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AARON ABBA HA-LEVI BEN JOHANAN:

A prominent rabbi; born about the close of the sixteenth century; died in Lemberg, June 18, 1643. He was president of a rabbinical college in Lemberg. His decisions are found in the responsa of Abraham Rapoport, Joel Särkes, and Meir Lublin; the last-named especially speaks very highly of him. While he hardly presents an individual type, it may be stated that in one case he condemns rigorism in the Law.

Bibliography:
  • Buber, Anshe Shem, p. 21, Cracow, 1895.
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