Bashyazi, Elijah

   Turkish Karaite scholar. He was the ideologist of the Karaite rapproachement with the rabbis, and a codifier of Karaite law. His Adderet Eliyahu is a code of Karaite law.

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  • MIZRAḤI, ELIJAH — (c. 1450–1526), rabbinical authority, the greatest of the rabbis of the ottoman Empire of his time. Mizraḥi was of Romaniot origin (the original Turkish Jews as distinct from the Spanish exiles) and was born and educated in Constantinople. Among… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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  • ISAAC BEN SOLOMON — (1755–1826), prominent karaite scholar and spiritual leader from Chufut Qaleh, a reformer of the Karaite calendar system, and authority on religious law. He was a disciple of isaac ben joseph kalfa . At the age of 17 he worked for Benjamin aga… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • MATHEMATICS — Bible The Bible does not deal directly with proper mathematical subjects; however there are some parts that do relate indirectly to different mathematical topics. These are widely discussed by the various commentators on the Bible and Talmud: the …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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