Planet History

Autor: Jonathan Hirsch

Remembering an Enlightened Past

In spring 1935, the Jewish community of Egypt celebrated the 800th anniversary of the birth of one its renowned figures: Musa ibn Maymun, also known as Maimonides. An edited collection published in Alexandria concluded this occasion, which aimed at projecting Jewishness into the public sphere. Browsing through the book, the linguistic diversity of its contents […]

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