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Rhinestones, Religion, and the RepublicFashioning Jewishness in France$
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Kimberly A. Arkin

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780804786003

Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: September 2014

DOI: 10.11126/stanford/9780804786003.001.0001

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Four Cubits of Jewish Schooling

Four Cubits of Jewish Schooling

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(p.99) Three Four Cubits of Jewish Schooling
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Rhinestones, Religion, and the Republic
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Kimberly A. Arkin

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Stanford University Press
DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804786003.003.0004

This chapter explores how and why North African Jewish youth enrolled in government-funded Jewish day schools de-nationalized themselves, insisting that, despite their French citizenship, they were not and could not be French. The French government’s decision to publicly finance and then ignore Jewish day schools allowed for the physical and social isolation of many day school students. This isolation alienated day schools and their students from the wider French contexts in which they were embedded, thus creating a privileged space for narrating ethno-religious difference as the foundation for primordialized moral communities.

Keywords:   religious schooling, French secularism, French national identity, alienation

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