MOSSIRI, ḤAYYIM NISSIM RAPHAEL:
Turkish rabbinical writer; died about 1800 at Jerusalem, whither he had gone from Salonica. He was the author of "Be'er Mayim Ḥayyim," responsa (2 vols., Salonica, 1764 and 1814).
- Franco, Histoire des Israélites de l'Empire Ottoman;
- Walden, Shem ha-Gedolim, he-Ḥadash;
- Hazan, Ha-Ma'alot li-Shelomoh, p. 13.