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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.

Bibliography:
  • Zunz, Additamenta to Benjamin of Tudela, p. 259;
  • idem, G. S. i. 170;
  • Steinschneider, Jewish Literature, p. 99.
G. M. K.
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