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Sabato Morais Digital Repository

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Sabato Morais (1823 -1897) was an Italian-born Sephardic teacher and cantor, the minister of Philadelphia's Spanish and Portuguese Congregation Mikveh Israel for nearly half a century, a politically active republican and opponent of slavery, a master Hebraist and pioneer of Italian and Sephardic Jewish Studies in the United States, and the founder of the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York City. Full biography...

  • Search the letters to and from Sabato Morais. 
  • Search Sabato Morais's unpublished works; books, sermons, pamphlets, and more.

This is one website of the Sabato Morais Digitization Project, an effort to encode and display every document in the Sabato Morais Papers.