A Short Tribute
Hacham Boaz Haddad was born to Vachia and Hacham Daani Haddad (son of Hannina) in 1900 on the island of Djerba.
He was among the leaders of the Jewish community and headed its committee for anonymous charity. He is counted as one of the group of four who studied the Zohar and wrote a commentary named Zohar HaRakiya, and founded the Beit HaOtsar HaIvri publishing house.
Hacham Boaz Haddad passed away on 26 Tishrei, 1998. His writing include VaYomer Boaz, in three parts, Jewish Djerba, Lakut Zichronot, and Hachmei Israel Be'Djerba ve'Tunis [The Jewish Sages of Djerba and Tunis].