Exiles and remnants as a social phenomenon

Refael Furman

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This study identifies similar sociological patterns connected with identity issues in the biblical prophetic literature concerning the Babylonian exile in and two "modern-time diasporas,"the Armenian and the Palestinian. Certain criteria were found common to the inspected cases, suggesting common identity shaping patterns that may transcend time and culture.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)131-164
Number of pages34
JournalReview of Rabbinic Judaism
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2020


  • Armenians
  • Exile
  • Ezekiel
  • Identity
  • Jeremiah
  • Motherland
  • Palestinians

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • History
  • Religious studies


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