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Lot #    8761
Auction End Date    12/7/2004 2:25:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Ben Avraham - Issur ve-Hetter
Title (Hebrew)    בן אברהם - איסור והיתר
Author    [Only Ed. - Presentation Copy] R. Abraham Abukara
City    Leghorn
Publisher    Israel Kushta
Publication Date    1882
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. [3], 72; [1], 7 ff., 309:230 mm., usual age staining, wide margins, old hand on title. A very good copy bound in contemporary half leather and marbled paper boards, rubbed.
          
Paragraph 1    Presentation Copy - inscription on title by publisher, the Author's son.
          
Detailed
Description
   The Author, R. Abraham b. Moses Abukara (d.1879), was a prominent Tunisian rabbinical scholar and rabbi. R. Abukara was probably the grandson of Abraham Abukara (d. 1817), one of the scholars of Tunis, who in 1803 signed a regulation introducing uniformity in various religious practices. A profound scholar, R. Abraham wrote a commentary and novellae on the Shulhan Arukh, Yoreh De'ah, in four parts. The first part Beit ha-Safek (on the laws in case of “doubt”), was published by his relative Jacob b. Elijah Abukara, who added an introduction under the title Ben Avraham (Leghorn, 1882). The other parts were lost. Jacob also published the Issur ve-Hetter of Jeroham b. Meshullam from a manuscript in the collection of Abraham, together with Ben Avraham.
          
Paragraph 2    חלק בית הספק ... סובב הולך את כל ... שפתי כהן ביו"ד סס"י ק"י ... [מאת] אברהם ן' הר"ם אבוקארא ...

דף 3-2 הקדמה מר' יעקב ב"ר אליהו אבוקארא, שארו של המחבר, שהביא את הספר לדפוס.

... לרבינו ירוחם ז"ל ... אמרתי ... להוציאו לאור ... למעבד נייחא להרב ר' אב"א (אברהם אבוקארא ז"ל) ... הכ"ד ... יעקב ן' לא"א אליהו אבוקארא ...

כולל דיני מליחה, בשר וחלב ותערובות. הספר מיוחס בטעות לרבינו ירוחם ב"ר משולם. עיין: ישראל תא-שמע, על ס' "אסור והיתר" של רבינו ירוחם ועל ר' יצחק מדורא - סיני, כרך סד, תשכ"ט, עמ' רנד-רנז.

          
Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0105295; 0136974
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Italy:    Checked
Other:    Tunis
  
Subject
Halacha:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Autographed:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica