Ajs Review: Spring, No 1 by Robert Chazan PDF

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The coffeehouse did much to change this. " Some of these amusements would seem to have been behind the later decision of the Jewish community of Jerusalem to prohibit bachelors from going out to Tikkun Hazot at night. , Jerusalem in the Early Ottoman Period (Jerusalem, 1979), p. 308 and the sources cited there. 24. On the mystical significance attributed by the Zohar to the hour of midnight, see, for example, Zohar 1:242b,l1l:46a [=Tishby, Mishnat ha-Zohar, vol. 2, pp. 413-414], 111:121b. See also Fine, Safed Spirituality (New York, 1984), p.

Pp. 262-266. 65. Giacomo Carletto, Il ghetto venezianonel Settecento (Rome, 1981), p. 146 and table 13. , pp. 191, 251. 66. Although a survey of the Jewish merchants in 1717 listed none in the coffee business, a similar survey in 1739 showed a greater number dealing in coffee and cocoa (6) than in flour and pasta. See Simonsohn, Mantua, pp. 77, 306-307, 530, 548-549. 67. A broadside published on 12 May 1755 by the Podesti of Verona at the Jewish community's expense threatened offenders with a fine of 100 ducats.

See Sandys Travels(London, 1673) p. 51, quoted also in Samuel Purchas, Hakluytus Posthumous; or, Purchas His Pilgrimes, vol. 8 (Glasgow, 1905), p. 146. On della Valle see below, n. 49. 32. v. "Zacuto, Moses," EJ vol. 16, cols. 906-908. Although COFFEE, COFFEEHOUSES, AND NOCTURNAL RITUALS 29 "the land of Israel and the kingdom of the Turks" is hardly surprising. For, as he testified in a letter published by Scholem some forty years ago, he had performed the midnight Tikkun "innumerable times" with the Safed emissary in Italy, R.

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