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L’Information Juive (Algiers)
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L’Information Juive was founded in 1948 by Jacques Lazarus, the director of the Comité (Juif) Algérien d’Études Sociales, to defend the interests of the Jewish community in Algeria. Lazarus edited the publication along with Haïm Cherki and Emile Touati. L’Information Juive welcomed contributions from Jewish intellectuals in Algeria (Raymond Bénichou, Henri Chémouilli) and France (Emmanuel Lévinas, Arnold Mandel, Armand Lunel, André Neher). It took a nuanced position during the Algerian War: it favored peace and a solution that would take legitimate Musl…

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Colette Zytnicki, “L’Information Juive (Algiers)”, in: Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World, Executive Editor Norman A. Stillman. Consulted online on 05 February 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1878-9781_ejiw_SIM_0013860>
First published online: 2010

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