Ethnos, Nation, Religion: Recent Scholarship and Societal Processes in the South Caucasus

The “Boneless” Saint from Baku: Muslim Pilgrimage in a Secular City

Communities of Mourning: Mountain Jewish Laments in Azerbaijan and on the Internet

This article explores two sites of Mountain Jewish mourning - Krasnaia Sloboda, the more traditional location of Mountain Jewish customs — and the Mountain Jewish Online Center. Investigating how lamentations expressed in both spaces create Mountain Jewish community, I argue that the development of alternative places of lamentation ultimately challenges gender expectations of emotionality and grief work, as well as the texts of mourning themselves.