Hallie Lynn Cantor, who as Chaya (Chayah) Sarah Cantor was associate editor for THE JEWISH READER, wrote this 9-part series under "Editorial Staff." Her other stories and articles appear under Chaya (Chayah) Sarah Cantor, as well as pseudonyms Devorah Kirsch, (Rabbi) Chayim S. Chasan, and Jacob Fried.
Chapter 1 of biography of Rav (HaChacham) Yosef Caro, author of the Shulchan Aruch (Code of Jewish Law). Accompanied by side article "Jews of Portugal," which provides background to Rav Caro's life, beginning with his childhood and the expulsion of the Spanish Jews from Portugal in 1496.
Cantor, H. (1988, Nov.-Dec. / Kislev 5749). The Story of Yosef Caro: Author of the Shulchan Aruch (Pt. 1), The Jewish Reader. 1(2), 24-29.
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