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Salonica and Istanbul


Social, Political and Cultural Aspects of Jewish Life


This collection of articles by Rena Molho addresses Salonica’s Jewish community during the nineteenth century and the first fifty years of the twentieth century, when the city was home to a large Jewish population.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
Availability: In stock
SKU (ISBN): 978-1-61719-126-8
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Publication Status: In Print

Publication Date: Aug 11,2010
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 300
Language: English
ISBN: 978-1-61719-126-8
$145.00

Salonica and Istanbul is a collection of papers by Rena Molho concerning Greek and Ottoman Jewry. Formerly, a major centre of Ottoman Jewish life, Salonica has largely forgotten its Jewish past due to its incorporation into the Greek state and then the Nazi occupation during the Second World War. Molho’s contribution, therefore, has been to rediscover Salonica’s Jewish past, whether it be in terms of the local press, socialist organisations, schooling, women or Zionism. Molho’s research comes from the Ottoman archives as well as preserved collections of Jewish writing and printing which have only recently become available. The topics Molho discusses range temporally from the nineteenth century until the mid-twentieth and have been grouped into four parts: a historical overview; social and institutional organisation; political roles. The final section is composed of three works which address the Judeo-Spanish language (Ladino) used by Salonica’s Jews.

Salonica and Istanbul is a collection of papers by Rena Molho concerning Greek and Ottoman Jewry. Formerly, a major centre of Ottoman Jewish life, Salonica has largely forgotten its Jewish past due to its incorporation into the Greek state and then the Nazi occupation during the Second World War. Molho’s contribution, therefore, has been to rediscover Salonica’s Jewish past, whether it be in terms of the local press, socialist organisations, schooling, women or Zionism. Molho’s research comes from the Ottoman archives as well as preserved collections of Jewish writing and printing which have only recently become available. The topics Molho discusses range temporally from the nineteenth century until the mid-twentieth and have been grouped into four parts: a historical overview; social and institutional organisation; political roles. The final section is composed of three works which address the Judeo-Spanish language (Ladino) used by Salonica’s Jews.

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  • TABLE OF CONTENTS (page 9)
  • FOREWORD (page 11)
  • Part I.Historical Overview (page 17)
  • LES JUIFS EN GRECE AU XXe SIECLE1 (page 19)
  • THE JEWISH PRESENCE IN SALONICA1 (page 39)
  • GERMANY'S POLICY AGAINST THE JEWS OF GREECE: THE ANNIHILATION OF THE JEWISH COMMUNITY OF THESSALONIKI, 1941-19441 (page 51)
  • Part II: Social and Institutional Organisation (page 73)
  • ETAT DE LA RECHERCHE (page 75)
  • LE RENOUVEAU DE LA COMMUNAUTE JUIVE DE SALONIQUE ENTRE 1856 ET 19191 (page 87)
  • LES JUIFS D'ISTANBUL AVANT ET APRES LES TANZIMAT1 (page 101)
  • JEWISH WORKING-CLASS NEIGHBORHOODS ESTABLISHED IN SALONICA FOLLOWING THE 1890 AND 1917 FIRES1 (page 109)
  • EDUCATION IN THE JEWISH COMMUNITY OF SALONICA IN THE BEGINNING OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY1 (page 129)
  • FEMALE JEWISH EDUCATION IN SALONICA AT THE END OF THE 19TH CENTURY1 (page 141)
  • LE "CERCLE DE SALONIQUE" (1873-1958) CLUB DES SALONICIENS* (page 153)
  • THE ZIONIST MOVEMENT UP TO THE FIRST PANHELLENIC ZIONIST CONGRESS1 (page 167)
  • THE JEWISH COMMUNITY OF SALONICA AND ITS INCORPORATION INTO THE GREEK STATE 1912-19191 (page 189)
  • SALONIQUE APRES 1912: LES PROPAGANDES ETRANGERES ET LA COMMUNAUTE JUIVE1 (page 205)
  • POPULAR ANTISEMITISM AND STATE POLICY IN SALONICA DURING THE CITY'S ANNEXATION TO GREECE, 1912-19191 (page 219)
  • LA LEGISLATION ANTIJUIVE DE VENIZELOS ENTRE LES DEUX GUERRES OU COMMENT LA REPUBLIQUE PEUT VENIR AU SECOURS DE L'ANTISEMITISME1 (page 231)
  • Part IV: Judeo-Spanish Language and Culture (page 243)
  • JUDEO-SPANISH, A MEDITERRANEAN LANGUAGE IN DAILY USE IN 20TH CENTURY SALONICA1 (page 245)
  • LE THEATRE JUDEO-ESPAGNOL A SALONIQUE: UNE SOURCE DE L'HISTOIRE SOCIALE DES JUIFS LOCAUX1* (page 265)
  • JUDEO-SPANISH THEATRE PLAYS ON THE THEMES OF TRADITION AND CHANGE IN THE EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURY1 (page 277)
  • Chronology and Bibliography (page 285)
  • CHRONOLOGY ON THE HISTORY OF THE JEWS IN SALONICA (page 287)
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY (page 291)