East and Maghreb I

East and Maghreb I
Researches in the History of the Jews in the Orient and North Africa
Edited by: Haim Z. Hirschberg, Haim Z. Hirschberg, Shimon Schwarzfuchs

This series of essays and articles by experts in almost every field of Eastern Jewish life and thought - Sociology, History, Philosophy, Kabbalah, Responsa and Linguistics - does much to fill some of the lacunae in the anatomy of world Jewish culture.

Danacode:   110-10088 Language:   Hebrew Pages:   352 Weight:   500 gr Dimensions:  16X23 cm Publication Date:   01/1974 Publisher:   Bar-Ilan University Press


H.Z. (J.W.) Hirschberg East and Maghreb, Sephardim and Ashkenazim  9

M. Weinstein The Uninterrupted Existence of a Jewish Population in North Africa  37

S. Spitzer The Ashkenazim in the Ottoman Empire from the Middle of the 15th Century until the Middle of the 16th Century  59

L. Bornstein The Ashkenazim in the Ottoman Empire in the 16th and 17th Centuries  81

E. Bashan The Freedom of Trade and the Imposition of Taxes and Customs Duties on Foreign Jewish Traders in the Ottoman Empire  105

J. Geller The Economic Basis of the Yeshivot in the Ottoman Empire  167

L. Bornstein The Structure of the Rabbinate in the Ottoman Empire  223

Y. Abrahami A Chapter in the History of the Emancipation of Tunisian Jewry  259

A. Beeri Takkanoth and Quasi-Takkanoth in Gaonic Halacha  285

A. Namdar On the Interpretation of Community Ordinances by R. Samue de Medina  295

English Preface and Summaries  VII

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