Two Portuguese Exiles in Castile: Dom...

The book contains more than 30 documents related to Portuguese Jewry in general and David Negro and Isaac Abravanel in particular.



Two Portuguese Exiles in Castile: Dom David Negro and Dom Isaac Abravanel. Hispania Judaica, v. 10


About Book Two Portuguese Exiles in Castile: Dom David Negro and Dom Isaac Abravanel. Hispania Judaica, v. 10

Front MatterFront Flap Half Title PageEditorial BoardTitle PageCopyright PageTable Of ContentsPREFACEContents1. THE JEWS OF PORTUGAL: AN OVERVIEWTempo dos Judeus (The Jewish Period)The New Christian PeriodModern Portugal2. DAVID NEGRO: A RABBI IN POLITICSTwo Vacancies: The Portuguese Crown and the Castilian RabbinateDavid Negro on TrialDeath on the Road, in Vila Real3. ISAAC ABRAVANEL: FROM CONSPIRACY TO FLIGHTAbravanel at CourtThe Turning-PointTrial and ConfiscationFlight to CastileBack MatterEPILOGUEPLATESDOCUMENTS1 Regulation of the Chief Rabbinate of the Jews of all Portugal. July 16, 14052A. Letter of the Master of Avis, dated March 6 1384, donating to the Constable the possessions of David Negro2B. Letter of the Master of Avis, donating to the Constable the possessions of David Negro2C. Copy of the letter of King D. Joäo I, dated March 30 1389, confirming the donation to the Constable of the possessions of David Negro3 Copy of the deed of the first donation made by the Constable to the Convent of Lisbon of some possessions, including those which had belonged to David Negro4 Transfer of property donated to the Convent of Lisbon, including possessions which had belonged to David 5 List of the accusations levelled against David Negro by the Constable6 The insulting verses by Alvaro de Brito Pestana against the Abravanels 7 Insulting verses to Abravanel, collected in the Cancioneiro Geral by Garcia de Resende8 Letter to Isaac Abravanel exempting him from wearing the badge. It was given by King Afonso at the request of his nephew, the Count and later Duke of Guimaräes. June 16, 14649 Privilege granted to Isaac Abravanel by King Afonso to ride a mule, stay in Christians inns and bear weapons of any kind. August 18, 146310 Privilege granted to Isaac Abravanel by D. Afonso V to dwell in Lisbon, outside the judaria. July 10, 147211 Confirmation by Afonso V, dated March 11 1480, of the donation to Isaac Abravanel of the rural property of Queluz by the Duke of Braganza and his wife. December 4, 147812 Don Manuel gave to the hospital de Todollos Santos in Lisbon the property in Queluz which had belonged to Isaac Abravanel 13 Sentence pronounced against Isaac Abravanel14 Sentence pronounced against Joseph Abravanel15 D. Manuel ratified the donation made by D. Joäo II in June 24, 1484 to Lourenço Vaz, formerly Ysaque son of Mose Latam, of some houses in the judaria which had belonged to Isaac Abravanel. October 17, 149916 Lourenço Vaz renounced to the possessions donated to him by D. JoaoII and which had belonged to Isaac Abravanel. April 17, 149917 Donation to Abraham Franco of all the houses in the former judaria of Lisbon, which had belonged to Isaac Abravanel18 D. Afonso VI reconfirmed the donation, made by his predecessors, of the possessions which had belonged to Isaac Abravanel. August 14,166519 Donation to Jaco Beirä of one of the seats of Isaac Abravanel in the synagogue of the Judaria of Lisbon. July 16, 148420 Donation to Master Abraäo, the king's tailor, of one seat in the esnoga (synagogue) of Lisbon which had belonged to Isaac Abravanel.June 10, 148421 Donation to the king's tailor Mousem Zarco, of one seat or sseda in the synagogue of Lisbon, which had belonged to Isaac Abravanel, by royal letter of March 8, 148622 Donation of 11 Hebrew books, which had belonged to Isaac Abravanel, to the nobleman of the royal house Joäo Garcez. December 30, 149023 Afonso V exempted Abraham Galafe, of Estremoz, from obligation to wear a badge during his journeys24 Order to confiscate property of Abraham Galafe, of Estremoz, who escaped to Castile with Isaac Abravanel, and to hand it over to Gaspar and Pero Jusarte, noblemen at the Court25 D. Joäo pardoned Benvinda widow of Samuel Abravanel and her sons and released in their favour the possessions which had belonged to the late Samuel, brother of Isaac Abravanel. October 4, 148726 D. Joäo II pardoned Judah Abravanel and his wife Luna, accused of having sent correspondence and valuables to the Abravanels, who had taken refuge in Castile. October 4, 1487 27 D. Joäo II granted to Lopo de Almeida, the new serviço of the Jews of the village of Abrantes and its outskirts. February 25, 148228 King Afonso V ordered the punishment of the perpetrators of the massacres against the Jews in 1450. October 6, 145029 King Afonso V ordered the protection and defence of his Jewish subjects. November 23, 1450APPENDICESI. THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES OF THE TORRE DOTOMBO IN LISBON AND JEWISH HISTORIOGRAPHYII. THE GREAT SYNAGOGUE OF LISBONDocuments A. King Manuel dedicated the oratory and hermitage of Sta Maria de Belem as well as a walled orchard, a dwelling house and another building in the course of construction for the establishment of a monastery where mass was to be celebrated daily in memory ?. Letter to the King D. Joäo III sent by David Reubeni on 24 October 1525C. Translation of the letter of Galawdewos, emperor of Ethiopia, to King Joäo IIID. Introduction to the Ordinances of 1504 by King D. Manuel to regulate the administration of Nossa Senhora de Conceiçâo church which was previously the synagogue of the Jews in the Judaria Grande of LisbonBIBLIOGRAPHYINDEXPERSONSPLACESSUBJECTSBack Flap
portuguese exiles castile david negro isaac abravanel hispania judaica page https publishersrow casti ebookshuk books jewish hebrew ebooks book contains more than documents related jewry general particular
eBookshuk Books

