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New Works Wednesday with Shalva Weil
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New Works Wednesday with Shalva Weil

November 4 , 12:00 pm

Shalva Weil
American Sephardi Federation presents Shalva Weil, discussing her new book “The Baghdadi Jews in India: Maintaining Communities, Negotiating Identities and Creating Super-Diversity.” This book explores the extraordinary differentiation of the Baghdadi Jewish community over time during their sojourn in India from the end of the eighteenth century until their dispersion to Indian diasporas in Israel and English-speaking countries throughout the world after India gained independence in 1947. Weil is Senior Researcher at the Research Institute for Innovation in Education at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, and Research Fellow in the Department of Biblical Studies and Ancient Studies at the University of South Africa. Register here.