Alkalai, Judah Solomon Hai

(1798-1878)
   Bosnian Zionist. He was born in Sarajevo. As rabbi to the Sephardi congregation in Semlin, near Belgrade, he encouraged Jewish settlement in Palestine. In 1874 he settled in Jerusalem. His writings supported a return to Israel on religious grounds.

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  • ALKALAI, JUDAH BEN SOLOMON ḤAI — (1798–1878), Sephardi rabbi and precursor of modern Zionism. Alkalai was born in Sarajevo (then Bosnia) and brought up in Jerusalem, where he was strongly influenced by Sarajevo born R. Eliezer Papo. From 1825 until he again moved to Jerusalem in …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Alkalai, Judah ben Solomon Hai — born 1798, Sarajevo, Bosnia, Ottoman Empire died 1878, Jerusalem Sephardic rabbi. Raised in Jerusalem, he became rabbi at Semlin, Croatia. He argued that a physical return to Israel (Palestine), rather than a symbolic return through repentance… …   Universalium

  • Alkalai, Judah ben-Solomon Hai — (1798–1878)    Serbian forerunner of Zionism. Alkalai was the rabbi of the Sephardi Ladino speaking community in Sarajevo. In a series of pamphlets and articles, he contended on religious grounds that a return of the Jews to the Holy Land had to… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Alkalai, Judah ben Solomon Hai — (1798, Sarajevo, Bosnia, Imperio otomano–1878, Jerusalén). Rabino sefardita. Criado en Jerusalén, se convirtió en rabino en Semlín, Croacia. Alkalai argumentaba que era necesario para la salvación del pueblo judío, el retorno físico a Israel… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • hai — [hī] adv., interj. 〚Jpn〛 yes * * * (as used in expressions) Hai nan Ch ing hai Shang hai Alkalai Judah ben Solomon Hai Bo Hai Po Hai Erh Hai Er Hai Hai River Ch ing hai Hu …   Universalium

  • Judah — /jooh deuh/, n. 1. the fourth son of Jacob and Leah. Gen. 29:35. 2. one of the 12 tribes of Israel traditionally descended from him. 3. the Biblical kingdom of the Hebrews in S Palestine, including the tribes of Judah and Benjamin. Cf. Ephraim… …   Universalium

  • Solomon — /sol euh meuhn/, n. 1. fl. 10th century B.C., king of Israel (son of David). 2. an extraordinarily wise man; a sage. 3. a male given name. * * * I flourished 10th century BC Son and successor of David. Nearly all that is known about him comes… …   Universalium

  • Judah — (as used in expressions) Alkalai, Judah ben Solomon Hai Benjamin, Judah P(hilip) Eleazar ben Judah de Worms Eleazar ben Judah ben Kalonymos Ibn Tibbon, Judah ben Saul Magnes, Judah León …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Solomon — (as used in expressions) Alkalai, Judah ben Solomon Hai Bandaranaike, S(olomon) W(est) R(idgeway) D(ias) Elijah ben Solomon Guggenheim, Solomon (Robert) Hurok, Sol(omon Isiaevich) Solomon ben Yehuda ibn Gabirol Israeli, Isaac ben Solomon Luria,… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Hai — (as used in expressions) Alkalai, Judah ben Solomon Hai Huang Hai Er Hai, lago Hai He T ing hai Shang hai …   Enciclopedia Universal

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