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Arab and Jewish Women in Kentucky: Stories of Accommodation and Audacity

Nora Rose Moosnick

Abstract

Arabs and Jews are thought to inhabit the Middle East or urban areas in the United States, not Kentucky or other out of the way locales. Arab and Jewish Women in Kentucky: Stories of Accommodation and Audacity explores the untold accounts of ten Arab and Jewish women who managed in the past and currently their unique identities tending to both their religious/ethnic traditions and acculturating to Kentucky ways. In the details of women's stories, ties between Arabs and Jews not in the Middle East, but middle America, emerge. Common ground surfaces displaying Arab and Jewish women with similar ... More

Keywords: Jews, Arab Americans, women, Kentucky, Arab and Jewish shop owners, family businesses

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780813136219
Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813136219.001.0001

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Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nora Rose Moosnick, author

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