Rabbi and payyeṭan cf Cochin, India; dates of birth and death unknown. He was a native of Aden, and was therefore called "Ha-'Adeni," that is to say, "the man of Aden." He wrote "Azharot," a piyyuṭ, on the 613 commandments, which is read by the Jews of India and chiefly by those of Cochin on Shemini 'Aẓeret, or the eighth day of Sukkot (Amsterdam, 1688).
- Wolf, Bibl. Hebr. ii., p. 1306. iii., No. 239b;
- Steinschneider, Cat. Bodl. col. 925:
- Dukes, Zur Kenntniss der Neuhebr. Relig. Poes. p. 141;
- Orient, Lit. vii., col. 677;
- Michael, Or ha-Ḥayyim, p. 174, No. 373.