Egyptian scholar; flourished in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. He was one of the rabbis at Cairo at the time of R. Jacob Castro, and was generally recognized as a great Talmudist. One volume of his responsa was seen in Egypt by Azulai. His responsa are also mentioned by Abraham ha-Levi in his "Ginnat Weradim," part iii., No. 1.

  • Azulai, Shem ha-Gedolim.
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