Stanley Mirvis

Stanley Mirvis is the Harold and Jean Grossman Chair of Jewish Studies at Arizona State University. He is the author of The Jews of Eighteenth-Century Jamaica: A Testamentary History of a Diaspora in Transition (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2020), the co-editor of From Catalonia to the Caribbean: The Sephardic Orbit from Medieval to Modern Times (Leiden: Brill, 2018), and the co-author of Jewish Treasures of the Caribbean: The Legacy of Judaism in the New World (Atglen: Schiffer Publishing, 2016)

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Caribbean Islands and the Guianas

Women were among the earliest settles in the Dutch and English Caribbean. Early Caribbean Jewish women, despite living in patriarchal societies, still managed to engage in public pursuits. As Caribbean Jewish communities became increasingly racially blended over time, women of color became some of the most definitive architects of distinctly Creole Caribbean Jewry.


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