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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Y (Yā Khasra kīf kent ṣeghīra (Nostalgia for the Time When You Were Young, song, Asher Mizraḥi) - Yemen: and Jews)

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Yā Khasra kīf kent ṣeghīra (Nostalgia for the Time When You Were Young, song, Asher Mizraḥi), Mizraḥi, Asher Yā nās hemeltin (O People, I Have Wandered, song, Asher Mizraḥi), Mizraḥi, Asher Ya Ribbon ‘Alam (O Master of the World, piyyuṭ, Israel Najara), Piyyuṭ (Liturgical Poetry) Ya‘alezu Ḥasidim (Let the Pious Be Joyful!, Eliezer ben Isaac Papo), Papo, Eliezer Ya‘alot Ḥen u-Vanot Niṣpanu (The Gazelles of Beauty and Girls Hid Themselves, poem, Ben Ḥalfon), Ben Ḥalfon, Abraham Yaari, Abraham, Meshullam of Volterra, Nahmias Family Ya‘beṣ, Barzilay, Ashkenazi, Judah Ben Joseph Ya‘bes, …

Y (Yemenite Jewry - Yūsuf and Zulaykhā legend)

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Yemenite Jewry, Diaspora Communities  Antiquity related, Academic Study of Islamicate Jewry  in Egypt, Diaspora Communities  in Israel/Palestine, Sanʿa, Yavne'eli (Jawnieli), Samuel, Zionism Among Sephardi/Mizraḥi Jewry, Tabib, Mordechai   henna ceremonies of, Marriage   music of, Zefira, Bracha   rabbis of, Qafiḥ, Joseph   scandal of missing children, Israel, State of   wedding dresses of, Marriage  in London, United Kingdom  religious traditions of, Diaspora Communities  San‘a as center of, Sanʿa  in United States, Yemen, Diaspora Communities   assimilation of, …