Pariente, Shemtob
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Shemtob (Semtob, S.T.; J.) Pariente (1849–1907) was an educator in the Alliance Israélite Universelle (AIU) network and director of colonies for the Jewish Colonization Association in Asia Minor and Syria. Born in Tetouan, Morocco, he trained at the École Normale Israélite Orientale in Paris and received the diplôme de capacité (basic teaching certificate for primary schools) in 1870. That same year he became director of the school in Choumla, and in 1873 of the school in Roustchouk (Ruschuk, modern Rousse), both in Bulgaria. In 1877 he served…

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Joy Land, “Pariente, Shemtob”, in: Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World, Executive Editor Norman A. Stillman. Consulted online on 24 April 2017
First published online: 2010



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