Hagiz, Moses

(1672-1751)
   Palestinian scholar and kabbalist. He was born in Jerusalem. He left Palestine in 1694 to collect money to found a yeshivah. He travelled to Egypt, Italy, Prague, and Amsterdam, where together with Tzevi Ashkenazi he struggled against Shabbetaianism. Later he lived in Altona, and eventually settled in Safed. His writings include novellae on the Shulhan Arukh, ethical works and responsa.

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  • MORPURGO, SAMSON BEN JOSHUA MOSES — (1681–1740), Italian rabbi and physician. Samson was born in Gradisca   d Isonzo, Friuli. While still young he was taken by his parents to neighboring Gorizia, where he studied under Jacob Hai Gentili, the rabbi of the community, and his son,… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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