THE EVOLUTION OF EXODUS TRADITION
A comprehensive literary inquiry into a history of the Exodus tradition as it has evolved through time. The book examines the narrative of Exodus, compares it to biblical sources as well as to information provided in Apocryphic, Pseudepigrahic, Hellenistic and Midrashic documents.

JPS Bible Commentary: Esther
In this latest addition to the Jewish Publication Society's commentary series, the reader will further be reworded with many productive and original insights: in this particular case on the background of the feast of Purim.

The End of Time
A stunning departure from the polemics and social criticism that have made Horowitz one of our most controversial public intellectuals, The End of Time is a wide ranging, unflinching and lyrical meditation on subjects ranging from what parents inadvertently teach us in their deaths, to the forbidding reality of the cancer ward and the way in which figures like Mohammed Atta use death to become gods of their own mad creation.

Ahad Ha-Am Asher Ginzberg: A Biography
Ahad Ha-Am's “spiritual Zionism” is still as capable, as it was fifty years ago, of giving inspiration and guidance to a large segment of the Jewry.

JPS Torah Commentary: Deuteronomy
The fifth and final JPS commentary on the last book of the Torah.

Medieval Ketubot from Sefarad, Hispania Judaica v. 11
A careful examination of legal and historic aspects of 30 ketubots from various medieval Hispanic kingdoms; includes their comparison.

Tractate Ta'anis: Commentary and Study Guide
This is hard-core serious commentary on traditional Jewish belief that climatic conditions are entirely dependent upon the deeds of people. Taanis, one of the most interesting Talmudic Tractates, explicates this principle.

Studies in Jewish Education V: Teaching Classical Jewish Texts
This volume is dedicated to issues arising in the process of teaching classical Jewish texts.

Jews, Arabs, Turks
Select essays on Middle Eastern history dealing with Israel, Egypt and Turkey with a focus on politics and cultural relations of Jews, Arabs, and Turks.

Hanukkah: The Feast of Lights
There is a glamour and mystery about the Feast of Lights. Miss Solis-Cohen takes up the challenge of Hanukkah to the modern Jew and tries to explain it. The book will appeal to adults and to children, to those who seek knowledge on the holiday's origin and history.

Volume 8, The Universal Jewish Encyclopedia
Created by Reform Rabbis and Jewish Scholars, many of whom escaped from Nazi Germany, the Encyclopedia exhibits a unique sensitivity to all forms of anti-Semitic agitation and malice and makes every effort to find allies among others, especially Christians, to forge a shield for Jewish people in the face of the coming catastrophe.

