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“My Adherence to the Creed of Moses has not Diminished My Love for Muhammad’s Nation”: The Emergence and Demise of Iraqi-Jewish Modern Literary Culture[1]

This article focuses on the emergence and decline of modern Iraqi-Jewish literary culture. Among its aims is the attempt to free the study of the Iraqi Jewish cultural legacy from the shackles of both Zionist and Arab literary historiography as well as from the teleological reading of their role in Iraq in modern times. Continue reading

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From the fringes of the metropolis, a new center will emerge

Lisa Goldman response to me in her piece, "Does Israel’s cultural life offer hope for its democracy?”, and raises important points about the discussion of the connection between the cultural and the political. Here is mu Answer. Continue reading

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