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ABRAHAM BENVENISTE – ...benveniste">See Benveniste, Abraham....
JUDAH BENVENISTE – ...benveniste">See Benveniste....
SHESHET BENVENISTE – ...benveniste">See Benveniste....
ECIJA, JOSEPH DE – ...See Benveniste, Joseph ben Ephraim Ha-Levi....
BENVENISTE BEN JACOB – ...members of the above-mentioned society (Venice, Bragadin, 1685). Fürst wrongly attributes the partial authorship of these prayers to Benveniste ("Bibl. Judaica," i. 106; Benjacob, "Oẓar ha-Sefarim," p. 608, No. 1199...
NISSIM BENVENISTE, DON – Spanish scholar of the fifteenth century. His halakic consultations with Isaac Aboab were published, under the title "She'elah u-Teshubah," by Abraham Meldola in the "Shib'ah 'Enayim" (Leghorn, 1745).Bibliography:
VIDAL B. BENVENISTE IBN LABI – See Labi, Joseph ibn.
ZAG – ...See Benveniste, Isaac; Malea, Meïr de; Isaac ibn Sid; BENVENISTE DE PORTA – ...Bailie ("bayle") of Barcelona, Spain, and brother of Naḥmanides (whose secular name was Bon Astruc de Porta; see Grätz, "Gesch. der Juden," vii. 38; "Jewish Quarterly Review," viii. 492, 710). Benveniste ...the king was no less than 199,483 sueldos (ib. No. 144), which Benveniste was allowed to recover by taking the dues of Lerida and other places of his bailiwick (ib. 162). Part of the payment was ...made by the Jews of Barcelona themselves, who were ordered to hand over 12,000 sueldos to Benveniste (ib. No. 168a).Meanwhile the king continued his applications to Benveniste for funds, drawing a...
BENVENISTE – ...1. Abraham Benveniste: Statesman and chief rabbi (or "court rabbi") of Castile during the reign of Juan II., 1406-54. He was entrusted with the public finances, and, as he himself has stated, he ...of which the most important was the following: On the occasion of a malicious charge of ritual murder preferred against the Jews in a city near Ecija, Abraham Benveniste, together with Joseph ha-Nasi, the chief ...and the petitions of all the Jewish communities of Castile, the king, or, more strictly speaking, Alvaro de Luna, appointed Benveniste in 1432 chief judge of the Jews and court rabbi (Rab de la Corte).In...
BENVENISTE B. LABI – ...with Isaac b. Sheshet; with Joseph Orabuena, chief rabbi of Navarre; and with the physician Astruch Remoch Dios, or, as he called himself when he became a Christian, Francisco Dios Carne.Benveniste was a ...now lost) on the virtues and function of foodstuffs, which was afterward translated into Hebrew by his son Joseph Vidal. Benveniste died at Alcañiz and was buried with great honors. In memoriam services were held...
GERASI, DANIEL BEN ELIJAH – ...referred to by Ḥayyim Benveniste ("Ba'i Ḥayye, Yoreh De'ah," 120; "Ḥoshen Mishpaṭ," 154, 155; "Keneset ha-Gedolah," second part, 1d).Bibliography:
    AARON BEN ISAAC SASON – ...Author and Talmudist; born in Constantinople in 1629. He was a grandson of Aaron ben Joseph Sason, an eminent Talmudist, and cousin of Ḥayyim Benveniste, the famous scholar. Aaron Cupino, rabbi of ...Constantinople, was his teacher in Talmudic lore, and was so successful that at the age of twenty his pupil engaged in Talmudic controversies with Moses Benveniste, who thought them worthy of publication. The great...
BENVENISTE BEN ḤIYYAH BEN ALDAYYAN – ...Kalilah wa-Dimnah" from the Arabic into Hebrew. To the preface of this translation Jacob prefixed a few verses laudatory of Benveniste.Bibliography:
AARON CUPINO – ...scholarly correspondence with R. Benveniste (1601-76), the author of the "Keneset haGedolah," and with several other scholars.Bibliography:
ABBAS (ABAS), RAPHAEL BEN JOSHUA – ...the treatise 'Erubin (Amsterdam, printing-office of Immanuel Benveniste, 1716). This edition bears the stamp of approval of the censor Marcus Marinus.Bibliography:
ALGAZI, MOSES BEN ABRAHAM – ...rabbinical works of his grandfather, Moses Benveniste the elder. The latter is a work on Hebrew etymologies published together with a poem of Isaac Tshelebi on the Hebrew words beginning with ש. According to Zedner...
