya'qub Sannu'; 2 | Some Teachings of the Koran; 3 | Transvaal's Exemplary Rebels; 4 | The Koran; 5 | Ottoman Imperial Schools; 6 | My Last Dream; 7 | John Bull and the Egyptian Student; 8 | My Poor Eyes; 9 | Letter to Philip Tarrazi; Esther Azhari Moyal; 10 | Address at the American College for Girls in Beirut; 11 | Our Renaissance; Murà„d Farag; 12 | The War for Our Nation; Nissim Ya'acov Malul

13 | Our Status in the Country, or the Question of Learning ArabicBen-Zion Meir Hai Uziel; 14 | Angels of Peace; 15 | A Speech in the

Celebration of My Jubilee; Joseph Aslan Cattaui Pacha; 16 | On Solidarity and on Diversity; Hayyim Ben-Kiki; 17 | European Culture in the East; 18 | On the Question of All Questions Concerning the Settling of the Land; Menahem Salih Daniel; 19 | Letter to Chayyim Weizmann; David Avisar; 20 | A Proposal Concerning the Question of Understanding and Reaching an Agreement with the Arabs of the Land of Israel; Elie (Eliyahu) Eliachar

21 | A Jew of Palestine before the Royal Commission22 | Jews and Arabs; Ibrahim al-Kabir; 23 | Evidence Given to Palestine's Anglo-American Committee of Inquiry, Which Visited Baghdad; Yusuf Harun Zilkha and Sasson Shalom Dallal; 24 | Zionism against Arabs and Jews; 25 | Last Letter; Marsil Shirizi; 26 | Anti-Zionism for the Sake of Jews and the Sake of Egypt; Henri Curiel; 27 | Egyptian Communists and the Jewish Question; 28 | What Ought to Be the First Official Message from the DMNL to the Israeli Communist Party?; 29 | Some Clarifications on "Social Democracy"; Sami Michael

30 | The Newly Arrived Men of LettersJacqueline Shohet Kahanoff; 31 | Bridge to the Oriental Immigrants; David Sitton; 32 | A Call for Deepening "The Mizrahi Consciousness" among Us; Avraham Abbas; 33 | From Ingathering to Integration: The Communal Problem in Israel; Publication Credits; Index


The first anthology of modern Middle Eastern Jewish thought