- (1620-74)Palestinian scholar. He lived in various communities in Italy as a youth. In 1658 he emigrated to Jerusalem, where he became head of the Bet Yaakov yeshivah. He was an opponent of Shabbetai Tzevi. His writings include a commentary on the Mishnah, a study of talmudic methodology, and responsa.
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