ALLEGRI, ABRAHAM – ...A contemporary of Moses Benveniste; lived at Constantinople about the middle of the seventeenth century. He wrote a commentary on the "Sefer ha-Miẓwot" of Maimonides, in which he defended him against the...
AMIGO, ABRAHAM – ...A noted rabbi of Palestine; flourished about the middle of the seventeenth century. He was a contemporary of Moses ben Nissim Benveniste, the younger, author of the responsa, "Sefer Pene Mosheh." For his...
IBN, ZABARRA – ...Zabarra, Joseph b. Benveniste Zabarra, and Moses ibn Zabara are known.Bibliography: Isidore Loeb, in R. E. J. v...
KALONYMUS BEN TODROS – ...cousin Levi b. Moses were jointly leaders at a later time. From certain letters of Sheshet Benveniste to Kalonymus, it seems probable that the latter died in 1194. The letters are contained in a manuscript of the...
RAIMUCH (REMOCH), ASTRUC – ...Physician of Fraga in the fourteenth century. As an Orthodox Jew he visited Benveniste ibn Labi of Saragossa and other prominent Jews; but in 1391 he renounced his religion, taking the name of
LAPAPA, AARON B. ISAAC – ...and his office was given to his colleague, Ḥayyim Benveniste, at that time one of Shabbethai'sfollowers. After Shabbethai Ẓebi's conversion to Islam, Lapapa seems to have been reinstated.Aaron Lapapa was a ...ha-Gedolim, s.v. Ḥayyim Benveniste; Benjacob, Oẓar ha-Sefarim, pp. 167, 478, 523; Conforte, Ḳore ha-Dorot, pp. 45b, 51b;
  • VALLADOLID – ...different communities and of other influential men, held its sessions in the large synagogue in the Jewish quarter under the presidency of the court rabbi Abraham Benveniste. As in other places in Spain, during the ...Senior and his two sons.Valladolid was the seat of a tribunal of the Inquisition, which held many autos da fé there. benveniste">See Benveniste; ALVARO DE LUNA – ...A gifted Spanish statesman of the fifteenth century who attained the highest military rank, that of Grand Constable. With Chancellor Don Juan Furtado de Mendoza and Don Abraham Benveniste, he exercised for ...highest offices.Abraham Benveniste, with whom he was intimately associated for thirty years, and Joseph ha-Nassi were appointed by him as farmers-in-chief of taxes. Of the Maranos, Diego Gonsalez was made...
    IBN VIVES AL-LORQUI (OF LORCA), JOSHUA BEN JOSEPH – ...Spanish physician; lived about 1400 in Alcañiz. In 1408, at the command of the rich and influential Benveniste ben Solomon b. Labi, he wrote a work in Arabic on the value and effects of various foodstuffs ...out, identical with the Joshua al-Lorqui who wrote an anti-Christian letter to his friend Solomon ha-Levi (Paul de Burgos), and who was also a physician in Alcañiz and was on friendly terms with Benveniste ben...
    JACOB IBN NA'IM – ...Rabbi of Smyrna toward the end of the seventeenth century. He corresponded with Ḥayyim Benveniste, author of "Keneset ha-Gedolah," whom Jacob seems to have succeeded in the rabbinate of Smyrna. Jacob was...
    ḤAYYIM, AARON IBN – ...Leb Shelomoh"), by Benveniste (in the "Keneset ha-Gedolah"), and by many other of his contemporaries. According to Azulai, Ibn Ḥayyim was the author of a commentary on "'En Ya'aḳob," which is, however, no longer...
    JOSEPH ZABARA (Joseph ben Meïr Zabara) – ...Fairy Tales," p. 251), while an abstract of the story of Tobit forms the subject of another tale. The book concludes with the return of the author to Barcelona, "where dwells the great prince R. Sheshet Benveniste...
    KAṢABI (V07p451001.jpg), JOSEPH BEN NISSIM – ...and Soria (Responsa, Nos. 18-19). In 1680 he was chief rabbi at Constantinople, succeeding Moses Benveniste. His responsa and sermons, annotated by Jacob Alfandari, were published by his grandson Moses Kaṣabi...