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By Abraham Melamed

The evolving photograph of the Black within the historical past of Jewish tradition is being traced right here within the conceptual framework of modern post-modern theories of the 'other'. The learn makes a speciality of the mechanisms in which an ethno-religious minority staff thought of by way of the dominant majority to be the inferior 'other' identifies its personal inferior different. whereas until eventually lately so much scholarly cognizance has been dedicated to the attitudes in the direction of the Jews as 'other', this can be the 1st finished dialogue of the attitudes of the Jews to their very own 'others'.

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