S̲h̲īnā
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, Salmān (1898-1978), ʿIrāḳī Jewish journalist, lawyer and a member of the ʿIrāḳī Parliament. Born in the Jewish quarter of Bag̲h̲dād, he received a conventional religious Jewish education in a Heder (equivalent to the Muslim kuttāb ), and then continued his primary and secondary studies at the secular Jewish school of the Alliance Française Israelite in Bag̲h̲dād, and excelled in languages. Later, he joined the Ottoman Secondary School in Bag̲h̲dād and was recruited to the Ottoman Army as a reserve officer during the First World…

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Moreh, S., “S̲h̲īnā”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 13 November 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_6947>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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