You don’t have to be a Sephardic Jew to appreciate Yehuda Azoulay’s latest gem—as with all of this noted author’s beautiful works! A Legend of Greatness: The Life and Times of Chacham Chaim Yosef David Azoulay is bound to fascinate and inspire readers of all stripes and types!
Rabbi Chaim Yosef David Azoulay, better known as the Chida, was one of the greatest, as well as most intriguing, Torah personalities of his generation. Though he was a Sephardic gadol, Ashkenazi gedolim the world over revered his words and wisdom, as well. The Chida’s brilliance and greatness was multi-faceted; a leading scholar and prolific writer, he was proficient in every aspect of Torah literature, including Halachah, Talmud, homiletics, and Kabbalah. He was also an extensive traveler who toured the world on his shelichus missions, and displayed a passionate fascination in all areas of life, including history and the study and application or gematrios and segulos.
In A Legend of Greatness, Yehuda Azoulay attempts to capture the essence of this great Torah leader, so that we may be inspired to learn from the Chida’s holy ways.
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