Author; father of David Bonan; lived in Tunis at the end of the eighteenth century. After his death the following works of his were published: "Ohole Yiẓḥaḳ" (Isaac's Tents)—commentaries on several treatises of the Babylonian Talmud and on the Yad ha-Ḥazaḳah, Leghorn, 1821; "Ohel Yesharim" (The Tent of the Righteous)—Talmudic novellæ in alphabetic order, Leghorn, 1846; and, added to this latter work, "Berit Abraham" (Abraham's Covenant)—commentaries on the Pentateuch, the Psalms, the Proverbs, and other books, as well as on the Passover Haggadah.

  • Cazès, Notes Bibliographiques sur la Littérature Juive-Tunisienne, pp. 36 et seq.
L. G. M. K.
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