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Albert I. Baumgarten

introduces and presents the English original of the preface Dame Mary Douglas (1921–2007) wrote for the Hebrew translation of Purity and Danger , which appeared in 2010 as part of the Libido (Sociology/Anthropology) Translation Series, published by Resling

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The Personal and the Political

Simon Coleman and Sondra L. Hausner

through the relationships between religion, the body, and scripture. In 2005, toward the end of her life, Mary Douglas wrote a Preface to the Hebrew translation of Purity and Danger , and we republish that Preface here, alongside Albert I. Baumgarten

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Ben Belek

present manifestations. Ben Belek Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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Witnessing and Testimony as Event

Israeli NGOs, Palestinian Witnesses, and the Undoing of Human Rights Bureaucracy

Omri Grinberg

(in Hebrew). ‘That was the fieldworker from [a rival NGO].’ Sa'id deduced that the other fieldworker had already reached the witnesses and collected the Suleimans’ testimonies. ‘Because of the agreements [between Israeli anti-occupation NGOs], since

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Weapons for Witnessing

American Street Preaching and the Rhythms of War

Kyle Byron

copies of the War Cry , a Salvation Army publication ( Winston 2000: 76–85 ). Two decades later, amid the intellectual ferment of the Harlem Renaissance, Ethiopian Hebrews took to the avenues of Harlem to preach that Black Americans should embrace their

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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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Gilad Ben-Nun

-related migrants in terms of their merit for refugee hospitality are certainly not new and date back millennia. I opt to show that this distinction between both categories of forced migrants already existed both in the Hebrew Bible and within the ancient

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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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Sacred Welcomes

How Religious Reasons, Structures, and Interactions Shape Refugee Advocacy and Settlement

Benjamin Boudou, Hans Leaman, and Maximilian Miguel Scholz

for “welcoming the stranger” that maps paradigms of hospitality from their sacred texts appropriately onto the national polities of modern democracies ( Boudou 2020 ). The Hebrew Scriptures, with their stories of the desert hospitality both received

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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