Fano, Menahem Azariah

   Italian rabbi and kabbalist. He was active in Ferrara, Venice, Reggio nell'Emilia and Mantua. He published a collection of 130 responsa and also wrote works on the kabbalah, prayer and the transmigration of the soul.

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  • FANO, MENAHEM AZARIAH DA — (1548–1620), Italian rabbi and kabbalist. The scion of a wealthy family and a prolific author, he was a recognized authority on rabbinic law and the foremost exponent in the West of the kabbalistic system of moses cordovero . Under the influence… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Menahem Azariah da Fano — (also called Immanuel da Fano, and Rema MiPano) (1548, Fano – Mantua, 1620) was an Italian rabbi, Talmudist, and Kabbalist. Contents 1 Life 2 Works 3 References …   Wikipedia

  • Menahem Azariah da Fano — (souvent appelé Fano), né à Fano dans les Marches en 1548, mort à Mantoue en 1620, est un rabbin, talmudiste et kabbaliste italien. Sommaire 1 Biographie 2 Œuvres 3 Références …   Wikipédia en Français

  • FANO — FANO, Italian family name, in use from about 1400. Noted are AVIGDOR FANO (second half of 15th century), poet. His short poem Ozer Nashim was composed in reply to Sone ha Nashim, an attack on the feminine sex by Abraham of Sarteano; menahem… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Menachem Asarja da Fano — (* 1548; † 5. August 1620[1] in Mantua), auch genannt Immanuel da Fano, hebräisches Akronym: ‏רמ ע‎ Rama, war ein italienischer Kabbalist, Rabbiner und jüdischer Gelehrter. Er entstammte der angesehenen und wohlhabenden[2] jüdisch italienischen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • PORTO (Rafa-Rapaport), ABRAHAM MENAHEM BEN JACOB HA-KOHEN — (1520–after 1594), one of the important rabbis of Verona. In his youth he studied in Venice where he became acquainted with elijah levita and where he was a proofreader for the printing press of bragadini . Porto witnessed the burning of the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Ezra ben Isaac Fano — was Rabbi of Mantua and cabalist who lived in the 16th and 17th centuries. Fano was a pupil of the cabalist Israel Saruḳ, and among his own pupils were Menahem Azariah da Fano, Jacob the Levite, and Issachar Baer Eulenburg. On July 14, 1591, Fano …   Wikipedia

  • KABBALAH — This entry is arranged according to the following outline: introduction general notes terms used for kabbalah the historical development of the kabbalah the early beginnings of mysticism and esotericism apocalyptic esotericism and merkabah… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ITALY — Jews have lived in Italy without interruption from the days of the Maccabees until the present, through a period of 21 centuries. Although they were never subjected to general expulsion, there were frequently partial ones. They often enjoyed good …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • SARUG (Saruk), ISRAEL — (fl. 1590–1610), Egyptian kabbalist. Sarug probably belonged to an Egyptian family of rabbinic scholars with kabbalistic leanings. A manuscript written in 1565 in cairo (British Museum 759) was copied for Isaac Sarug; Israel Sarug, whose… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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