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The Jews of Lebanon: Between Coexistence and Conflict (Second Revised and Expanded Edition)

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This is the first book to tell the story of the Jews of Lebanon in the twentieth century. It challenges the prevailing view that Jews everywhere in the Middle East were second-class citizens, and were persecuted after the establishment of the State of Israel in 1948. The Jews of Lebanon were just one of Lebanon's 23 minorities with the same rights and privileges, and subje ...more
Paperback, 237 pages
Published January 20th 2009 by Sussex Academic Press (first published July 2001)
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Raja
Jul 05, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I thought this book was amazing! Both the content and delivery were outstanding. It is the only book I know of that exclusively brings to light the Lebanese Jewish community’s history during the 19th and 20th centuries.

Given that it now verges on the brink of extinction, and that what remains of the community’s members in Lebanon live discretely, the information gathered and conveyed by the author are rare gems. The book is packed with interesting quotes from primary sources. It includes numerou
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