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Ritual medical lore of Sephardic women

Isaac Jack LГ©vy

Ritual medical lore of Sephardic women

sweetening the spirits, healing the sick

by Isaac Jack LГ©vy

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sephardim -- Folklore,
  • Sephardim -- Medicine,
  • Jewish women -- Social life and customs -- 19th century,
  • Jewish women -- Social life and customs -- 20th century,
  • Traditional medicine,
  • Medicine, Magic, mystic, and spagiric

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIsaac Jack Lévy and Rosemary Lévy Zumwalt.
    ContributionsZumwalt, Rosemary Lévy, 1944-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGR98 .L48 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 260 p., [6] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15515983M
    ISBN 100252026977
    LC Control Number2001002079
    OCLC/WorldCa46769327

    Sephardic Jews constitute only a small proportion of American Jewry. Although they comprised the majority of American Jewry during the colonial period, that majority never exceeded twenty-five hundred prior to the American Revolution. By the nineteenth century, the Sephardi community was vastly outnumbered by Ashkenazim. Nevertheless, a few outstanding Sephardi personalities captured public. 1. Author(s): Lévy,Isaac Jack; Zumwalt,Rosemary Lévy, Title(s): Ritual medical lore of Sephardic women: sweetening the spirits, healing the sick/ Isaac Jack Lévy and Rosemary Lévy Zumwalt. Country of Publication: United States Publisher: Urbana: University of Illinois Press, c

    3) Prekante specimens can be found in RITUAL MEDICAL LORE OF SEPHARDIC JEWISH WOMEN: SWEETENING THE SPIRITS, HEALING THE SICK by Isaac Jack Levy and Rosemary Levy Zumwalt. (Urbana: U of Illinois Press, ). A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.

      Among his awards are the Founders Award from the American Society for Sephardic Studies, and the Quixote Award from the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. He is the author of Jewish Rhodes: A Lost Culture (Judah L. Magnes Museum, ) and Ritual Medical Lore of Sephardic Women: Sweeting the Spirits, Healing the Sick. Ritual Medical Lore of Sephardic Women: Sweetening the Spirits, Healing the Sick. By Isaac Jack Levy and Rosemary Levy Zumwalt. (Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, Pp. xi + , acknowledgments, introduction, photographs, notes.


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Ritual Medical Lore of Sephardic Women is an important book that preserves folkways that are dying, if not dead already. Levy and Zumwalt present the domestic religion of women Sephardic Jews, one that is firmly placed in a time, language and culture.

This is a semi-formal academic book, but tries to be by: Ritual Medical Lore of Sephardic Women is an important book that preserves folkways that are dying, if not dead already. Levy and Zumwalt present the domestic religion of women Sephardic Jews, one that is firmly placed in a time, language and culture.

This is a semi-formal academic book /5. Ritual Medical Lore of Sephardic Women preserves the precious remnants of a rich culture on the verge of extinction while affirming women's pivotal role in the health of their communities.

Centered around extensive interviews with elders of the Sephardic communities of the former Ottoman Empire, this volume illuminates a fascinating complex of preventive and curative rituals conducted by women Author: Isaac Jack Levy.

Ritual Medical Lore of Sephardic Women: Sweetening the Spirits, Healing the Sick. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, xi + pp.

Ill. $ (). Strictly, the Sephardim people are Jews whose lineage extends back to those exiled from Spain in the fifteenth century. Las buenas mujeres, the good women, were especially esteemed [End Page ] for their knowledge of how to divine and cure illnesses.

Ritual Medical Lore of Sephardic Women is a lovingly researched exploration of these healing traditions. Lévy and Zumwalt place special emphasis on the importance of speech and ritual in illness and healing. Ritual Medical Lore of Sephardic Women preserves the precious remnants of a rich culture on the verge of extinction while affirming women's pivotal role in the health of their communities.

Centered around extensive interviews with elders of the Sephardic communities of the former Ottoman Empire, this volume illuminates a fascinating complex of. Ritual Medical Lore of Sephardic Women preserves the precious remnants of a rich culture on the verge of extinction while affirming women's pivotal role in the health of their communities.

Centered around extensive interviews with elders of the Sephardic communities of the former Ottoman Empire, this volume illuminates a fascinating complex of preventive and curative rituals conducted by Brand: University of Illinois Press.

Ritual Medical Lore of Sephardic Women: Sweetening the Spirits, Healing the Sick (review) Ritual Medical Lore of Sephardic Women: Sweetening the Spirits, Healing the Sick (review) Harle, Peter Book Reviews lection during the cold war era (and beyond), Berzok shows that her Swedish American mother followed a behavioral cooking pattern typical of a second-generation ethnic woman in her desire to.

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Author: Frank R. Freemon Pub Date: July An unusually powerful medical history and This second edition of The Graying of America greatly expands and updates the most comprehensive reference book on. Ritual Medical Lore of Sephardic Women places healing women at the intersection of religion and medicine.

As these women address the spirit world, they often employ blessings, prayers, amulets, and incantations invoking supplications to God and the Patriarchs of the Old Testament.

Ritual Medical Lore of Sephardic Women preserves the precious remnants of a rich culture on the verge of extinction while affirming women's pivotal role in the health of their communities.

Centered around extensive interviews with elders of the Sephardic communities of the former Ottoman Empire, this volume illuminates a fascinating complex of preventive and curative rituals conducted by women.

Rosemary Zumwalt is the author of Wealth and Rebellion ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 reviews, published ) and Ritual Medical Lore of Sephardic Women 4/5(4). Ritual Medical Lore of Sephardic Women.

By Isaac Jack Levy and Rosemary Levy Zumwalt The author was born in Rhodes and explains with the co-author (and wife) Rosemary Levy Zumwalt, the many facets of folk remedies. It affirms the women’s pivotal role in the health of their communities.

In the teachings of Rabbi Isaac Luria, it is said that there are many Liliths. [citation needed] Manasseh Matlub Sithon said "many Liliths and demons are abroad, and go up and down."The greatest of these is the wife of Adam Qadmon, a being that God used as an avatar to create the Universe in all its ten or more dimensions, hence a multiverse.

Another, more demonic Lilith, known as the woman. He is author of And the World Stood Silent: Sephardic Poetry of the Holocaust (,); Jewish Rhodes, A Lost Culture (); and co-author with Rosemary Lévy Zumwalt of Ritual Medical Lore of Sephardic Women: Sweetening the Spirits, Healing the Sick ().

Professor Zumwalt was recently honored by the American Philosophical Society with the Frederick Lewis Award for her book Franz Boas and W.

Du Bois at Atlanta University, (). She also received the Elli Kongas Maranda Book Prize from the American Folklore Society for Ritual Medical Lore of Sephardic Women: Sweetening the Spirits and Healing the Sick, coauthored with Issac Jack. As a result, this book is presented as a vivid glimpse of a remembered community.

Ritual Medical Lore of Sephardic Women is an important contribution to the literature on Sephardic culture. I would have liked to see a deeper engagement with recent work by folklorists on healing traditions, particularly in the section on espanto (fright). Ritual Medical Lore of Sephardic Women they pursued elderly Sephardic women around the Eastern Mediterranean and to their final post-World-War-II destinations, leaven with scholarly research notable for its breadth and depth, and you have Ritual Medical Lore of Sephardic Women: Sweetening the Spirits, Healing the Sick.

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