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Author Weingrod, Alex.
Title The Saint of Beersheba / by Alex Weingrod ; [photography by Daniel Weingrod].
Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, 1990.

Author Weingrod, Alex.
Series SUNY series in Israeli studies.
SUNY series in Israeli studies.
Subject Chouri, Chayim, -1957.
Jewish pilgrims and pilgrimages -- Israel -- Beersheba.
Zaddikim -- Africa, North -- Biography.
Zaddikim -- Israel -- Beersheba -- Biography.
Beersheba (Israel) -- Religious life and customs.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 148 pages) : illustrations.
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 117-122) and index.
Note Print version record.
Summary Jones traces the St. Nicholas legend from its origins in 4th c. Asia Minor through the Middle Ages to its form in 19th c. New York. A reprint of the 1978 original. Investigates the yearly pilgrimage and celebration at the grave of Rabbi Chayam Chouri (1885-1957), a Tunisian Jewish leader who emigrated to Israel in 1955. Weingrod (anthropology, Ben Gurion University, Beersheba, Israel) pursues historical and anthropological questions of sainthood and devotion in modern Israel. Includes photographs. Paper edition (unseen), $10.95. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.
ISBN 0585075956 (electronic bk.)
9780585075952 (electronic bk.)
9780791401385
0791401383 (Trade Cloth)
9781438423593
1438423594
0791401391 (print)
9780791401392 (print)
OCLC # 42636720
Additional Format Print version: Weingrod, Alex. Saint of Beersheba. Albany : State University of New York Press, 1990 0791401383 (DLC) 89004047 (OCoLC)19126837.


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