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The Baghdad Community Torn between Rabbis Samoha and Dangoor

Yaron Harel

in Intrigue and Revolution: Chief Rabbis in Aleppo, Baghdad, and Damascus, 1774-1914

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113874
eISBN:
9781800340237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113874.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter investigates the chaos that ensued in the Baghdad community for more than a decade in the wake of the struggle between the supporters of Rabbi Sason Elijah Halevi (Samoha) and those of ... More


Sadkah Houssin’s Struggle for Control over the Baghdad Community

Yaron Harel

in Intrigue and Revolution: Chief Rabbis in Aleppo, Baghdad, and Damascus, 1774-1914

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113874
eISBN:
9781800340237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113874.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the struggle between the nasi (president) of the Jewish community of Baghdad — a figure of the old order who joined with the local Torah scholars in order to create a united ... More


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