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  1. Genetics, Mass Media and Identity

    A Case Study of the Genetic Research on the Lemba

    By Tudor Parfitt, Yulia Egorova

    This is the first book to explore the effect of genetic research on the Lemba Judaising community of Southern Africa and the phenomenon of Israelite identity. The science of genetics as relayed by the media is perceived by laymen as being irreproachably objective 'hard science': its disinterested...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Jews of Ethiopia

    The Birth of an Elite

    Edited by Tudor Parfitt, Emanuela Trevisan Semi

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    This book offers the results of the most recent research carried out in European and Israeli universities on Ethiopian Jews. With a special focus on Europe and the role played by German, English and Italian Jewish communities in creating a new Jewish Ethiopian identity, it investigates such...

    Published July 29th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Jews, Muslims and Mass Media

    Mediating the 'Other'

    Edited by Dr Yulia Egorova, Yulia Egorova, Tudor Parfitt

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    This text looks at the ways in which Jews, Muslims and the conflict between them has been covered in the modern media. Both Jews and Muslims generally receive a 'bad press'. This book will try to reveal why. The media have clearly played a pro-active role in the Middle East conflict, the...

    Published May 16th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Judaising Movements

    Studies in the Margins of Judaism in Modern Times

    Edited by Tudor Parfitt, Emanuela Semi

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    The history of Judaising movements has been largely ignored by historians of religion. This volume analyzes the interplay between colonialism, a Judaism not traditionally viewed as proselytising but which at certain points was struggling to heed the Prophets and become a light unto the Gentiles'...

    Published March 28th 2002 by Routledge

  5. Israel and Ishmael

    Studies in Muslim-Jewish Relations

    By Tudor Parfitt

    While historical literacy links via the work of the great medieval Jewish thinker Saadia Gao or the literary work of the so-called Golden Age in Spain are not ignored, the main focus of this work is the modern period. The situation of the Jews and their relationship with their Arab neighbours in...

    Published July 20th 2000 by Routledge

  6. The Beta Israel in Ethiopia and Israel

    Studies on the Ethiopian Jews

    By Tudor Parfitt, Emanuela Trevisan Semi

    For decade the Falashas - the Black Jews of Ethiopia - have fascinated scholars. Are they really Jews and in what sense? How can their origins be explained? Since the Falashas' transfer to Israel in the much publicised Israeli air lifts the fascination has continued and and new factors are now...

    Published November 5th 1998 by Routledge

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