Aaron ben Joseph ha-Levi (R'ah)

(1235-1300)
   Spanish talmudist. He was a student of Nahmanides in Barcelona. He wrote Repair of the House consisting of critical comments on Law of the House by Solomon ben Adret. In reply Adret wrote Guard of the House.

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  • AARON BEN JOSEPH HA-LEVI — (HaRAH, initials of his name Ha Rav Aharon ha Levi; c. 1235–1300), Spanish rabbi and halakhist. Aaron was a descendant of zerahiah b. isaac ha Levi. His principal teachers were his brother Phinehas   and Moses b. Naḥman (Naḥmanides ). He had many …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Aaron ben Joseph of Constantinople — (c. 1260 – c. 1320) (not to be confused with his near contemporary, Aaron ben Eliyahu of Nicomedia), was an eminent teacher, philosopher, physician, and liturgical poet in ConstantinopleBackgroundAaron ben Joseph was born in Sulchat, Crimea. He… …   Wikipedia

  • PHINEHAS BEN JOSEPH HA-LEVI — (13th century), Hebrew poet and paytan in Toledo. According to some scholars Phinehas was the brother of aaron ha Levi of Barcelona to whom the Sefer ha Ḥinnukh is attributed. He was one of the rivals of todros b. judah abulafia in the court of… …   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

  • AARON BEN JACOB HA-KOHEN OF LUNEL — (end of 13th and first half of 14th century), Provençal scholar. Despite his name, he was probably not from Lunel but from Narbonne, where his forefathers lived. In his well known work Orḥot Ḥayyim he makes frequent mention of the customs of Nar… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ELIJAH BEN BENJAMIN HA-LEVI — (d. after 1540), rabbi and paytan of Constantinople. He belonged to an indigenous Turkish Jewish family. He studied under moses capsali , to whose aid he came in his dispute with joseph colon , and afterward under Elijah Mizraḥi , whom he… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ḤAKIM, SAMUEL BEN MOSES HA-LEVI IBN — (?1480–after 1547), rabbi in egypt and turkey . Samuel came from a distinguished family of Spanish origin which had settled in Egypt. His father, Moses, was a personal friend of the governor of Egypt and, when difficulties arose, intervened on… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • KORNFELD, AARON BEN MORDECAI BAER — (1795–1881), last rosh yeshivah of Bohemia. Kornfeld s father, Mordecai Baer, turned an old distillery in golcuv jenikov into a modern factory, and his uncle Salman supplied potash to glass factories and founded a tannery. The wealth they thus… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • MUENZ (Minz), MOSES BEN ISAAC HA-LEVI — (c. 1750–1831), Hungarian rabbi. Muenz was born in Podolia or in Galicia. After serving as rabbi in Vishravitz and in Brody, he was appointed in 1789 rabbi of Alt Ofen (Óbuda) where he remained for the rest of his life. As a result of his… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • WALDEN, AARON BEN ISAIAH NATHAN — (1838–1912), ḥasidic author and bibliographer in Poland. Born in Warsaw, Walden was a Ḥasid of R. Menahem Mendel of Kotsk and R. Isaac Meir Alter of Gur. For many years he worked as proofreader at Ephraim Baumritter s publishing house in Warsaw.… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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