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Pleasant Are Their Names

Edited by Aaron Demsky

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ISBN: 978-1-934309-24-7

329 pages
6.5" × 9.5"
2010

The Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Studies: Studies and Texts in Jewish History and Culture

Pleasant Are Their Names

Edited by Aaron Demsky

Articles on the etymology of Sephardi names and naming practices in Sephardi communities throughout the world. Sephardi communities discussed include those in Bulgaria, Macedonia, Tunisia, Morocco, Greece, and Macedonia. Some of the topics include naming based on dreams, naming patterns for girls and women, names as a reflection of history, and names from proverbs. Studies and Texts in Jewish History and Culture, The Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Studies, University of Maryland, no. 19

 

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Articles on the etymology of Sephardi names and naming practices in Sephardi communities throughout the world. Sephardi communities discussed include those in Bulgaria, Macedonia, Tunisia, Morocco, Greece, and Macedonia. Some of the topics include naming based on dreams, naming patterns for girls and women, names as a reflection of history, and names from proverbs. Studies and Texts in Jewish History and Culture, The Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Studies, University of Maryland, no. 19

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