Volume 16, Number 1, Winter 1997
Cover: Roman Balladine
The “Business” and Bert Balladine: Tales of a Lifetime, by Ma’Shuqa Mira Murjan, with forward by Shareen El Safy
Jamileh: the Goddess of Iranian Dance, by Robyn Friend, Ph.D.
Searching for Biblical Roots of Belly Dance, by Cia
Songs of Life: Music of the Sephardim, by Vivian J. Stotesbury
A Sefardi Woman from the Island of Rhodes, by Jaime Cader
The Violin in Arabic Music: Developing Expressivity, by Eva Eilenberg
From Raqs Shaabi to Raqs Sharqi: Traditional Forms and Modern Technology, by Aisha Ali
The Headscarf: A Means of Oppression or Liberations? by Ghanima Gaditana
Totally Veiled, by Scheherezade Faramarzi
Executive Derision: Hollywood’s Demonization of Arabs, by Jack G. Shaheen, Ph.D.