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Judah Halevi as poet and thinker

Israel Efros

Judah Halevi as poet and thinker

by Israel Efros

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Published by Histadruth Ivrith of America in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judah, ha-Levi, 12th cent.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Israel Efros.
    ContributionsHistadruth Ivrith.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPJ5050.J2 Z67
    The Physical Object
    Pagination29, [1] p.
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6495004M
    LC Control Number45052942
    OCLC/WorldCa9968400

      The Kuzari is one of the basic books of Jewish literature, a required text in the library of every educated Jew—and of every educated Christian who would understand the religion of author, foremost poet and thinker of the Jewish Middle Ages, offers clear and usable delineations of the religion of Israel. In the easy style of a Platonic dialogue, he presents first a critique of Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. The great Jewish poet, philosopher, and theologian, Judah ben Samuel Halevi (c. –) was the only son of a wealthy Spanish Jewish family, most likely born in Toledo. Toledo was under Muslim rule until its conquest by the Christian king, Alfonso VI, in , and produced a large number of prominent Jewish scholars, poets, scientists.

    Yehuda Halevi (also Judah Halevi or ha-Levi; and Judah ben Shmuel Halevi; c. – ) was a Spanish Jewish physician, poet and philosopher. Halevi was born in Spain, either in Toledo or Tudela, in or , and died shortly after arriving in Israel in Halevi is considered one of the greatest Hebrew poets, celebrated both for his. Yehudah Halevi (c–) is considered to be one of the greatest Hebrew poets. He lived in both Muslim and Christian Spain before rejecting its culture of Jewish-Arab hybridization and leaving for Israel in His most famous work is the philosophical text called the Kuzari.

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