ḤAYYIM BEN ISRAEL:
Spanish philosopher and author; lived in Toledo about 1272-77; a descendant of the Israeli family and a relative of Isaac Israeli, author of the astronomical work "Yesod 'Olam." He wrote a treatise on paradise, which exists in manuscript.
- Zunz, Additamenta to Benjamin of Tudela, p. 259;
- idem, G. S. i. 170;
- Steinschneider, Jewish Literature, p. 99.