The Commentary of R. Samuel Ben Meir Rashbam on Qoheleth


Christianity and Judaism: Two Covenants
A great historian of Jewish religion analyzes the conflictual relationship between Christianity and Judaism.

Aspects of the Jewish Economic History
A survey of the far-ranging Jewish contribution to economic progress of the Western world.

Luah Hashanah 5775
A guide to prayers, readings, laws, and customs for the synagogue and for the home

Sacred Fragments: Recovering Theology for the Modern Jew
Winner of the National Jewish Book Award, this book will be a stimulating and rewarding step to exploring and restoring Jewish theology – and faith – at a time when belief is continually challenged and yet so very needed.

To Do the Right and the Good
A thought-provoking examination of Jewish social ethics in relation to the mores of contemporary society. In this book, Rabbi Dorff focuses on the social aspects of the Jewish tradition, while tackling such timely topics as war and peace, poverty, intrafaith and interfaith relations, and forgiveness.

Zionism at the UN: A Diary of the First Days
This book records in diary form the events the author was involved in as an emissary of the Political Department of the Jewish Agency for Palestine to the United Nations Conference, meeting in San Francisco in the late spring and early summer of 1945. The demand for a Jewish state on the official level was first made clear at this conference.

Volume 10, The Universal Jewish Encyclopedia
Created by Reform Rabbis and Jewish Scholars, many of whom escaped from Nazi Germany, the Encyclopedia exhibits a unique sensitivity to all forms of anti-Semitic agitation and malice and makes every effort to find allies among others, especially Christians, to forge a shield for Jewish people in the face of the coming catastrophe.

Studies in Aggadah and Folk-Literature (Scripta Hierosolymitana, XXII)
With the acception of one article, Tales of the Sage by Uffenheimer, which concerns with Biblical exegesis, all other contributions approach their material from literary perspective or as a part of investigation into their history.

STUDIES IN JEWISH EDUCATION III: Teacher, Teaching, and Community
Deals with concrete issues of the teaching process in schools.

USCJ eLuah 5776
asdf

The Jews of Moslem Spain, Vol. 1
This is the first volume of a monumental survey of the Jewish community in Spain under Moslem rule. (See second and third volumes here). It offers the reader access to a difficult subject. The period is recreated in a narrative that flows with life and vitality...unmatched for scholarship and readability.

Early History of the Alphabet
A most enjoyable and informative book. . . an excellent introduction to epigraphy and paleography of ancient Semitic languages . . . contains a wealth of information compiled into a simple to understand format.

The Ambivalent American Jew: Politics, Religion, and Family in American Jewish Life
This book depicts the evolution of American Judaism from its European roots illustrating this theme by focusing on special segments of the community and on Jewish political liberalism, the great effort of American Jews to reshape their political environment to minimize the survival-integration tension.

Rabad of Posquieres: A Twelfth-Century Talmudist
This biographical treatise captures the personality of Rabbad of Posquieres or Rabbi Abraham ben David – one of the most creative talmudic scholars of the twelfth century, chronicles his role in the intellectual history of the Jews in southern France during the twelfth century, and outlines his influence on subsequent generations.

Studies in Jewish Education XIII: Modes of Educational Translation
This volume is concerned with the possibility of “translating” insights derived from areas of knowledge sometimes thought to be outside the purview of education – to issues and problems on the agenda of educational thinkers, researchers and practitioners.

To Dwell in Unity: The Jewish Federation Movement in America Since 1960
The 1960s and 1970s were years of turbulent events and historic changes for the Jewish federations of North America. The book▓s title was chosen because unity is the hallmark of the federations. It is this unity that has pervaded the many federation developments in the historic and dramatic years of the 1960s, 1970s, and early 1980s.

History of the Jews: Complete Set in 6 Volumes
A condensed reproduction of the entire eleven volumes of the “Geschichte der Juden,” the first comprehensive attempt to write the history of the Jews as the history of a living people and from a Jewish point of view.

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): Micah, Zephaniah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Obadiah, Joel
Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the following Biblical books: Micah, Zephaniah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Obadiah and Joel by John M. P. Smith, William H. Ward, and Julius A. Bewer.

