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Anahory-Librowicz, Oro
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Oro Anahory-Librowicz (b. 1948) is a professor at the Université de Montréal in Canada. A Moroccan-born author and professional storyteller,  she has written monographs and articles on Sephardic folk literature and is the founder-director of Gerineldo, a Moroccan Sephardic ensemble based in Montreal.

Oro Anahory-Librowicz was born in Tetouan (Sp. Tetuán), Morocco, in 1948 into a traditional Sephardic family. She studied at the Université Paris–Nanterre (M.A.) and Columbia University in New York City, where she obtained a Ph.D. in Spanish lang…

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Judith Cohen, “Anahory-Librowicz, Oro”, in: Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World, Executive Editor Norman A. Stillman. Consulted online on 03 March 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1878-9781_ejiw_SIM_000622>
First published online: 2010

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