By Emily Benichou Gottreich, Daniel J. Schroeter
With just a small remnant of Jews nonetheless dwelling within the Maghrib in the beginning of the twenty first century, the majority of trendy population of North Africa have by no means met a Jew. but as this quantity unearths, Jews have been a vital part of the North African panorama from antiquity. students from Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Israel, and the USA shed new gentle on Jewish lifestyles and Muslim-Jewish family in North Africa in the course of the lenses of heritage, anthropology, language, and literature. The background and existence tales instructed during this publication remove darkness from the shut cultural affinities and poignant relationships among Muslims and Jews, and the uneasy coexistence that either united and divided them in the course of the background of the Maghrib.