Original Title: שו'ת רחמים פשוטים
Pronunciation: שו'ת רחמים פשוטים
TYPE: Book
ITEM ID: 2498

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Shut Rahamim Peshutim inscribed to British Barrister

PRONUNCIATION: שו'ת רחמים פשוטים

Shut Rahamim Peshutim (printed in Tunis, author in Gibraltar); inscribed to the honorable Norman Bentwich. Norman De Mattos Bentwich OBE MC (28 February 1883 – 8 April 1971) was a British barrister and legal academic. He was the British-appointed attorney-general of Mandatory Palestine and a lifelong Zionist.R. Raphael Hayyim Moses Benaim (c. 1850–1920), was born in Tetuan, but emigrated to Palestine in his youth. He was a member of the bet din of Tiberias. In the 1870s he traveled to Turkey and North Africa as an emissary to collect charitable funds for Palestine. In Gibraltar he was chosen chief rabbi (1881), and held this position until his death. His publications include Rahamim [initials of Raphael Hayyim Moses (son of) Isaya (and) Masudah] Peshutim, responsa (Tunis, 1910; but according to the preface not published before 1914), and other rabbinical works.

ARTISTS
Name: R. Raphael Hayyim Moses Benaim
Type: Author
Born In: Tetuan
Workded In: Palestine, Gibraltar
Artists Dates: c. 1850–1920
Artist Information: R. Raphael Hayyim Moses Benaim was born in Tetuan, but emigrated to Palestine in his youth. He was a member of the bet din of Tiberias. In the 1870s he traveled to Turkey and North Africa as an emissary to collect charitable funds for Palestine. In Gibraltar he was chosen chief rabbi (1881), and held this position until his death. His publications include Rahamim [initials of Raphael Hayyim Moses (son of) Isaya (and) Masudah] Peshutim, responsa (Tunis, 1910; but according to the preface not published before 1914), and other rabbinical works.