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Aberbach, D., 174n. 3

Abu-Ḥatsera: family of, 23, 34, 43, 44, 121, 128, 170n. 5; Rabbi Ya’aqov, 43; Rabbi Yisrael (Baba Sali), 27, 121, 128; Rabbi Yitzhak (Baba Haki), 128; Rabbi Yosef, 22–23, 76–77, 79, 137, 152

“affliction transference,” 116, 173n. 7

afrit. See demons, afrit (giant demon)

Agouim, 19, 20, 21, 24, 35, 39, 41, 57, 60, 71, 77, 95, 96, 102, 103, 104, 105–7, 108, 109, 111, 114, 117, 120, 124, 128, 135, 149, 152

Ait Abas, 17

Ait Bouli, 17

Ait Budiel, 38, 39

Ait Wauzgit, 35, 41

Ait Wazana. See Wazana, family

Alexander, Tamar, 170n. 6 (ch. 3)

Amassine, 20, 24, 41, 50, 51, 53, 59, 103, 104, 106, 131, 137

amulet (qame’a), 49, 60, 89, 99, 111, 126

arak (maḥia), 79–82, 111, 112, 126

Ardener, Edwin, 175n. 6

aslai. See demons, illnesses caused by

Assarag, 18, 20, 35, 39, 45–46, 50, 53, 54, 55, 57, 58, 59, 70, 74, 98, 99, 105–6, 127, 149

Atlas Mountains, 29, 45, 62, 64, 105, 107, 121, 148, 160, 163

Atlit, 22, 23, 24, 128, 129

 

balance. See order

baraka, 171n. 4 (ch. 4)

bar mitzvah, 47

Bat-Yeor, 170n. 2 (ch. 4)

beads, 60, 119

Be’er Sheva, 31, 32, 120, 127, 154–59, 161, 162, 165, 166

bees, 54

Bein Hametsarim. See the Three Weeks

Ben-Ami, Issachar, 36, 37, 47, 49, 50, 139, 169n. 3, 170nn. 5 (ch. 2), 1, 2, 4, 7 (ch. 3)

Ben-Ari, Eyal, 154

Ben Gurion, 33

Beni Mellal, 18

Berbers, 18, 45, 84, 115

Bertaux, Daniel, 14

Bialik, 33

Bilu, Yoram, 47, 64, 67, 92, 154, 158, 160, 162, 163, 164, 169n. 3, 170nn. 5 (ch. 2), 6 (ch. 3), 171nn. 4 (ch. 4), 1 (ch. 5), 4, 5 (ch. 7), 173nn. 5, 7, 175n. 3 (epilogue)

Binyamina, 23

biography, 14, 148, 169n. 1 (ch. 1)

bkhur. See burning incense

Blackman, M. B., 153, 165

Bled es-siba, 46

blessing, 43, 47, 54

blood, 67, 114, 138

bordo (walking stick), 59–60, 108

boundaries: keeping and crossing, 87, 109, 111, 114, 142–44, 147

Brettell, C. B., 153, 165

Bruner, Jerome, 14, 15

burning incense (bkhur), 68, 94, 98, 99

 

candles, 27, 112, 160

Casablanca, 33, 42, 47, 54, 74, 84–87, 98, 99, 100, 102, 144, 147

casbur. See healing, materials

Castaneda, Carlos, 169n. 1 (ch. 1)

cemetery, 17, 18, 36, 47, 51, 57, 69, 98, 101, 111, 112, 114, 116, 131, 135, 137

chamir, 119, 173n. 1 (ch. 14)

chicken, 38, 140, 141

cirrhosis of the liver, 173n. 4

Clifford, James, 153

“contraction of the road” (qfitsat haderekh), 36, 39, 51, 52, 97, 138, 139

couscous, 68, 92, 94

Crapanzano, Vincent, 15, 134, 171n. 4 (ch. 7), 175n. 3 (epilogue)

Crites, Stephen, 14

culture and personality. See psychological anthropology

 

