Salomon Berdugo

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Chief Rabbi Salomon Berdugo (1854–1906) was a halakhic authority, poet and rabbi in Meknes, Morocco.[1] He was the son of Rabbi Daniel Berdugo. In 1897 he was appointed rabbi of the community. He was the author of Die Hashev, Em le-Mesorot, responsa, a collection of laws and Torah novellae; appended are Musar Kaskel and Shirei Shelomo (1950) as well as many books of Jewish poetry and zmirot.

He married Jimil Choen. They had seven children.

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  1. ^ On R. Raphael Berdugo (1747-1822) and family, see: Issachar Ben-Ami, Saint veneration among the Jews in Morocco, Wayne State University Press, 1998, p. 268