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Lot #    29169
Auction End Date    1/25/2011 12:02:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Studies and Reports on Jewish Communities
Title (Hebrew)   
Author    [Signed Copy] Meir Banayahu, editor
City    Jerusalem
Publisher    Ben-Zevi Institute
Publication Date    1960
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. 53, 59 pp. quarto 240:170 mm., light age staining. A very good copy bound in the original wrappers.
Paragraph 1    Signed on wrapper by Itzhak Ben-Zevi with short dedication.
   Tri-lingual, Hebrew, English, and French scholarly publication of the Ben-Zevi Institute. This issue, number three, has articles by Itzhak Ben-Zevi Research on the Jewish Oriental Communities and the Merging of the Diaspora: Meir Benayahu Tasks and Activities: 1957-1960; Books Planned for Publication, by David Tamar Safed in the 16th Century, Zvi Werblowsky The text of the Maggid Mesharim, Uriel Heyd Ottoman Documents on Palestine 1552-1615, and Zalman Shazar Maase Sabbatai Zevi. Excepting Itzhak Ben-Zevis article which appears in all three languages there are different articles in each section, the Hebrew section including articles by Cecil roth on forgotten Jewish communities, David Korkus Abulafia on non-Hebrew sources for studying the history of the Jews in Morocco, Jacob Hasson on Hebrew-Ladino dictionaries, and Abraham Hatal on the popular literature of the Jews of Tunis.

The Ben Zvi Institute, under the joint auspices of Yad Ben Zvi and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, studies the cultures of Jews of Moslem lands, Africa and Asia. It is a meeting ground for scholars from all Israel's universities and from abroad.

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20th Century:    Checked
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Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
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