D’Andrade, Roy, 14

Dar el-Beida. See Casablanca

Demnate, 18, 171n. 1 (ch. 5)

demons (jnun), 15, 40, 42, 56, 57, 60, 62, 65–69, 70, 72–76, 80, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 95, 98, 104, 108–16, 132–35, 137, 138, 140, 141, 142, 143, 144, 147, 156; afrit (giant demon), 68, 74; blind, 40, 42; characteristics of, 66–67; designations of, 66; as doubles, 66, 75, 95; illnesses caused by, 67, 76, 90, 108, 109, 173n. 5; ketev meriri, 175n. 4 (ch. 17); marrying humans, 66, 70, 72–76; methods for controlling, 68–69, 72, 74; as snakes, 108, 114, 140

derba. See demons, illnesses caused by

Deshen, Shlomo, 170n. 1 (ch. 3)

Dhimmi, 170n. 2 (ch. 4)

divination. See istinzal

doctor, 13, 103, 109

Don Juan, 169n. 1 (ch. 5)

Douglas, Mary, 144

Dra, 36, 48, 62

dream, 11, 30, 39, 50, 61, 121–27, 139, 154–56, 160, 164, 175n. 3 (epilogue)

dybbuk, 171n. 5

egg, 95, 103, 113

Eickelman, Dale, 47, 171n. 4 (ch. 4)

Eisenstadt, Marvin, 174n. 3 (ch. 16)

Eliade, M., 175n. 8

Elijah the Prophet, 37

emigration, 106, 121, 124, 146

 

falling sickness, 54

farajiya, 119, 173n. 1 (ch. 14)

festive meal (se’udah), 19, 23, 38, 77, 94, 106, 121, 123, 124, 128–29, 139

Fez, 30

Flamand, Pierre, 170n. 1 (ch. 4)

folk-literature, motifs of: The one forbidden thing, 175n. 10; Supernatural time in fairyland, 171n. 3 (ch. 7)

France, 85, 100

Frazer, J. G., 172n. 6

French, 57, 84, 85, 96, 106; commissar, 86; general, 84–86; governor, 96, 103; officer, 84–86

 

Geertz, Clifford, 9, 48

Gellner, Ernest, 48

Gergen, K. J., 14

Givat Ada, 22, 23

Glaoui, 90, 102

gold, 97, 109, 146

Goldberg, Harvey, 45, 47, 50, 169n. 4

Good, Byron, 14

 

Ḥadera, 24

Ḥaj Tehami, 90, 102, 172n. 10

Halifax, John, 175n. 8

Ḥamadsha, 134

Ḥanukka, 51, 138

ḥarmel. See healing, materials

Harner, Michael, 175n. 8

Hasan-Rokem, Galit, 154

Ḥassan II, 78

ḥavdalah, 37

ḥazan, 50

healer, 11, 18, 19, 59, 62, 64, 65, 68, 69, 71, 73, 77, 80, 82, 88–93, 102, 103, 105, 109, 113, 133, 140, 145, 146, 151, 157, 161, 166; hazards of being, 63–64; and loss of a parent, 64, 133

healing, 62, 64, 88–90, 92, 102, 104, 113, 132–33, 137; materials, 89, 94, 99, 172n. 3; —, books, 63, 65, 89, 90; —, plate, 100, 122; writing (ktiva) for, 49, 54, 55, 63, 89, 113. See also Wazana, Rabbi Ya’aqov

Heine, 33

hillula, 29, 30, 43, 48, 163, 169n. 2; of Rabbi David u-Moshe, 19, 30, 77; of Rabbi Shimon Bar-Yoḥai, 26, 126, 170n. 7 (ch. 2); of Rabbi Yosef Abu-Ḥatsera, 22. See also Wazana, Rabbi Ya’aqov, hillula of

horseman, Arab, 39, 139

Huichol, 146

hypnotic trance, 93, 95

 

Idirghan, 33, 39

Imini, 19, 24, 41, 106

Ingham, J. M., 16

invocations, 69, 92

Israel Folklore Archive, 18, 53, 54, 169n. 1

istinzal, 92–97, 103, 113

 

Jamous, Raymond, 171n. 4 (ch. 4)

Jason, Heda, 169n. 1 (ch. 2), 175n. 5

jawi. See healing, materials

jellaba, 29, 34, 65, 85, 101, 119, 156

Jerusalem, 35, 173n. 3

Jews: in Assarag, 45–48; and Muslims in Morocco, 45–16, 170n. 3 (ch. 4); vocations of, 45

jnun. See demons

 

kabbala, 63, 68, 89

kaddish, 128

kaid (local ruler), 38, 139–40

kaid Ibrahim, 90, 102

Kilborne, Benjamin, 16

Kiryat Gat, 19, 20, 151

Koran, 71

kosher, 56, 72, 144

ktiva (writing). See healing, writing for

 

