Dr. Aron Rodrigue

Eva Chernov Lokey Professor in Jewish Studies and Professor of History
Department of History
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305-2024

e-mail: rodrigue@stanford.edu

Publications on Sephardi subjects


French Jews, Turkish Jews: The Alliance Israélite Universelle and the Politics of Jewish Schooling in Turkey, 1860-1925.  Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1990.

(edited catalogue with introduction)  Guide to Ladino Materials in the Harvard College Library.  Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard College Library, 1992.

(edited) Ottoman and Turkish Jewry: Community and Leadership. Bloomington: Indiana University Turkish Studies Series, 1992.

Images of Sephardi and Eastern Jewries in Transition, 1860-1939: The Teachers of the Alliance Israélite Universelle.  Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1993.

The Jews of the Balkans: The Judeo-Spanish Community, 15th to 20th Centuries (with Esther Benbassa). Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 1995.

(edited) A Sephardi Life in Southeastern Europe: Gabriel Arié, 1863-1939 (with Esther Benbassa).  Seattle: University of Washington Press, (1998).


"Eastern Sephardi Jewry and New Nation-States in the Balkans in the 19th and 20th centuries" in Harvey Goldberg, ed., Sephardi and Middle Eastern   Jewries: History and Culture, Bloomington: Indiana University Press (1996), pp. 81-88

"Difference and Tolerance in the Ottoman Empire" interview, Stanford Humanities Review  (Fall 1995), pp. 81-92.

"From Millet to Minority: Turkish Jewry in the 19th and 20th Centuries" in Pierre Birnbaum and Ira Katznelson, eds., Paths of Emancipation: Jews within States and Capitalism. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1995, pp. 238-261.

The Beginnings of Westernization and Communal Reform among Istanbul Jewry 1854-1865"  in Avigdor Levy, ed., The Jews of the Ottoman Empire.  Princeton: Darwin Press, 1995, pp. 439-456.

"The Sephardim in the Ottoman Empire" in E. Kedourie, ed., Spain and the Jews: The Sephardi Experience 1492 and after.  London: Thames and Hudson,  1992, pp. 162-188.

"Abraham de Camondo of Istanbul:  The Transformation of Jewish Philanthropy" in F. Malino and D. Sorkin, eds., From East and West:  Jews in a Changing Europe 1750-1870.  Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1990, pp. 46-56.

"L'exportation du paradigme révolutionnaire: Son influence sur le judaïsme sépharade et orientale" in P. Birnbaum. ed., Histoire politique des Juifs de France:  Entre universalisme et particularisme.  Paris: Presses de la Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques, 1990, pp. 182-195.

"The Alliance Israélite Universelle and the Attempt to Reform Rabbinical and Religious Instruction in Turkey" in
S. Schwarzfuchs, ed., L'"Alliance" dans les communautés du bassin méditerranéen à la fin du 19e siècle et son influence sur la situation sociale et culturelle. Jerusalem: Misgav Yerushalayim, 1987, pp. LIII-LXX.

"L'artisanat juif en Turquie à la fin du 19e siècle," (with Esther Benbassa) Turcica: Revue des Etudes turques, 17 (1985), pp. 113-126.

"Jewish Society and Schooling in a Thracian Town:  The Alliance Israélite Universelle in Demotica, 18971924," Jewish Social Studies, 45 (Summer/Fall 1983), pp. 263-286.