Allepo-City of Scholars
This acclaimed opus edited by Rabbi David Sutton is a treasure trove of historical information coupled with primary sources and warmth. General readers, educators, and students of all ages will find this to be an invaluable resource and reference tool in the study of the Middle East. We look forward to a teacher’s guide to accompany this masterpiece.
Known since Biblical times as Aram Soba, the vibrant city of Aleppo, Syria was a scholarly and spiritual center for thousands of years.
Allepo-City of Scholars is richly illustrated with hundreds of photos, including views of one of the oldest synagogues in the world. The vibrant heritage of Syrian Jewry comes alive in this magnificent history of Aleppo and its sages.
Additionally, this beautiful volume contains biographical information on several centuries of rabbis of Aleppo and Damascus – 600 of them – their ideals, teachings and beloved pizmonim.
Written by: Rabbi David Sutton