Karaite Judaism
Karaite Judaism or Karaism (/ˈkærə.aɪt/ or /ˈkærə.ɪzəm/; Hebrew: יהדות קראית ,  Yahadut Qara'it,  Qārāʾîm ; meaning "Readers (of the Hebrew Scriptures)") is a Jewish movement charac...
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Shabbethai Premsla
Shabbethai Premsla was a Galician philologist and scribe of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries who lived in Przemyśl, Poland, from which his name derives. Premsla was the author of a commentary o...
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Solomon Almoli
Solomon ben Jacob Almoli was a rabbi, physician and Hebrew author of the sixteenth century; lived in Turkey, probably in Constantinople. As a physician he seems to have enjoyed quite a reputation, but...
Tanakh
The Tanakh (/tɑːˈnɑːx/; Hebrew: תַּנַ"ךְ‎, [taˈnaχ] or [təˈnax]; also Tenakh, Tenak, Tanach) or Mikra is the canon of the Hebrew Bible. The traditional Hebrew text is known as the Masoretic Text...
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Isaac Uziel
Isaac ben Abraham Uziel (d. April 1, 1622, Amsterdam) (Hebrew: יצחק בן אברהם עזיאל) was a Spanish physician, poet and grammarian, born at Fez. At one time he held the position of rabbi at Oran, but l...
Menahem ben Solomon
Menahem ben Solomon ben Isaac was a rabbi and author of the Sekel Ṭob and the Eben Boḥan.The presence of twenty-five Italian glosses in his works indicates that he lived in Italy. The Sekel Ṭob, writt...
Ben Naphtali
ben Naphtali was a rabbi and Masorete who flourished about 890-940, probably in Tiberias. Of his life little is known. His first name is in dispute. Some medieval authorities called him "Jacob"; two T...
Saadia Ibn Danan
Rabbi Saadiah ben Maimon ben Moshe ibn Danan (Hebrew: סעדיה אבן דנאן‎) (born 2nd half of 15th century in Granada, Spain – died 1493(?) in Oran, Algeria) was a grammarian of Hebrew and Arabic, po...
Aaron of Jerusalem
Aaron of Jerusalem, also known as Abu al-Faraj Harun, was a Karaite scholar of the eleventh century who resided at Jerusalem.
Little was known of Aaron until Adolf Neubauer discovered, among the m...
David Kimhi
David Kimhi (Hebrew: דוד קמחי‎, also Kimchi or Qimḥi) (1160–1235), also known by the Hebrew acronym as the RaDaK (רד"ק), was a medieval rabbi, biblical commentator, philosopher, and grammarian. ...
Solomon ben Elijah Sharbit
Solomon ben Elijah Sharbit Ha-Zahab was a Jewish astronomer, poet, and grammarian; he lived at Salonica and later at Ephesus, in the second half of the fourteenth century.Moritz Steinschneider suppose...
Moses ben Isaac ha-Nessiah
Moses ben Isaac ha-Nessiah of London was an English grammarian and lexicographer of the late twelfth and early thirteenth centuries. His mother probably was a Jewess named Comitissa of Cambridge.In hi...
Judah ben David Hayyuj
Judah ben David Hayyuj (Arabic: أبو زكريا يحيى بن داؤد حيوج Abu Zakariyya Yahya ibn Dawūd Hayyūj) was a Moroccan Jewish linguist. He is regarded as the father of scientific grammar of Hebrew language....
Joseph Caspi
Joseph ben Abba Mari ben Joseph ben Jacob Caspi (1279 Largentière—1340, Tarascon), was a Provençal exegete, grammarian, and philosopher, apparently influenced by Averroës. He was born at Largent...
Abu Ibrahim ibn Barun
Rabbi Yishaq ben Barun ben Yosef Benveniste (Hebrew: יצחק בן ברון בן יוסף בנבנשת‎), also known by his Arabic name Abū Ibrahīm Iṣḥāq ibn Barūn (died 1128 in Málaga) was an 11th-century Spanish gr...
Zerahiah ben Shealtiel Ḥen
Zerahiah ben Shealtiel Ḥen, also called Zerahiah ben Shealtiel Gracian (fl. 1270-1290s) was a Spanish Jewish physician, philosopher, translator, and Hebraist. He flourished about the end of the thirte...
Elia Levita
Elia Levita (13 February 1469 – 28 January 1549), (Hebrew: אליהו בן אשר הלוי אשכנזי) also known as Elijah Levita, Elias Levita, Élie Lévita, Elia Levita Ashkenazi, Eliahu Bakhur ("Eliahu the Bac...
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Menahem ben Saruq
Menahem ben Saruq (also known as Menahem ben Jacob ibn Saruq, Hebrew: מנחם בן סרוק) was a Spanish-Jewish philologist of the tenth century CE. He was a skilled poet and polyglot. He was born in Tortosa...
Profiat Duran
Profiat Duran (c. 1350 – c. 1415) (Hebrew: פרופייט דוראן), full Hebrew name Isaac ben Moses ha-Levi; was a physician, philosopher, grammarian, and controversialist in the 14th century. He was la...
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Aaron ben Moses ben Asher
Aaron ben Moses ben Asher (Hebrew: אהרון בן משה בן אשר; Tiberian Hebrew: ʾAhărôn ben Mōšeh benʾĀšēr) (10th century, died c.960) was a Jewish scribe who refined the Tiberian system of writing vowel sou...
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Berechiah ha-Nakdan
Berechiah ben Natronai ha-Nakdan, ("ha-Nakdan", meaning "the punctuator" or "grammarian"), commonly known as Berachya, (13th century) was a Jewish exegete, ethical writer, grammarian, translator, poet...
Moses of London
Moses of London, (died 1268), was a thirteenth-century English grammarian, halakhist and Jewish scholar in London. His Darkhe ha-Nikkud veha-Neginah is a treatise on Hebrew punctuation and accentuatio...
Saadia Gaon
Rabbi Sa'adiah ben Yosef Gaon (Arabic: سعيد بن يوسف الفيومي‎ / סעיד בן יוסף אלפיומי Saʻīd bin Yūsuf al-Fayyūmi, Sa'id ibn Yusuf al-Dilasi, Saadia ben Yosef aluf, Sa'id ben Yusuf ra's al-Kul...
Dunash ben Labrat
Dunash ha-Levi ben Labrat (920-990) (Hebrew: דוֹנָש הלוי בֵּן לָבְרָט‎; Arabic: دناش بن لبراط‎) was a medieval Jewish commentator, poet, and grammarian of the Golden age of Jewish cult...
Joseph Kimhi
Joseph Ḳimