Castro, Moses de

(fl. 16th cent.)
   Egyptian rabbi. He settled in Jerusalem in 1530. He opposed Jacob Berab's initiative to reintroduce Jewish ordination into Palestine.

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  • CASTRO TARTAS, DAVID DE — (c. 1625–c. 1700), Amsterdam printer. Born in Tartas (southern France) and brother of the martyr isaac de castro tartas , he also wrote his name as de Crasto Tartaz. His New Christian parents left Portugal for Tartas and came to Amsterdam with… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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  • Famille De Castro — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Pour les articles homonymes, voir Castro. Famille de Castro Les différentes branches de cette famille sont d origine portugaise ou espagnol. Après l… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Famille de Castro — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Pour les articles homonymes, voir Castro. Famille de Castro Les différentes branches de cette famille sont d origine portugaise ou espagnole. Après l… …   Wikipédia en Français

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