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Lot #    9109
Auction End Date    1/11/2005 3:09:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Neve Shalom
Title (Hebrew)    נוה שלום, מנהגי נא אמון
Author    [Customs] R. Elijah Bekor Hazzan
City    Alexandria
Publisher    Pereg Hayyim Mizrahi
Publication Date    1893
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   First edition. [3], 69, [1] ff., 221:153 mm., wide margins, usual age staining, some chipping. A good copy bound in modern cloth boards.
   R. Elijah Bekor b. Abraham Hazzan (d. 1908), grandson of R. Hayyim David, was born in Smyrna. In 1872–74 he went to North Africa as an emissary of the Jerusalem community. In 1874 he was appointed rabbi of Tripoli and from there went to Alexandria, where he died. He was the author of Ta'alumot Lev (Leghorn-Alexandria, 1879–1902), responsa in four parts; Neveh Shalom (Alexandria, 1894), on the customs of Alexandria; Zikhron Yerushalayim (Leghorn, 1874), on love of the Holy Land; and other works.

Added t.p.: Neve Scialom, consuetudini e costumi rituali ... in uso nella Comunita Israelitica di Alessandria e nelle altre Universita dell' Egitto ... raccolti e commentati da ... E. B. Hazan ...

Paragraph 2    כולל מנהגי נא אמון וארץ מצרים ... אשר חיברתי אני ... אליהו חזן ... משרת בקדש פה אלכסנדריא של מצרים ...
   CD-EPI 0133481; EJ
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Other:    Egypt
Customs:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica