Jews in Muslim Lands-Ottoman Empire



Primary Sources and Presentations

  1. Obdiah Bentinoro, Letter from Jerusalem, Elliott Horowitz, Bar-Ilan University, Israel.
  2. Sefer `Ets Hayyim (text), Yosef Hacker, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. (The presentation gives a good overview of Jews in the Ottoman Empire.)

Secondary Sources

  1. Arbel, Benjamin. “Venice and the Jewish Merchants of Istanbul in the Sixteenth Century.” In The Mediterranean and the Jews- Banking, Finance, and International Trade, edited by Simon Schwarzfuchs and Ariel Toaff. Ramat-Gan- Bar-Ilan University Press, 1989.
  2. Carpi, Daniel. “The Activity of The “Italian Congregation” Of Venice on Behalf of the Jewish Communities of Eretz Israel During the Years 1576-1733.” Henoch 21, no. 3 (1999)- 331-360.
  3. Shapiro, Marc. “The Herem on Spain. History and Halaka.” Sefarad 49, no. 2 (1989)- 381-394. Abstract- Discussion and translation of eight decisions of the Moslem religious court of Jerusalem from 1699 till 1878 regarding land set aside for charitable purposes, including Jewish settlements in the area and Jewish rights to certain lands, particularly in the area of the Mount of Olives


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