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Reports

Publications, Films and Conferences

Jean-Pierre Digard, Sigal Nagar-Ron, Soraya Tremayne, Soheila Shahshahani, and Veronica Buffon

PUBLICATIONS

Anatoly M. Khazanov and Günther Schlee (eds.) (2011), Who Owns the Stock? Collective and Multiple Property Rights in Animals (New York/Oxford: Berghahn Books), "Integration and Conflict Studies", Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle/Saale, vol. 5, 332 pp., 8 maps, 19 tables, 66 fig., biblio., index.

Motzafi-Haller, Pnina (2012), In the Cement Boxes: Mizrahi Women in the Israeli Periphery (The Hebrew University Magnes Press), pp. 276, ISBN: 978- 965-493-650-7.

Helie, Anissa and Hoodfar, Homa (eds.) (2012), Sexuality in Muslim Contexts: Restrictions and Resistance (London: Zed Books), Pb., glossary, xiv + 346 pp., index, ISBN: 978-1-78032-286-8.

FILMS

What is Farhâdi Trying to Portray of Iranian Everyday Life and Iranian Characters in His Films?

CONFERENCES

Encounters and Engagements: Creating New Agendas for Medical Anthropology, 12–14 June 2013, EASA/SMA/URV Joint International Conference, Tarragona, Spain.

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Cacher, festive et végétarienne

La nouvelle cuisine des fêtes juives

Sophie Nizard

le Rabbin Arthur Green (Professeur au Hebrew College de Boston), dans un article intitulé « Vegetarianism : An Alternative Kashrut » ( Green s.d. ), rappelle que la tradition juive, pour des raisons morales et spirituelles, récuse la violence et la

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Why Draw Flowers?

Botanical Art, Nationalism and Women's Contribution to Israeli Culture

Shahar Marnin-Distelfeld and Edna Gorney

learning the Hebrew names of local plants, collecting and drying them, as well as drawing them, enhanced the creation of a national identity tied to the national territory. Three women artists were central to this process and contributed widely to many

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Efrat Yerday

natural unhandled hair. Unlike the Ethiopian Jewish women, black women from other communities sometimes wear their natural hair. Atalia Pierce, from the Hebrew community of Dimona, for example, who competed in the reality show The Voice in 2012, came to

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A Film Never Completed

Representing Social Relations in a Mixing Neighbourhood

Regev Nathansohn

. Then, someone from the second floor throws a bucket full of water over them and curses in Russian. The camera moves to the falafel place next door and zooms in on the bilingual Hebrew/Arabic menu on the wall. From there, the camera pans outside

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Editorial

Food and Cooking in the Middle East and North Africa

Éléonore Armanet and Christian Bromberger

describes the foods offered during mourning times in Tunisia. Sophie Nizard shows meat is an essential element of Hebrew festive meals. Nevertheless, meat's importance is fading away today, since many believers protest against animal suffering and incline

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Esther Hertzog

( Brighton : Sussex University Press ). Hassan , M. ( 1999 ), ‘ The Politics of Honour: The Patriarchy, the State and the Murdering of Women in the Name of Family Honour ’ [in Hebrew], in Sex Gender Politics (eds.) D. Izraeli et al. ( Tel Aviv

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Thomas Hylland Eriksen, Angeliki Gazi, Markéta Slavková, Jelena Ćuković, and Agnieszka Halemba

Semitic studies. Learning Hebrew and Arabic, he drew on biblical and other sources to elucidate the context in which the world of the Old Testament had emerged. Although a minister in his native Aberdeen and a fervent believer, Smith was tried for heresy

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Clothing and Colours in Early Islam

Adornment (Aesthetics), Symbolism and Differentiation

Hadas Hirsch

. ( 1982 ), Colour Terms in the Old Testament ( Sheffield : J.S.O.T Press ). Brenner , A. ( 1999 ), ‘ On Color and the Sacred in the Hebrew Bible ’, in Borg , The Language of Color in the Mediterranean , 200 – 207 . Bonner , M. ( 2010

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Reviews

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Tiziana Soverino, Evgenia Mesaritou, Thomas M. Wilson, Steve Byrne, Dino Vukušić, Fabiana Dimpflmeier, Eva-Maria Walther, and Eva Schwab

period of her life was dedicated – using, most surprisingly, the Hebrew Bible as her source of ethnographic data – ‘to understanding how institutions can be changed in ways that might attenuate or channel conflict, or about how positive feedback dynamics