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“Relatable” Romances in Ramy: A Television Series for Millennials and Scholars of Jewish-Muslim Relations by Karen E. H. Skinazi

Ramy (2019- ), a Hulu series created by comedian Ramy Youssef, has quickly proven itself to be a brilliant, hilarious, raunchy show, and one that’s not afraid to delve into sensitive and provocative arenas. The eponymous comedic hero (much like Seinfeld or, dare I say, Louis C. K.) is Ramy, modeled on the show’s creator. …

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A Case for “Jewish-Muslim Relations” by Jonathan Glasser

I would like to gently make a case for the concept of Jewish-Muslim relations. Gently because the disadvantages are clear. “Jewish-Muslim relations” brings to mind two unitary, rather decontextualized groups, which is why I have shied away from the term in my current research on Muslims, Jews, and music in Algeria. Why use the language …

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The Case Against “Jewish-Muslim Relations” by Adi Saleem Bharat

I have come to realize that much of my research stems from a deceptively simple question: “what are Jewish-Muslim relations?” Media professionals, politicians, and others often taken the very existence of the category of Jewish-Muslim relations for granted. Yet, such a thing may not really exist. This might be a strange argument coming from one …

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