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The Kuzari

Judah ha-Levi

The Kuzari

in defense of the despised faith

by Judah ha-Levi

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Published by Feldheim Publishers in Jerusalem, Nanuet, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judaism -- Apologetic works -- Early works to 1800,
  • Philosophy, Jewish -- Early works to 1800,
  • Philosophy, Medieval

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Yehudah HaLevi ; newly translated and annotated by N. Daniel Korobkin.
    ContributionsKorobkin, N. Daniel, 1964-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM550 .J8 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16944041M
    ISBN 109781583308424
    LC Control Number2008027465

    The Kitab al Khazari, commonly called the Kuzari, is one of most famous works of the medieval Spanish Jewish philosopher and poet Rabbi Yehuda Halevi, completed around [1] Its title is an Arabic phrase meaning Book of the Khazars. Divided.


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A table of Brand: Charles River Editors. See Eliezer Schweid, "He-chaver Ke-mechanekh Be-sefer Ha-Kuzari," in Mishnato He-hagutit shel Rabbi Yehuda Halevi, where he notes the many didactic principles that Rabbi Halevi employs in his book. [3] Schweid relates to the fact that some of the issues discussed in the first section reappear later, and he attributes this phenomenon to Rabbi.

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The Kuzari is a book written by Rabbi Yehudah Halevi during the 12th century CE that describes a dialog between a rabbi and the 8th century king of the Khazars. During the dialog, the rabbi presents historical and philosophical arguments in support of Judaism and against other religions and philosophies of the time.

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Spine title: Kuzari. Description: 1 volume: Other Titles: Book of Kuzari. Kuzari. Responsibility: by Rabbi Judah Halevi ; translated from the Arabic with an introduction by Hartwig Hirschfeld. Sefer Kuzari 3 ספר If the consonantic text of the Mosaic Book requires so many traditional classes of vowel signs, accents, divisions of sentences and masoretic signs for the correct pronunciation of words, how much more is this the case for the comprehension of the same.

The meaning of a word is more comprehensive than its pronunciation. Find the best information and most relevant links on all topics related toThis domain may be for sale. Judah ha-Levi, Jewish poet and religious philosopher. His works were the culmination of the development of Hebrew poetry within the Arabic cultural sphere.

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It is written in the form of a dialogue, purportedly between the king of the Khazars and the representatives of various belief systems, culminating with a rabbi. Judah Halevi (also Yehuda Halevi or ha-Levi; Hebrew: יהודה הלוי and Judah ben Shmuel Halevi יהודה בן שמואל הלוי; Arabic: يهوذا اللاوي ‎; c.

– ) was a Spanish Jewish physician, poet and was born in Spain, either in Toledo or Tudela, in orand died shortly after arriving in the Holy Land inat that point the Born: c. Toledo or Tudela, Al-Andalus. Kuzari. 96 likes. The Kuzari, full title The Book of Refutation and Proof in Support of the Abased Religion, also known as the Book of the Kuzari, is one.

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