The Life & Times of Hacham Yosef Haim
Author: Yehuda Azoulay
Publisher: Israel Book Shop
Length: 416 Pages
The Ben Ish Hai. Rabbenu Yosef Haim. The author of Rav Pe’alim, Ben Ish Hai, and many other precious works and sefarim…the paradigm of total humility even amidst his towering greatness…the hacham whose ruah hakodesh and special level of holiness and connection to Hashem allowed him to perform astounding miracles on behalf of the Jewish people…
Who was this righteous and holy tzaddik, this giant of Sephardic Jewry whose Torah teachings and halachic responsa from Bavel spread throughout the entire Jewish world, influencing Jewish history forever; the one about whom it is said that there is no one in our generation like him in his expertise in the words of kabbalah and the Ari zt”l?
In this magnificent biography of the Ben Ish Hai, Yehuda Azoulay, noted author of A Legacy of Leaders Volumes I and II, as well as founder of the Sephardic Legacy Series, paints an accurate and vivid portrait of this multi-faceted tzaddik and hacham. Readers will emerge from this book with a most profound understanding of the life and the times of the Ben Ish Hai, as well as an unprecedented appreciation for who this tremendous posek hador was.