Hayyim Habshush

Hayyim Habshush

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Rabbi Hayyim Habshush (c. 1833-1899) was a coppersmith by trade, and a noted nineteenth century historiographer of Yemenite Jewry. He also served as a guide for the Jewish-French Orientalist and traveler Joseph Hal vy, "twenty three years later (in 1893), Habshush began to write up the account of Hal vy's journey, first in Hebrew, and then, at the request of Edward Glaser, in his native language, the Jud o-Arabic dialect of Yemen. As a prominent member of the Jewish community in Yemen, R' Habshush served as one of the principal leaders of the Dor Deah movement alongside Rabbi Yihhyah Qafahh, and Sa'id 'Arusi.show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 91g
  • Equ Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136706334
  • 9786136706337