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Rhinestones, Religion, and the Republic: Fashioning Jewishness in France

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Rhinestones, Religion, and the Republic: Fashioning Jewishness in France - Arkin, Kimberly A.
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During the course of her fieldwork in Paris, anthropologist Kimberly Arkin heard what she thought was a surprising admission. A French-born, North African Jewish (Sephardi) teenage girl laughingly told Arkin she was a racist. When asked what she meant by that, the girl responded, "It means I hate Arabs." This girl was not unique. She and other Sephardi youth in Paris insisted, again and again, that they were not French, though born in France, and that they could not imagine their Jewish future in France. Fueled by her ...

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Rhinestones, Religion, and the Republic: Fashioning Jewishness in France 2013, Stanford University Press, Palo Alto

ISBN-13: 9780804786003

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