Hacham Yehuda Even Denan, son of Eliyahu, was born in 1880 in Fes, Morocco. He was an outstanding Torah scholar, who lived a pure and frugal life and maintained God-fearing ways.
Hacham Yehuda Even Denan taught at the Em Habanim Talmud Torah.
He passed away on 12 Tevet, 5720 (1960) and was buried in Fes.
Hacham Yehuda Even Denan authored and published four books: VeZot HaTorah – sermons on Tractate Avot, Lechem Yehuda – sermons on the weekly Torah reading portions, Minchat Yehuda – sermons on the Torah reading portions, and Noda' BiYehuda – a collection of sermons.