The Land of Israel in the 16th century had a distinct influence on the Jewish Diaspora due to the Spanish exiles who settled in Safed. Their teachings became the universal Jewish heritage in many fields, by virtue of their learnedness as well as the fact that they were’sages of the Holy Land. This study seeks to offer a comprehensive and penetrating appraisal of the nature of the influence of the’teachings of the center in the Land of Israel’on Yemenite Jewry from the 16th to theה’20th century, and to assess the degree to which it displaced the influence of Maimonides.
Danacode:   110-20076 ISBN:  965-226-251-X Language:   Hebrew Pages:   370 Weight:   815 gr Dimensions:  17X25 cm Publication Date:   05/2006 Publisher:   Bar-Ilan University Press
In this book, a manuscript that has been held privately is published for the first time and contains 22 new piyyutim written in the handwriting of Rabbi Shabazi.
Articles on subjects of interest to Prof. Ratzaby in the fields of poetry and Piyyut, Yemenite Jewry, Sa'adia Gaon, Hebrew Language and Hebrew Literature. The book represents the latest discoveries by leading scholars in each of these areas and other subj