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By Abraham Melamed

The evolving photograph of the Black within the heritage of Jewish tradition is being traced the following within the conceptual framework of contemporary post-modern theories of the 'other'. The examine specializes in the mechanisms wherein an ethno-religious minority staff thought of through the dominant majority to be the inferior 'other' identifies its personal inferior different. whereas until eventually lately such a lot scholarly recognition has been dedicated to the attitudes in the direction of the Jews as 'other', this is often the 1st entire dialogue of the attitudes of the Jews to their very own 'others'.

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