Deals with the Anglican missionaries, most of whom were converts from Judaism, and the methods they used to convert Jews. Their task was facilitated by the poverty that prevailed, particularly in times of drought. The number of converts was small thanks to measures taken by Jewish leadership and society, such as the excommunication of anyone who came into contact with Christians and of parents who sent their children to Christian schools. Based on sources such as missionaries' diaries and archival material from the British Foreign Office. Twenty documents are published here for the first time.
Danacode:   110-20017 ISBN:  965-226-194-7 Language:   Hebrew Pages:   204 Weight:   430 gr Dimensions:  16X23 cm Publication Date:   01/1998 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.
This compilation deals with religious works written in the span of 1,000 years by sages of Fez and other Moroccan communities about language, religious poetry and literature, interpretation and thought, established halacha and local regulations.
One hundred and seven documents from the British Foreign Office, the Colonial Office and the National Archives of the United States, published here for the first time, deal with various aspects of women's life in Morocco. Some women played an active role