Lag Ba’Omer, 26, 126, 170n. 7 (ch. 2)

Lele, 144

Lévi-Strauss, Claude, 175n. 6

Lewis, Bernard, 170n. 2 (ch. 4)

liminality, 145

limit. See boundaries: keeping and crossing

linking objects, 174n. 1 (ch. 16)

lion, 37

 

magic, 15, 18, 64; universal principles of, 91, 172n. 6. See also sorcery; Wazana, Rabbi Ya’aqov

magician, 64, 65, 119

maḥia. See arak

Marcus, George, 153, 165

Marcus, M. A., 163

Marrakech, 19, 47, 90, 102, 103, 105, 124

Masson, Jeffrey, 174n. 3

Maxwell, Gavin, 172n. 4

medium, 92–95

mellaḥ (Jewish quarter), 37, 39, 106

Meron, 26, 28

mikveh. See ritual bath

Mimuna, 22, 169n. 4

mohel (ritual circumciser), 24, 47

moshav (semi-cooperative village), 10, 17, 18, 20, 25, 122, 151; Atseret, 18–20, 26, 116, 123, 151, 152; Kinus, 18, 19; Makor, 25, 151

Myerhoff, Barbara, 145, 146

 

names: holy, 62–64, 71, 88, 89, 90; impure, 88, 89

Natanya, 24, 128

Netifa, 18, 171n. 1 (ch. 5)

Netivot, 128

Nigal, Gedalia, 171n. 5 (ch. 7)

ninth of Av, 98, 125

 

Obeyesekere, Gananath, 16, 135

order: between the worlds, 133, 140, 147; disruption of, 141, 147; social, 142–47

Ouarzazate, 18, 19, 23, 36–40, 43, 48, 62, 90, 96, 97, 98, 105, 106, 117

 

pangolin (anteater), 144

Pardes Hana, 33, 150

Paris, 84

pasokh. See healing, materials

pilgrims, 26, 145

postmodern anthropology, 153, 165

prayer, 70–71, 107, 113, 128, 137, 139

psychological anthropology, 14–16

 

Rabat, 98

Rabbi Amram Ben Diwan, 18

Rabbi David Dra Halevi, 18

Rabbi David u-Moshe, 18, 19, 24, 30, 106, 117

Rabbi Pinḥas ha-Kohen, 172n. 10

Rabbi Shlomo Ben Leḥans, 18

Rabbi Ya’aqov Wazana. See Wazana, Rabbi Ya’aqov

Rabinow, Paul, 171n. 4 (ch. 4)

Ramle, 128

restitution, 109, 116, 140

ring, 60, 119

Rishon le-Zion, 100

rites of passage, 175n. 7

ritual bath (mikveh), 40, 41, 52

robe, 59, 131

Rogers, S. N., 175n. 8 (ch. 17)

Rosaldo, Renato, 153, 165

Rosen, Lawrence, 170n. 3 (ch. 4)

rota. See healing, materials

 

sacred vs. profane, 62, 63, 143, 144

Safed, 30, 31

saint. See tsaddiq

salam, 119, 173n. 1 (ch. 14)

sarei shemen (princes of the oil), 93. See also istinzal

Schafer, Roy, 14

seance, 33

seb. See healing, materials

se’udah. See festive meal

shaman, 146, 169n. 1 (ch. 1), 175n. 8

shedim. See demons

sheikh, 105, 108, 109, 111, 113, 116, 117, 138, 140, 141, 149, 157

shekhina, 78

Shema Yisrael, 38, 50, 52, 101, 137, 139

sheva brakhot (seven blessings), 40

shoḥet, 19, 24, 47, 77

Shokeid, Moshe, 47, 170nn. 1, 3 (ch. 4)

shroud, 101, 103

Sidna Suleiman (King Solomon), 95

Skoura, 43, 106, 170n. 3 (ch. 3)

sla. See synagogue

snake, 98, 102, 108, 114, 123, 140, 174n. 2 (ch. 15)

sorcery (skhur), 15, 65, 86, 90–92, 95, 98, 99; in Arab grave, 91, 92, 95, 97, 111; materials, 90, 97, 99; tkaf, 74, 75, 91, 97, 124, 151

