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The Beauty of Sephardic Life. Scholarly, Humorous and Personal Reflections

Maimon, Sam Bension

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ISBN 10: 0963676407 / ISBN 13: 9780963676405
Published by MAIMON IDEaS Publications, Seattle, 1993
Condition: vg Soft cover
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8vo. xxiv,230pp. Original color photographic wraps, illustrated with the photo detail of a chevre, an 18th century embroidered heirloom. "Sam Bension Maimon was a combination of a Sephardic Everyman and Answer Man. He was a man of his people, the Levantine Sephardim, who knew and understood their history, culture and religion. He delighted in singing, telling and writing about his people and all aspects of their life. Among his writing was the monthly column he wrote in La Boz, the newsletter of his synagogue, Sephardic Bikur Holim Congregation, in Seattle, Washington. Now these 120 articles have been compiled, edited and are being made available to Sephardic and Jewish communities worldwide to read, learn from and enjoy." Sticker pasted on inside of front wrapper: "Presented to the Attendees of the 45th Annual International Convention of the Association of Jewish Libraries. July 4-7, 2010, Fairmont Hotel, Seattle, WA. To promote an appreciation of Sephardic culture in Jewish Libraries Worldwide From the family of Sam Bension Maimon." Illustrated with two b/w reproductions of photographs, one shows a portrait of the author, the other with his wife, Lucy. Edited by Albert S. Maimon and Eugene Normand. Besides sticker on inside of front cover, in as new condition. Bookseller Inventory # 26080

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Title: The Beauty of Sephardic Life. Scholarly, ...

Publisher: MAIMON IDEaS Publications, Seattle

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:vg

Edition: First edition.

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