The Book of Delight and Other Papers
The book contains eight chapters of an absorbing text, including The Book of Delight, A Visit to Hebron, Medieval Mayfaring, and Marriages Are Made in Heaven.

Pesikta de-Rab Kahana
A winner of the National Jewish Book Award in 1976, this book is the translation of the Pesikta, a famous collection of midrashim. The Pesikta emerged in a time of deep crisis for the Jewish people, disappeared sometime in the sixteenth century, and was reborn only in the nineteenth century.

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): Isaiah I-XXVII
In religion, as elsewhere, great personalities count first, and it is the privilege of a student of the Book of Isaiah to come face to face with one, if not two, such personalities...

TestBook5


Aspects of the Dead Sea Scrolls (Scripta Hierosolymitana IV)
Ten contributions from various perspectives on this unique find: from the departments of Bible, Archaeology, Hebrew Philology, Linguistics, and Comparative Religion, by E.Y. Kutscher, Yigael Yudin, N. Avigad, Jacob Light, M. H. Segal, Chaim Rabin, Shemaryahu Talmon, Z. Ben-Hayyim, and David Flusser.

The Jewish Encyclopedia Vol. 2
A monumental work which laid the foundation of Jewish scholarship in America. Written by more then 400 contributors from all over the world—many considered founding “fathers” of their respective disciplines—this massive 12-volume Encyclopedia remains unsurpassed in many areas. Each of its 12 volumes was re-created by craftsmen of Varda Graphics, Inc. to look as close to the original as possible, while allowing the reader to take advantage of the latest computer technology.

The Anti-Chomsky Reader
Provocative essays that analyze Noam Chomsky's intellectual and political career: coverage includes Chomsky's contribution to linguistics, his hatred of Israel, gloating reaction to the September 11 attacks, as well as his collaboration with Holocaust revisionists, apologies Pol Pot, and others.

New Heart, New Spirit: Biblical Humanism for Modern Israel
New Heart, New Spirit confronts the ethical and moral values of the Bible in the context of the critical situation that Israel and Zionism are facing. It is an outcry and a challenge to the xenophobic movements focused on “holy wars,” power, land, and blood.

Biblical and Oriental Studies (2 volumes)
Two-volume set of U. Cassuto's Biblical and Ancient Oriental Texts essays.

Tosefta Ki-Fshutah, 12 vols.
The most important work of the 20th century giant of Talmudic scholarship.

Succeeding at Jewish Education: How One Synagogue Made It Work
Joseph Reimer uses his experience and talent as an ethnographer to bring to life the drama of one synagogue's struggle to make Jewish education work. As a result of his classroom observations Reimer comes away with important insights into what makes Jewish education succeed.

USCJ eLuah 5776
asdf

THE EIGHT CHAPTERS OF MAIMONIDES ON ETHICS


Jewish Life In The Middle Ages
A sweeping view of Jewish historical and cultural experience. Written in the end of the 19th century by an extremly astute historian and a storyteller, this volume will assist readers in better understanding the position of Jews in today's world as well.

Coat of Many Cultures: The Story of Joseph in Spanish Literature. 1200-1492
The book presents seven works based on the biblical story. All of these works are unmistakably Spanish, though many of them are also undeniably Jewish or Muslim.

Luah Hashanah 5777
A guide to prayers, readings, laws, and customs for the synagogue and for the home

Jewish Influence on Christian Reform Movements
This work is a study of a few typical “Reform Movements” or heresies in the history of Catholicism during the Middle Ages and of Protestantism during the Reformation era. It has been undertaken with a view to describing and analyzing the contributions by Jews and Judaism to the rise and development of these movements.

JPS Bible Commentary: Jonah
This fine commentary is based closely on the author's original Hebrew commentary (Am Oved, 1992), with some revision and expansion.

Hebrew-English Torah: The Five Books of Moses
This is a Study Edition of the traditional Masoretic text placed next to the classic word-for-word Jewish translation by JPS; it features the most authoritative Hebrew text - based on the Leningrad Codex - complete with cantillation marks, vocalization and verse numbers.

By Design: science search for God
The book introduces and summarizes two contemporary movements science and religion dialogue and intelligent design . After reading By Design we understand how what was once a battleground between God and science can now become a meeting ground.