Mar 28, 2020
Jewish Questions: Responsa on Sephardic Life in the Early Modern Period
Posted by Matt Goldish

In Jewish Questions, Matt Goldish introduces English readers to the history and culture of the Sephardic dispersion through an exploration of forty three responsa questions about Jewish law that Jews asked leading rabbis, and the rabbis responses The questions along with their rabbinical decisions examine all aspects of Jewish life, including business, family, religiousIn Jewish Questions, Matt Goldish introduces English readers to the history and culture of the Sephardic dispersion through an exploration of forty three responsa questions about Jewish law that Jews asked leading rabbis, and the rabbis responses The questions along with their rabbinical decisions examine all aspects of Jewish life, including business, family, religious issues, and relations between Jews and non Jews Taken together, the responsa constitute an extremely rich source of information about the everyday lives of Sephardic Jews The book looks at questions asked between 1492 when the Jews were expelled from Spain and 1750 Originating from all over the Sephardic world, the responsa discuss such diverse topics as the rules of conduct for Ottoman Jewish sea traders, the trials of an ex husband accused of a robbery, and the rights of a sexually abused wife Goldish provides a sizeable introduction to the history of the Sephardic diaspora and the nature of responsa literature, as well as a bibliography, historical background for each question, and short biographies of the rabbis involved Including cases from well known communities such as Venice, Istanbul, and Saloniki, and lesser known Jewish enclaves such as Kastoria, Ragusa, and Nablus, Jewish Questions provides a sense of how Sephardic communities were organized, how Jews related to their neighbors, what problems threatened them and their families, and how they understood their relationship to God and the Jewish people.

  • Title: Jewish Questions: Responsa on Sephardic Life in the Early Modern Period
  • Author: Matt Goldish
  • ISBN: 9780691122656
  • Page: 202
  • Format: Paperback
  • Responsa My Jewish Learning Responsa are the answers given by authorities in Jewish law to questions put to them in Hebrew sheelot u teshuvot, questions and answers. Jewish Questions Responsa on Sephardic Life in the Early Jul , Jewish Questions Responsa on Sephardic Life in the Early Modern Period Matt Goldish on FREE shipping on qualifying offers In Jewish Questions , Matt Goldish introduces English readers to the history and culture of the Sephardic dispersion through an exploration of forty three responsa questions about Jewish law that Jews asked leading rabbis Responsa Judaism Britannica Responsa, Hebrew She elot U teshubot, questions and answers , replies made by rabbinic scholars in answer to submitted questions about Jewish law These replies began to be written in the th century after final redaction of the Talmud and are still being formulated Estimates of the total number of published responsa, which range in length from a few words to lengthy monographs and compendia, Jewish Questions Responsa on Sephardic Life in the Early In Jewish Questions, Matt Goldish introduces English readers to the history and culture of the Sephardic dispersion through an exploration of forty three responsa questions about Jewish law that Jews asked leading rabbis, and the rabbis responses. Jewish Questions Responsa on Sephardic Life in the Early This collection of Sephardic responsa written during the period is a fascinating effort to document daily life based upon the practical halachic questions that were asked of prominent rabbis The emphasis is on social history, which the author explains with clarity and precision. Responsa Jewish Virtual Library Jewish Questions Responsa on Sephardic Life in the Early Jewish Questions Responsa on Sephardic Life in the Early Modern Period Export a RIS file For EndNote, ProCite, Reference Manager, Zotero, Mendeley Export a Text file For BibTex Note Always review your references and make any necessary corrections before using Pay attention to names, capitalization, and dates. Responsa History of responsa in Judaism

    Jewish Questions Responsa on Sephardic Life in the Early Modern Period In Jewish Questions Matt Goldish introduces English readers to the history and culture of the Sephardic dispersion through an exploration of forty three responsa questions about Jewish law that Jews


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