A follow-up to the first book, this book documents and commemorates the Tafilalet / Sijilmassa communities, describing their holiday cycle and customs for the last 150 years. The book focuses on the description of events related to Shabbat and the Jewish holidays. They are accompanied by liturgy and homiletics of scholars. Many of these are now only being published for the first time and are accompanied by explanations and introductions. The book relies on oral testimony and on the writings of local scholars. The author also relies on collections of manuscripts from the Ben-Zvi Institute, the Central Archive of the Jewish People and the Israel Museum. The book is accompanied by a French abstract.
Danacode:   110-20222 ISBN:  978-965-226-384-1 Language:   Hebrew Pages:   520 Weight:   1000 gr Dimensions:  17X25 cm Publication Date:   10/2015 Publisher:   Bar-Ilan University Press
Winner of the Rabbi Moshe Malka Prize for Torah Literature!! This book documents the Tafilalet / Sijilmassa communities, describing their habits and lifestyle, their Jewish thought and religious and poetic creation for the last 150 years.
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