Ethnography

Idelsohn's Scholarly and Literary Publications: An Annotated Bibliography

An indispensable tool for grasping the scope of A.Z. Idelsohn’s oeuvre. Although not covering all of his writings, it discusses in detail all Idelsohn’s major works providing also a guide to the connections between his different works and the evolution of his ideas.

 

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Articles in Books
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1986

A. Z. Idelsohn: A Pioneer in Jewish Ethnomusicology

The revised version of the first part of "Two Anniversaries- Two Pioneers in Jewish Ethnomusicology," Orbis Musicae, II (1973/74): 17-18. The article gives a brief survey of Idelsohn's seminal works which layed the foundations of research in Jewish music.

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Articles in Books
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1986

Efraim Yaakov

Ethnographer and Historian of Yemen Jewry

Efraim Yaakov was born in 1953 and raised in Nahariya, to a family from Hogeriya in Yemen. He completed his academic degrees in the Department of History and Philosophy at the Hebrew University, where he served as an assistant to Prof. Yeshayahu Leibowitz. He wrote the M.A. and his doctoral dissertations on Kabbalah among Yemeni Jews under the supervision of Prof. Moshe Idel. In addition to his academic studies, he studied halakha with two of the greatest rabbis of Yemeni Jewry in Israel: Mary Yosef Kapach and Mary Chaim Yahya Sinwani.

1953- 2015

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