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New Book: The Syrian Jewish Community of Mexico City in Comparative Context

Kershenovich, Paulette Schuster. 2012. The Syrian Jewish Community in Mexico City in a Comparative Context  Between a Rock and a Hard Place.  Lambert Academic Publishing. ISBN 978-3-8473-4020-1, paperback, 304 Pages.

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From the flap text of the book:

“The Syrian-Jewish Community in Mexico City in a Comparative Context” is a doctoral dissertation that deals primarily with the women of the Syrian-Jewish community living in Mexico City, Mexico. In order to show similarities or differences as to socio-economic class, gender roles, and ethnicity, selected comparisons are made between the Syrian-Jewish and the Lebanese communities. Continue reading