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Intrigue and Revolution : Chief Rabbis in Aleppo, Baghdad, and Damascus, 1774-1914.

Author: Yaron Harel
Publisher: Oxford : Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, The, 2015.
Series: Littman library of Jewish civilization (Series)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A dramatic account of traditional Jewish society in the Ottoman Empire at a time when societal norms were being challenged.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Harel, Yaron
Intrigue and Revolution : Chief Rabbis in Aleppo, Baghdad, and Damascus, 1774-1914
Oxford : Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, The,c2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Yaron Harel
ISBN: 9781789624878 1789624878
OCLC Number: 1226583472
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Description: 1 online resource (397 p.)
Contents: Cover --
Half Title --
Title Page --
Copyright --
Dedication --
Preface and Acknowledgements --
Contents --
Note on Transliteration and Conventions Used in the Text --
List of Abbreviations --
Introduction --
PART I HARBINGERS OF UPHEAVAL --
1. Sadkah Houssin's Struggle for Control over the Baghdad Community --
2. Raphael Solomon Laniado and the Struggle in Aleppo against the Inheritance of the Rabbinate --
PART II RABBIS OF THE REFORM --
3. The Saga of Raphael Kassin: From Ḥakham Bashi in Baghdad to Reform Rabbi in Aleppo --
4. The Baghdad Community Torn between Rabbis Samoha and Dangoor 5. Abraham Dweck Hakohen (Khalousi): The Last Ḥakham Bashi Born in Aleppo --
6. Yitshak Abulafia's Troubled Path to Rabbinic Office in Damascus --
7. The Appointment and Deposition of Rabbi Yitshak Abulafia --
PART III RABBIS OF THE REVOLUTION --
8. The Appointment and Removal of Rabbi Solomon Eli'ezer Mercado Alfandari in Damascus --
9. Jacob Danon's Appointment as Chief Rabbi of Damascus and its Consequences --
10. Hezekiah Shabetai's Struggle against Deposition in Aleppo --
11. The Removal of the Ḥakham Bashi of Baghdad, David Pappo, by the Young Turks --
Epilogue --
Glossary --
Bibliography
Series Title: Littman library of Jewish civilization (Series)

Abstract:

A dramatic account of traditional Jewish society in the Ottoman Empire at a time when societal norms were being challenged.

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