Turkish rabbi; born in Salonica 1825; died there 1899. He was rabbi in his native place; for many years vice-president of the local committee of the Alliance Israélite Universelle; corresponded with S. D. Luzzatto. S. L. Rapoport, L. Zunz, Israel Stern, and others; and for a short time edited the journal "El Lunar."

Nehama was the author of the following works: "Historia Universal por el Uso de los Chicos," in Ladino, translated from the English (Salonica, 1861); "Zikkaron Ṭob, ó Biografia del muy Afamado Sabido y Filantropo Dr. Albert Cohn" (ib. 1877); "Ḳol 'Anot" (in Hebrew, ib. 1888), an address in memory of his father; biography of Moses Alatini (in Hebrew, ib. 1888); "Discurso Pronunciadoen la Asamblea Generala del 29 Septembre, 1888, por Sentir el Resultado de los Votos por el Comité Local de la Alianza Israelica Universala" (ib. 1889); "Miktebe Dodim," letters exchanged between Nehama and his friends, vol. i. (ib. 1893), containing also contributions to the history of the Jews in Salonica, of the printing establishments there, etc.

  • Kayserling, Bibl. Esp.-Port.-Jud. p. 76.
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