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Am I That Jew? North African Jewish Experiences in the Toronto Jewish Day School System and the Establishment of Or Haemet Sephardic School
This article explores the North African Jewish community's establishment of Or Haemet Sephardic School as a response to the forced “Ashkenazification” of Sephardic students in the Orthodox Jewish day school system.
Updated: Sep. 01, 2013
This special issue of Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, presents theoretical and empirical scholarship on some of the most pressing issues within the field of Jewish education today. If much of 20th-century Jewish communal discourse centered around who was a legitimate member of the community, the articles in this issue reflect a dramatic shift in favor of more experiential and fluid paradigms of identities that capture the dynamic nature of living as a Jew in culturally diverse societies.
Updated: Jul. 30, 2013
The Sephardi Voices History Project Collects Testimony from Jews Who Fled Arab Lands after Israel Was Founded
Sephardi Voices, is an audio-visual history project currently under way to document and archive the testimonies of Jews displaced from North Africa and the Middle East in the 20th century. With branches in Los Angeles, Miami, London, Paris, Jerusalem, and New York, Sephardi Voices has already collected 250 testimonies and is aiming to gather 5,000 in the next five years.
Updated: May. 07, 2013