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Haim Nahum, Haim Nahum, 081730729X, 0-8173-0729-X, 978-0-8173-0729-5, 9780817307295,

Haim Nahum
A Sephardic Chief Rabbi in Politics, 1892-1923
Edited by Esther Benbassa

Quality Paper
1995. 224 pp.
Price:  $29.95 s

First published in French by the Presses du Centre National de la Recherche ScientiÞque in 1990, this book relates the history of Turkish Jewry during the last decades of the Ottoman empire, as told through the life and work of Haim Nahum, the Chief Rabbi of the Ottoman empire from 1909 to 1920.

"An excellent translation. A sophisticated book that throws much light on the history of Sephardi Jewry in modern times in general, and on the life of one of its most important leaders in particular."
—Aron Rodrigue, Stanford University

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