Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World

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Executive Editor: Norman A. Stillman

The Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World Online (EJIW) is the first cohesive and discreet reference work which covers the Jews of Muslim lands particularly in the late medieval, early modern and modern periods. The Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World Online is updated with newly commissioned articles, illustrations, multimedia, and primary source material. 

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W (Wadi Abu Jamil (Jewish quarter, Beirut) - Wolman, Dan)

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Wadi Abu Jamil (Jewish quarter, Beirut), Lebanon, Lebanon  bombing of, Lebanon  destruction of, Lebanon Wadi Kom Ombo land-development company (Egypt), Suarès della Pegna Family Wadi Salib riots (1959, Haifa), Diaspora Communities Wafd Party (Egypt), Egypt, Mizraḥi, Albert, Darwīsh, Yūsuf, Cattaoui Family, LICA (La Ligue Internationale contre l'Antisémitisme Allemand)  in government, Egypt  Jewish participation in, Benzakein (Ben Zaken), Félix, Castro, Léon Wāfī, ‘Alī ‘Abd al-Wāḥid, Anti-Judaism/Antisemitism/Anti-Zionism Wagdi, Anwar, Cinema, Arabic, Jews in Wahb i…

W (women - written text: transmission of knowledge through)

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women  academics, Bahar, Ivet   in Turkey, Women - Turkey  activists   against Jewish inheritance laws, Sāzmān-i Bānovān-i Yahudī-yi Irānī (Iranian Jewish Women’s Organization)   against Orthodox Jewish divorce laws, Sāzmān-i Bānovān-i Yahudī-yi Irānī (Iranian Jewish Women’s Organization)   for education for Jewish children, Em Habanim, Em Habanim   in Iran, Hekmat, Shamsi   in Salonica, Recanati Family  actors, in Egypt, Cinema, Arabic, Jews in, Cinema, Arabic, Jews in  agreement to polygamous marriages by, Polygyny  artisans, Commerce and Economy in the Mediev…