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Between Iran and Zion: Jewish Histories of Twentieth-Century Iran

Lior B. Sternfeld


Between Iran and Zion analyzes the responses of Iranian Jews to the social, political, and cultural developments of the twentieth century. The book examines their integration into the nation-building projects of the twentieth century (by the first and second Pahlavi monarchs, and then by the postrevolutionary Islamic Republic); it analyzes their various reactions to Zionism from the early twentieth century, through the state years, and until the end of that period; and it analyzes the social and cultural transformations this community underwent in a relatively short period of time, growing fro ... More

Keywords: Iran, religious minorities, Jewish history, Israel, Zionism, nationalism, Pahlavi, 20th century

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781503606142
Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.11126/stanford/9781503606142.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Lior B. Sternfeld, author
Penn State