Jewish Heritage Tour of the Balkans Part 1 of 6

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Lecture given on a bus in Belgrade. R Schachter discuses R Dovid Pardo, R Yehuda Lerma, R Simcha b Gershon Hakohen, R Yosef Almo Solena, R Tzvi Hirsch Ashkenazi (Chacham Tzvi), and R Yehuda Alakalai. Which seforim did R Pardo author? Why did his talmid rewrite his teshuvas? Why are foreign names transliterated in a get? Why are these teshuvas not popular today? Who argued against the Chacham Tzvi and felt that Nechemiya Chayyun's work was not heretical? Why did the Saba Kadisha edit his sefer on kabbalah? Why did R Yaakov Emden attack R Yonasan Eibishitz? Why did the Rambam write Egeres Teiman? Who is referred to as the first orthodox Zionist rabbi? Did he influence Theodor Herzl? Who were R Eliyahu Gutmacher and R Tzvi Hirsh Kalisher?

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