Jews in the Cultural Fusion of Tunisia

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Editor & Curator

Ori Z. Soltes.


Washington, D.C., USA, 1996. Booklet, 29 pp., illustrations: 20 b&w, 17.7 × 25.5 cm. English.


B’nai B’rith Klutznick National Jewish Museum (1996)


The history of Tunisian Jewry, with particular emphasis on their commonalities with the Muslim population, and the tradition of cultural fusion and exchange between them. 11 brief essays, including: “Jewish History and Culture”, “Judaism and Islam: Tunisia in the Medieval Period”, “The Sephardic Must’arabic [Mozarabic] Interweave”, and “Tunisia, Judaism, and Islam towards Modern History”. No itemized listing.

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AmuletsDjerbaHamsasIslamic ArtOil lamps, ancientScrolls of Esther, illuminatedShabbat lampsShiviti plaques, metalSilversmithingSynagogues, TunisiaTombstones, ancientYad

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