- (fl. 17th cent.)Syrian rabbi and kabbalist, son of Hayyim Vital. He lived in Damascus and later went to Cairo. He edited his father's works on Lurianic kabbalah.
Dictionary of Jewish Biography. Dan Cohn-Sherbok.
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