Miriam and Nehemia Aminoah Prize of the Histradrut Hapoel Hamizrahi, 1997 A collection of documents written in Lucena, southern Spain, at the beginning of the 11th century C.E., from Cairo Geniza fragments in the Bodleian Library in Oxford. Examination of the documents enables us to uncover the sources of the texts and the halakhic reasoning practiced in Lucena, and the ties of the community with the Yeshiva of Sura in Babylon. In the first part of the book there is a comprehensive description of Jewish communal life in Lucena, and a review of books containing bills and formularies. The latter part deals with the documents themselves.
Danacode:   110-10376 ISBN:  965-226-162-9 Language:   Hebrew Pages:   298 Weight:   900 gr Dimensions:  17X25 cm Publication Date:   01/1994 Publisher:   Bar-Ilan University Press
A collection of 10 articles on a wide range of subjects especially concerning the Iberian diaspora, by distinguished scholars from Israel, Europe and the United States. A major contribution to the study of Jewish society and economy, and of the histor
A collection of studies on Jewish law and Halakhah dealing with essential aspects of the law regarding subjects such as debt obligation of inheritance, death penalty for Noahides, laws of matrimony, and with halakhic issues from an historical and philosop