Informit article: Diasporic Visions: Al-Andalus in the German-Jewish Imaginary

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The pluralist, diasporic vision of Jewish identity articulated by German-Jewish intellectuals who sought to combat Christian anti-Semitism, ethnocentric and exclusive conceptions of German nationalism, and Eurocentric ideologies of modernity and progress are discussed. The views of Elia Shohat in her work ‘Taboo memories, Diasporic visions: Columbus, Palestine’ speaks about the bitter conflicts in the wake of the establishment of Israel, with Arabs and Jews being staged as enemies.

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