Georgian Israelites or Jews of Georgia: Religious and National Dimensions of the Georgian-Jewish Identity

The paper explores the evolution of Georgian-Jewish identity in different political, ideological, and cultural contexts from the late nineteenth to the early twenty-first centuries. It is focused on the beginning of the twentieth century when religious and national dimensions of Georgian-Jewish iden...

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Published in:Journal of religion in Europe
Main Author: Kakitelashvili, Ketevan
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
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Published: Brill 2021
In: Journal of religion in Europe
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Georgia / Jews / Religious identity / Political identity
RelBib Classification:AD Sociology of religion; religious policy
AG Religious life; material religion
BH Judaism
KBK Europe (East)
Further subjects:B Agudath Israel
B Georgian Jews
B Zionism
B assimilationists
B Identity
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Summary:The paper explores the evolution of Georgian-Jewish identity in different political, ideological, and cultural contexts from the late nineteenth to the early twenty-first centuries. It is focused on the beginning of the twentieth century when religious and national dimensions of Georgian-Jewish identity were developed as competing identity models. This paper addresses the impact of these identity models on contemporary Georgian-Jewish identity.
ISSN:1874-8929
Contains:Enthalten in: Journal of religion in Europe
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1163/18748929-bja10061