Galante, Moses ben Mordecai

(fl. 16th cent)
   Palestinian talmudist and kabbalist. He was born in Rome. He became a disciple of Joseph Caro and his teacher in the field of kabbalah was Moses ben Jacob Cordovero. From 1580 he served as av bet din in Safed. He wrote responsa, an index of biblical passages interpreted in the Zohar, and a homiletic and kabbalistic commentary on Ecclesiastes.

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  • 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

  • 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 Galante was called Ha Rav ha Magen after his major work Elef ha Magen which includes one thousand responsa and cases (unpublished).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

  • Moses ben Mordecai Galante — For other uses, see Moses Galante (disambiguation). Moses ben Mordecai Galante (Hebrew: ‎משה בן מרדכי גאלאנטי) (d. 1608 in Safed), was a 16th century rabbi. He was a disciple of Joseph Caro, and was ordained by him when but twenty two years of… …   Wikipedia

  • AZULAI, ABRAHAM BEN MORDECAI — (c. 1570–1643), kabbalist. Azulai, who was born in Fez, first mastered the study of the Talmud and philosophic literature and then Kabbalah. He did not agree with the interpretations of the Zohar which his teachers provided, and he did not really …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • JOSEPH BEN MORDECAI HA-KOHEN — JOSEPH BEN MORDECAI HA KOHEN, (late 17th and early 18th century), talmudist of jerusalem . Joseph was a pupil of moses b. jonathan galante . From 1706 to 1718 he wandered through various European countries and, while in Venice, arranged for the… …   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

  • GALANTÉ, ABRAHAM — (1873–1961), Turkish politician, scholar, and historian born in Bodrum, Turkey. Galanté was a teacher and inspector in the Jewish and Turkish schools of Rhodes and Smyrna. He protested the misrule of Sultan Abdūlhamid II and partly in consequence …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 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

  • Moses Hagiz — (1671 – ca. 1750) (Hebrew: משה חגיז) was a Talmudic scholar, rabbi, kabbalist, and author born in Jerusalem, Palestine. He was one of the most prominent and influential Jewish leaders in 17th century Amsterdam. During Hagiz s lifetime there was… …   Wikipedia

  • MORDECAI BEN JUDAH HA-LEVI — (d. 1684), posek and rabbinical authority in egypt . Mordecai was the son in law of R. Abraham Tarikah. He served for over 40 years as rabbi, all or part of the time as dayyan of cairo and of rosetta , and moved to jerusalem in 1684, dying there… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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