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Esther Benbassa


Esther Benbassa is founder and director of the Alberto Benveniste Centre, devoted to the study of Sephardi culture and to the comparative history of minorities. In 2011, she was elected to the French Senate and made a chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur. Several of her books have been translated into English, including The Jews of France: A History from Antiquity to the Present and Suffering as Identity: The Jewish Paradigm.

Books by Esther Benbassa

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