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CARREGAL, ḤAYYIM MOSES BEN ABRAHAM:

Rabbi and editor; flourished in Palestine at the beginning of the eighteenth century, but lived in Holland for a time, engaged in gathering funds for Jerusalem. His autobiography is to be found in the introduction to his edition of Moses ben Joseph Ventura's , Amsterdam, 1718. He was probably a son of Abraham Carregal of Cairo (c. 1650), and was perhaps the father of Raphael Ḥayyim Isaac Carregal of Hebron, Palestine (1733-77), who visited Newport, R. I., in 1773.

Bibliography:
  • Fürst, Bibl. Jud. ii. 171;
  • Zedner, Cat. Hebr. Books Brit. Mus. pp. 167, 338;
  • Roest, Cat. Rosenthal. Bibl. pp. 255, 577;
  • G. A. Kohut, in Publications of Am. Jew. Hist. Soc. No. 3, p. 123;
  • idem, in Ezra Stiles and the Jews, p. 91, New York, 1902.
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