Sour, 35, 39, 106

Sous, 33, 64, 65, 171n. 2 (ch. 7)

southern Morocco, 14, 28, 84, 90, 102, 106, 138, 145, 147

Spence, Donald, 15

Spinoza, 33

Spiro, Melford, 14

Stillman, Norman, 47, 170n. 3 (ch. 4)

Strauss, Claudia, 14

structural analysis, 175n. 6

symbolic type, 145, 147

synagogue, 17, 28, 43, 47, 52, 72, 112, 113, 126, 137, 139, 149, 159

 

talb, 65

Talouine, 50, 55, 56, 116

Tamzersht, 50, 51, 53, 59, 100, 137, 150

tarboosh, 60, 70, 78, 85, 119

Tarudant, 90

Tazenakht, 23, 49, 50, 90

Teluet, 23, 90, 102

terrorism, 122, 144

Tezort, 18, 21, 106

thick description, 9

thieves, exposure of, 92, 94–96

the Three Weeks, 113, 138

Tidili, 43, 82, 100, 103, 106

Tifnoute, 18, 35, 43, 45, 47, 49

Timestint, 106

Timjdut, 60, 63, 71, 102, 106, 112

tkaf. See sorcery

Torah, 94, 126

tsaddiq (saint), 17, 20, 27, 30, 31, 33, 36–44, 47–48, 50–52, 116, 125, 127, 128, 129, 137, 142, 149, 150, 152, 154–56, 161, 164, 171n. 2 (ch. 5); of Be’er Sheva, 162, 165–66; buried afar, 50–51; cult of, 47–48; exiled from Zion, 35–36; impresario of, 154, 161, 167; as snake, 123, 174n. 2 (ch. 15). See also hillula

Tsfatman, Sara, 170n. 6 (ch. 3)

tsira. See demons, illnesses caused by

Turner, Victor, 145, 175n. 7

 

Ullman, Chana, 174n. 3

 

Van Gennep, Arnold, 175n. 7

Volkan, Vamik, 174n. 1 (ch. 16)

 

Wazana, family (ait), 23, 34, 35, 43, 47, 51, 128, 139, 140, 142, 159, 170n. 1 (ch. 3); blindness in, 33, 40, 42, 150, 152; Esther (Rabbi Ya’aqov’s mother), 49, 54–59, 131, 135, 149; Ḥana, 49; Rabbi Avraham (Rabbi Ya’aqov’s father), 20, 31, 39, 41, 48, 49, 54, 63, 64, 130–32, 137–39, 142, 164; Rabbi Avraham el-Kebir, 35–39, 48, 128, 139, 142, 163, 170nn. 2, 3, 4, 8 (ch. 3); Rabbi David, 35, 38–12, 48, 128, 139–42, 170nn. 4, 8; Rabbi Yaish, 35

Wazana, Rabbi Ya’aqov: afterlife, 153–67; appearance and character of, 70, 78–83; bridging worlds, 146–47; crossing boundaries, 142–44; curing failures of, 102–4, 132; daily schedule of, 71, 72, 76; death of, 108–18, 146–47; demonic family of, 66, 70, 72–76, 113, 124, 133–35, 141, 142; as family tsaddiq, 124–29, 149, 150; hated by the rabbis, 76–77; healing books of, 65, 89, 90, 120, 122, 151, 159–65; healing powers of, 88–102, 132–33, 143–46; hillula of, 124, 125, 155, 158–59; as local hero, 28, 84, 102, 128; marginality of, 143; as mediated figure, 14, 136, 144; miracles of, 77, 80–83, 84–86; Muslim side of, 65–66, 70–72; and his parents, 49–58, 130–32; problems treated by, 90–104; psychology of, 130–35; remembered in Israel, 121–29; symbolic analysis of, 136–47; training of, 62–69

Weingrod, Alex, 169n. 4

Westermarck, Edward, 48, 171nn. 4 (ch. 4), 2, 4 (ch. 7), 173nn. 2, 7 (ch. 13), 174n. 2 (ch. 16), 175n. 2 (ch. 17)

Willner, Dorothy, 36, 170n. 1 (ch. 4)

Winnicott, Donald, 174n. 1 (ch. 16)

witchcraft. See sorcery

 

Yavneh, 26

 

zagarit, 19

zekhut avot (ancestral privilege), 37, 39, 41, 43, 62, 139, 163, 164, 171n. 4 (ch. 4)

Zohar, 128, 170n. 7 (ch. 2), 171n. 1 (ch. 7)

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