Trani, Moses ben Joseph di

   Palestinian rabbi. He was born in Salonica. He was one of the four scholars ordained by Jacob Berab in his attempt to reintroduce ordination and establish an authoritative Jewish leadership. Trani served as a rabbi and dayyan for 54 years, eventually becoming spiritual head of the Safed community.

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  • TRANI, MOSES BEN JOSEPH — (Heb. acronym Ha Ma bit; 1500–1580), rabbi. His father emigrated from Italy to Salonika, where Moses was born, but the family was of Spanish origin. Orphaned at an early age, Moses went to Adrianople to live with his uncle Aaron, studying with… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Moses ben Joseph di Trani — di Trani s grave in Safed Moses ben Joseph di Trani (Hebrew: משה מטראני‎) known by his acronym Mabit (Salonica, Greece 1505 – Jerusalem, Palestine 1585) was a 16th century rabbi in Safed. His father h …   Wikipedia

  • Moses ben Joseph di Trani (the Elder) — ( he. משה מטראני) called מבי ט or Mabit ; Talmudist; born at Salonica 1505; died in Jerusalem 1585. His father had fled to Salonica from Apulia three years prior to his birth. While still a boy Moses was sent to Adrianople to pursue the study of… …   Wikipedia

  • Moses ben Joseph di Trani — (der Ältere) (* 1505 in Thessaloniki; † 1585 in Jerusalem; hebr. משה מטראני), genannt מבי ט (Mabit) war ein Talmudgelehrter des 16. Jahrhunderts. Sein Vater floh drei Jahre vor seiner Geburt von Apulien nach Thessaloniki. Als Kind wurde Moses zu… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Moses ben Jacob Cordovero — Cordovero s grave in Safed Moses ben Jacob Cordovero, (1522–1570) (Hebrew: משה קורדובירו‎), was a central figure in the historical development of Kabbalah, leader of a mystical school in 16th century Safed, Israel. He is known …   Wikipedia

  • VITAL, ḤAYYIM BEN JOSEPH — (1542–1620), one of the greatest kabbalists. Vital was born in Ereẓ Israel, apparently in Safed. His father, Joseph Vital Calabrese, whose name indicates his origin from Calabria, South Italy, was a well known scribe in Safed (see responsa of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • SIRILLO, SOLOMON BEN JOSEPH — (d. c. 1558), rabbi, posek, and commentator on the Jerusalem Talmud. Sirillo was born in spain , and with the expulsion of 1492 proceeded to Adrianople and salonika . In a work written in Adrianople he makes mention of his teacher elijah b.… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • SASSON, AARON BEN JOSEPH — (1550/5–1626), rabbinic scholar in the ottoman Empire. Aaron was educated in salonika , where he lived until 1600, and died in Constantinople. He was a pupil of Mordecai Matalon and a pupil and colleague of his father in law, Solomon II of the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • PROVENÇAL, MOSES BEN ABRAHAM — (1503–1575), rabbi. He is sometimes referred to as Moses da Rosa from the town near Vicenza in which he was apparently born. Brother of David Provençal , Moses was considered one of the greatest talmudists and one of the most illustrious scholars …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 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

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