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Foreword The editor and the Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture would like to express their deepest gratitude to all of the contributors and to the translators, Mrs. Yael Guiladi and Dr. Leib Moscovitz. Special thanks are due to those who devoted themselves to the production of this project: Mr. Jonathan Kaplan, Mr. Shlomo Ketko and the staff at Yael Kaplan Typesetting. The invaluable assistance of Mr. Dan Benovici, Director of the Magnes Press of the Hebrew University, and his assistant, Mr. Ram Goldberg, is recognized and greatly appreciated. We reiterate our heart- felt gratitude to the Memorial Foundation and its Executive Vice- President Dr. Jerry Hochbaum for their unwavering support of this project. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Haim Beinart Chapter Home  | TOC

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Front Matter Map Half Title Page Title Page Copyright Page Table of Contents Foreword List of AbbreviationsContent Haim Beinart - The Expulsion from Spain: Causes and ResultsHaim Beinart - The Conversos in Spain and Portugalin the 16th to 18th CenturiesJacob Barnai - The Jews of Spain in North AfricaJacob Barnai - The Jews of Spain in EgyptAvraham David - The Spanish Exiles in the Holy LandAliyot from Spain Prior to the ExpulsionThe Aliyah of the Exiles after 1492The Spanish Exiles in the Holy Land at the beginning of Ottoman RuleJerusalemThe Sephardim in the Holy Land at the End of the 16th and the 17th CenturiesSafedThe Conversos in the Holy LandJoseph Hacker - The Sephardim in the Ottoman Empire in the 16th CenturyImmigration to the Ottoman Empire and the Establishment of Sephardi CommunitiesAutonomous Jewish OrganizationThe Image of Jewish SocietyJacob Barnai - The Jews of the Ottoman Empire in the 17th and 18th CenturiesDemographic ChangesLegal, Social and Economic Status1. Tax Farming2. Purveyors to the Authorities3. The Textile Industry4. International and Internal Trade5. GuildsSociety, Leadership and Cultural CreativityThe Settlement (Yishuv) in the Holy LandMoshe Idel - Spanish Kabbalah after the ExpulsionSpanish Kabbalah and the ExpulsionTrajectories and CentersThe European TrajectoryKabbalah in the Land of IsraelR.J. Zwi Werblowsky - R. Joseph Caro, Solomon Molcho, Don Joseph NasiIsrael M. Ta-Shma - Rabbi Joseph Caro and His Beit Yosef: Between Spain and GermanyR.J. Zwi Werblowsky - Shabbetai ZeviRobert Bonfil - The History of the Spanish and Portuguese Jews in ItalyIn the Wake of the ExilesLevantines and ConversosContinuation and ChangeYosef Kaplan - The Sephardim in North-Western Europe and the New WorldThe Establishment of the Hamburg and Amsterdam CommunitiesThe Settlement of the London CommunityCenters and Communities in the New WorldOrganization, Leadership and SocietyCultural and Intellectual CreationYosef Kaplan - The Intellectual Ferment in the Spanish-Portuguese Community of 17th Century AmsterdamHenry Mechoulan - Menasseh ben IsraelGerard Nahon - From New Christians to the Portuguese Jewish Nation in FranceIntroductionNew Christians and the Royal GovernmentGeography, Economy, ReligionDaily Life and Religion in the 18th CenturyCommunal Self-GovernmentBooks and Literature: From Crypto-Jewish Works to Rabbinical TreatisesIntimacies: Wills and CorrespondenceThe Portuguese and the Political Struggle for Emancipation (1789-1791)Jonathan I. Israel - The Sephardi Contribution to Economic Life and Colonization in Europe and the New World (16th-18th Centuries)David M. Bunis - The Language of the Sephardim: A Historical OverviewIntroductionNames of the LanguageAlphabet and writing systemLadino (the language of sacred-text translation)PeriodizationMiddle Period (1493 to c. 1810)Late Middle Period (c. 1729- c. 1810)Modern Period (c. 1811-present)Characteristics of the modern languagePhonologyComponent structureHispanic elementsHebrew-AramaicBorrowings from traditional coterritorial languagesLoans from European prestige languagesIncorporations from languages in countries of immigrationRegional variationInfluence of the Sephardi vernacular on other languagesConcluding remarksAmnon Shiloah - Development of Jewish Liturgical Singing in SpainElena Romero - Literary Creation in the Sephardi DiasporaRobert Bonfil - The Legacy of Sephardi Jewry in Historical WritingBack Cover
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