NEW ISSUE OF THE JOURNAL FOR THE STUDY OF SEPHARDIC AND MIZRAHI JEWRY
The newest issue of the Journal for the Study of Sephardic & Mizrahi Jewry continues its excellence in interdisciplinary studies and features the work of leading scholars in the field of Judaic studies.
The Winter 2008/2009 (Vol. 2.2) issue of the journal includes the following peer-reviewed articles:
* Yechiel Shalom Goldbergís "Spiritual Leadership and the Popularization of Kabbalah in Medieval Spain"
* Moshe Idelís "Inner Peace through Inner Struggle in Abraham Abulafia's Ecstatic Kabbalah"
* Abraham D. Lavenderís "DNA Origins and Current Consequences for Sephardi, Mizrahi, and Ashkenazi Males and Females: Latest Results from Medical, Genealogical-Familial, and National-Ethnic Research"
* Avi Picardís "Soft Religiosity: The Identity of North African Youths in Israel in the 1950's"
Part of FIUís President Navon Program, the Journal for the Study of Sephardic and Mizrahi Jewry has been an ongoing, interdisciplinary project which draws upon the expertise of leading scholars in the field and seeks to cover all aspects of the Sephardic and Mizrahi Jewish experience.
The journal is refereed, peer reviewed and interdisciplinary. Created to fill a lacuna in academic publications, the journalís purpose is to provide an online platform for scholars to publish original, academic work that explores salient aspects within this burgeoning field of study.
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For information on the latest call for papers, please see: http://sephardic.fiu.edu/journal/CallforPapers.htm
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