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SHABBETHAI NAWAWI ():

Rabbi and scholar of the end of the seventeenth century; lived in Rosetta (), Egypt. He was a contemporary of Abraham b. Mordecai ha-Levi, in whose "Ginnat Weradim" some of his responsa are included. Responsa by him are quoted in the "Masse'at Mosheh" of Moses Israel and in Judah Zain's "Sha'are Yeshu'ah." Azulai had in his possession the manuscripts of two of his halakic and haggadic works.

Bibliography:
  • Azulai, Shem ha-Gedolim, i. 160b.
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