Judah ha-Levi

/hah lee"vuy, -lay"vee/, (Judah ben Samuel Halevi)
1085-1140, Spanish rabbi, physician, poet, and philosopher.
Also, Judah Halevi.

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  • Judah ha-Levi — /hah lee vuy, lay vee/, (Judah ben Samuel Halevi) 1085 1140, Spanish rabbi, physician, poet, and philosopher. Also, Judah Halevi. * * * ▪ Hebrew poet Introduction Hebrew in full  Yehuda Ben Shemuel ha Levi  born c. 1075, Tudela, Kingdom of… …   Universalium

  • Judah ha-Levi — Jehuda Halevi (* um 1075 in Tudela; gest. 1141) war ein spanisch jüdischer Philosoph und der bedeutendste sephardische Dichter des Mittelalters. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 1.1 In Spanien 1.2 Reise ins Heilige Land 2 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • JUDAH HA-LEVI BEI-RABBI HILLEL — JUDAH HA LEVI BEI RABBI HILLEL, medieval paytan, some of whose work was recently discovered in the Cairo Genizah. Judah s piyyutim are based on customs prevailing in Ereẓ Israel, which would indicate that he lived there or in Egypt, where there… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Judah ha-Levi (Zionides) — (before 1075 1141)    Spanish Hebrew poet and philosopher. Born in Toledo, he lived in various towns in Christian and Muslim Spain, where he was active as physician. Eventually he left Spain for Palestine. He wrote about 800 poems, including… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • MINZ, ABRAHAM BEN JUDAH HA-LEVI — (d. 1525), Italian scholar and rabbi. Some time before 1509, acting on behalf of his father, judah b. eliezer ha levi minz of Padua, he insulted the famous rabbi, Jacob Margolis of Regensburg. Both father and son subsequently made public apology …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • MORDECAI BEN JUDAH HA-LEVI — (d. 1684), posek and rabbinical authority in egypt . Mordecai was the son in law of R. Abraham Tarikah. He served for over 40 years as rabbi, all or part of the time as dayyan of cairo and of rosetta , and moved to jerusalem in 1684, dying there… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ABULAFIA, TODROS BEN JUDAH HA-LEVI — (1247–after 1298), Hebrew poet. He was born in Toledo and spent most of his life there. Todros was a member of a well known family of the city, although his kinships with other Abulafias, such as meir abulafia , or with the Rav, todros ben joseph …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • EDELS, SAMUEL ELIEZER BEN JUDAH HA-LEVI — (known as MaHaRShA – Morenu Ha Rav Shemu el Adels; 1555–1631), one of the foremost Talmud commentators. Born in Cracow, he moved to Posen in his youth, where he married the daughter of Moses Ashkenazi Heilpern. His mother inlaw, Edel, by whose… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • JUDAH HALEVI — (before 1075–1141), Hebrew poet, philosopher, and physician. Halevi was one of the most distinguished and emblematic medieval intellectuals, perhaps the most mature and representative model of Jewish culture in al Andalus; he was deeply involved… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Judah ben Saul ibn Tibbon — (1120 – after 1190) was a translator and physician. Born in Granada, he left Spain in 1150, probably on account of anti Semitic persecution by the Almohades, and went to Lunel in southern France. Benjamin of Tudela mentions him as a physician… …   Wikipedia

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