T'halalit, Permissible (or Not): Intimate Encounters between Jews and Muslims in Morocco's Atlas Mountains

For Current Fellows
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
3:00 PM

Katz Center
420 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Karen Schnitker

At the weekly Ruth Meltzer Seminars, Katz Center fellows share their research with Penn and regional faculty in an intellectually rigorous workshop setting.


Sarah Frances Levin


Sarah Frances Levin researches the Jewish communities of North Africa and the Middle East, and particularly the intertextual dialogue and debate between Jews and Muslims. She sees folklore as a unique framework for addressing issues of boundaries and difference between these groups and uses this approach in her study of 20th-century Jewish-Muslim relations.

Levin recently received her PhD from the University of California, Berkeley with a dissertation titled “Narrative Remembrance: Close Encounters between Muslims and Jews in Morocco’s Atlas Mountains.”

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