African and African Heritage Jews: Western Perspectives

By Marla Brettschneider

Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute, March 2011

Academic research of African Jewish Communities is questioning the origin and authenticity of Jewishness in these communities. The insistence of questioning whether these communities are truly Jewish raises policy issues and may impact our understanding of the emergent communities as they are studied.

Topic: Policy, Jewish Identity, African Jews, Geography, Scholarship, Religion, Academic Research, Identity

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.41/no.678

Page Number(s): 16-17

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Africa

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Brettschneider, Marla. African and African Heritage Jews: Western Perspectives. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute. March 2011: 16-17. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=8586


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