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Without bounds : the life and death of Rabbi Ya'aqov Wazana

Author: Yoram Bilu
Publisher: Detroit : Wayne State University Press, ©2000.
Series: Raphael Patai series in Jewish folklore and anthropology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The life story of a Jewish healer who worked in the Western High Atlas Mountain region of Morocco. Based on interviews with Moroccan Jews, this biography recreates the important moments in Wazana's  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Yáacov Wazana; Yáacov Wazana; Yáacov Wazana; Yáacov Wazana; Yáacov Wazana
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yoram Bilu
ISBN: 0814329020 9780814329023 0814329039 9780814329030
OCLC Number: 42733596
Description: 187 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. In the Footsteps of Wazana --
2. They Remember Wazana --
3. Ait Wazana --
4. Born in Assarag --
In the Heart of the Atlas Mountains --
5. Wazana and His Parents --
6. A Robe, a Bordo, and Other Objects --
7. Amidst Sages and Demons: The Apprenticeship of Wazana --
8. A Question of Identity: Pray as a Muslim and Marry a Demon --
9. "There Was Nobody Like Rabbi Ya'aqov in the Whole World" --
10. Casablanca --
11. "He Was Our Great Healer" --
12. The Move to Agouim --
13. Death of Wazana --
14. "Nothing of His Remains" --
15. Wazana in Israel --
16. The Song of the Sirens: The Psychology of Wazana --
17. Without Bounds: Wazana the Symbolic Type --
18. Wazana of the Heart --
Epilogue: Wazana's Afterlife.
Series Title: Raphael Patai series in Jewish folklore and anthropology.
Other Titles: Le-lo metsarim.
Responsibility: Yoram Bilu.

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