Michel Abitbol

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Not to be confused with Michel Bitbol.

Michel Abitbol (born April 14, 1943, Morocco) is an Israeli Jewish historian, professor, and chair of the Department of African Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.[1] He is considered an expert on the history of the Jews of North Africa.[2] He is also the scientific director of the Center for Research on Moroccan Jewry, founded in Jerusalem in 1994.[3] He writes his books and monographs in French.

From 1978 until 1981 and from 1987 until 1994 he was the director of the Ben-Zvi Institute in Jerusalem.[4]

Books[edit]

  • Témoins et Acteurs – Les Cor cos et l'histoire du Maroc contemporain, Ben-Zvi Institute, Jerusalem, (1978)
  • Tombouctou et les Arma, Paris, Maisonneuve et Larose, (1979).
  • Tombouctou au milieu du XVIIIème siècle, Union Académique Internationale, Fontes Historiae Africanae, series Arabica VII, Paris, Maisonneuve et Larose, (1982), XII+85+18pp.
  • Les Juifs d'Afrique du Nord sous Vichy, Paris, Maisonneuve et Larose, (1983), 220pp. Translated to Hebrew (Ben Zvi Institute, 1985) and to English at Wayne State University Press (1989)
  • Les Deux Terres Promises – Les Juifs de France et le Sionisme (1897–1945), Paris, Olivier Orban, (1989)
  • De Crémieux à Pétain – Antisémitisme et Colonialisme en Algérie [in Hebrew],Jerusalem,Shazar Center, (1993)
  • Tujjar al-Sultan – Une élite économique judéo-marocaine au XIXème siècle Jerusalem, Ben Zvi Institute, (1994)
  • Tujjar al-Sultan – Les commerçants du Roi, Paris, Maisonneuve et Larose, (1998)
  • Le passé d'une discorde – Juifs et Arabes du VIIème siècle à nos jours, Paris, Editions Perrin, (1999)
  • Reedition: Le passé d'une discorde – Juifs et Arabes depuis le VIIème siècle, Paris, Tempus, (2003)
  • Les Amnésiques – Juifs et Arabes depuis 1967 – Perrin (2005)
  • Histore du Maroc – Perrin (2009)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Islam in Africa and the Middle East: Studies on Conversion and Renewal". Ashgate Publishing. Retrieved 23 January 2011. 
  2. ^ Abitbol, Michel. "Secularization in Mizrahi Jewish Life (author bio)". Secular Culture & Ideas. Retrieved 23 January 2011. 
  3. ^ Abitbol, Michel (Autumn 1998). "Research on Moroccan Jewry". Bulletin du Centre de Recherche, Jérusalem. Retrieved 23 January 2011. 
  4. ^ "Michel Abitbol" (in French). bibliomonde.com. Retrieved 23 January 2011. 

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