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Chidah: Rabbi Chaim Yosef David Azulai (the "Chida") 5484-5566 (1724-1806 CE), prolific author of Talmudic and kabbalistic works, including the famous Shem haGedolim, a comprehensive guide to Torah ligature.
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The Chida (circa 5484-5567; 1724-1807)
One of the outstanding figures in the gallery of our great of the eighteenth century was Rabbi Chaim Joseph David Azulai - author, traveler and father of modern Hebrew bibliography. Known as the Chidah, he was highly respected for his great piety and scho...
The surname Azoulay is common among Jews of North African descent. Where did this name originate?
The Jewish people have never stopped studying Torah, regardless of whether we’ve lived in times of prosperity or persecution . . .
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