Reading List: Jewish History-Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) Jewry

Middle Eastern and North African Jewish History

Under Crescent and Cross: The Jews in the Middle Ages by Mark R. Cohen

Blood Libel: The Damascus Affair of 1840 by Ronald Florence

The Damascus Affair: Ritual Murder’, Politics, and the Jews in 1840 by Jonathan Frankel

In Ishmael’s House: A History of Jews in Muslim Lands by Martin Gilbert

Jewish Culture and Society in North Africa (Indiana Series in Sephardi and Mizrahi Studies)by Emily Benichou Gottreich

The Jews in Modern Egypt, 1914-1952 (Publications on the Near East) by Gudrun Kramer

North African Jewry in the Twentieth Century: The Jews of Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria by Michael M. Laskier

The Jews of Islam (Princeton Paperbacks) by Bernard Lewis

The Road to Redemption: The Jews of the Yemen 1900-1950 (Brill’s Series in Jewish Studies) by Tudor Parfitt

The Jews of Iraq: 3000 Years of History and Culture (The Fons Vitae Spiritual Affinities: Judaism & Islam Series) by Nissm Rejwan

Jews and Muslims: Images of Sephardi and Eastern Jewries in Modern Times by Aron Rodrigue

The Jews of the Middle East and North Africa in Modern Times by Reeva Spector Simon

Saharan Jews and the Fate of French Algeria by Sarah Abrevaya Stein

The Jews of Arab Lands in Modern Times by Norman A. Stillman

A Global Community: The Jews from Aleppo, Syria (Raphael Patai Series in Jewish Folklore and Anthropology) by Walter Zenner

Sephardic and Mizrahi Jewry: From the Golden Age of Spain to Modern Times by Zion Zohar

Post-1948

Jewish Emigration from the Yemen 1951-98: Carpet Without Magic (SOAS Centre for Near & Middle Eastern Studies) by Reuben Ahroni

New Babylonians: A History of Jews in Modern Iraq by Orit Bashkin

The Jewish Exodus from Iraq, 1948-1951 by Moshe Gat

Zionism in an Arab Country: Jews in Iraq in the 1940s by Esther Meir-Glitzenstein>

The Jews in Modern Egypt, 1914-1952 (Publications on the Near East) by Gudrun Kramer

The Road to Redemption: The Jews of the Yemen 1900-1950 (Brill’s Series in Jewish Studies) by Tudor Parfitt

Operation Esther: Opening the Door for the Last Jews of Yemen by Hayim Tawil

The Rescuer: The Amazing True Story of How One Woman Helped Save the Jews of Syria by Harold Troper

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