Juifs d’ Algérie

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Translated title Jews of Algiers

Anne Hélène Hoog.


Paris, France, 2012. 271 pp., illustrations: 110 col., 42 b&w, 26 × 20 cm. French.




Musée d’ Art et d’ Histoire du Judaïsme (28 September 2012–27 January 2013)


The history of Algerian Jewry, from its ancient beginnings to present day. Catalog in two main parts: 10 chronological chapters addressing various religious, social or political phenomena: the influx of Spanish Jews, the Consistoire Israélites, the Dreyfus Affair, problems with Citizenship, Algerian Jews and the Vichy regime, etc; and 16 brief essays on the synagogues of Algeria and Oran, Algerian Jewish women, Algerian Jewish costume, the Jewish cemeteries of Algeria, etc. Basic catalog listing. 277 items

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Antisemitic images/objectsArchaeological findsBoxers, professionalCairo GenizahCemeteries, AlgeriaFilm industryHammam LifHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Spain, 15th CHistorical documentsHistorical photographsHolocaustJewish PressKetubbotMezuzah casesPaintings, biblical imagesPaintings, synagoguesParisPortraits, rabbisPostcardsPrayerbooks/MahzorsPrints, Jewish customs & ceremoniesRimmonimSeals/Stamps, ancientSoldiers (Jewish) & related objectsSynagogues, AlgeriaSynagogues, FranceSynagogues, OranTalit bagsTorah Ark curtains

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