Galante, Abraham

(1873-1961)
   Turkish scholar. He was born in Bodrum. He was first a teacher and inspector in the Jewish and Turkish schools of Rhodes and Smyrna. Later he lived in Egypt, where he edited the Ladino newspaper La vara. He encouraged the acculturation of Turkish Jewry to its homeland, and fought for Jewish rights. Eventually he returned to Istanbul where he became a professor at the university. He wrote studies of Jewish history in Turkey.

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  • Galante, Abraham ben Mordecai — (fl. 16th cent)    Pal estinian kabbalist. He was born in Rome and settled in Safed. He wrote a commentary on the Zohar …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • GALANTE — GALANTE, family of Spanish origin which produced a large number of scholars. An ancestor of the family was MORDECAI GALANTE, who was among the Spanish exiles of 1492 and lived in Rome during the first half of the 16th century, dying there after… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • GALANTE, MOSES BEN JONATHAN (II) — (1620–1689), Jerusalem rabbi. Galante was called Ha Rav ha Magen after his major work Elef ha Magen which includes one thousand responsa and cases (unpublished). He was the grandson of Moses b. mordecai galante . He studied in Safed and later… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Abraham ben Mordecai Galante — (died 1560) was an Italian kabalist born in Rome at the beginning of the 16th century. Abraham, like his father Mordecai and his brother Moses, rabbi of Safed, is represented by his contemporaries as a man of high character who led a holy life… …   Wikipedia

  • Galante (pedigree) — Galante was a Jewish family which flourished at the beginning of the 16th century in Rome, and the head of which, Mordecai, was a Spanish exile of the Angel family. His courteous manners won for him from the Roman nobles the surname Galantuomo… …   Wikipedia

  • GALANTE, MOSES BEN MORDECAI [i] — GALANTE, MOSES BEN MORDECAI (fl. 16th century), talmudist and kabbalist, one of the scholars ordained in Safed in the second half of the 16th century. Galante, who was born in Rome, was the brother of abraham b. mordecai galante . He was well… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Nikolai Abraham Abildgaard — Jens Juel, óleo de 1772. Nikolai Abraham Abildgaard ocasionalmente su primer nombre aparece escrito Nikolaj e incluso Nicolaj (Copenhague 11 de septiembre de 1743 Frederiksdal 4 de junio de 1809). Fue un …   Wikipedia Español

  • YIẒḤAKI, ABRAHAM BEN DAVID — (1661–1729), rabbi, halakhic authority, and kabbalist. Born in Jerusalem, Yiẓḥaki was the grandson of the kabbalist, abraham b. mordecai azulai , and son in law of Abraham Israel Zeevi, a scholar of Hebron. He studied Talmud under moses b.… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ARDIT, EPHRAIM BEN ABRAHAM — (1700–1767), rabbi and preacher. He first engaged in business in his native Smyrna, but later studied there in the yeshivot, and was afterward appointed rabbi of Smyrna. He left manuscripts of glosses on the Talmud written by Spanish scholars;… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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