Opening Session: Moshe Bar-Asher, Chair
Greetings and Opening Remarks:
Steven Fraade, Chair of the Judaic Studies Program, Yale University
Nanette Stahl, Curator of Judaica Collection, Yale University Library
Second Session: Norman Stillman, Chair
Moshe Bar-Asher: "Contemporary Research of North African Jewry"
Joseph Chetrit: "Music as a Bridge between Jews and Muslims in Morocco"
Mohamed Elmedlaoui: "The Maghrebi-Andalusian Exchange in the Fields of Music and Linguistics"
Efraim Hazan: "The Characterization of the Prolonged Exile in the Poetry of Mandil Avi Zimra of Algeria"
Break (Rm. 108)
Third Session: Joseph Chetrit, Chair
Norman Stillman: "A Major New Resource for the Study of Maghrebi Jewry: The Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World.”
Aharon Maman: "Creativity in Judeo-Maghrebian"
Ofra Tirosh-Becker: "Terms for Realia in an Algerian Judeo-Arabic Translation of the Hosha'not"
Yehudit Henskhe: "Mapping Regional Distinctions: The Hebrew Component of Spoken Tunisian Judeo-Arabic"
Lunch (Rm. 108)
Fourth Session: Aharon Maman, Chair
Jacob Bentolila: "The Register of the Jewish Burial Society in Tetuan"
Simone Mrejen-O'hana: "The Tombstones Written by Rabbi Yosef Messas"
Shalom Bar-Asher: "Lineage and Wealth in Moroccan Jewish Community in Modern Times"
Moshe Amar: "Rabbi Shaul Yeshu'a Abitbol: A Leader of the Community of Sefrou (Morocco) in the Second Half of the 18th Century"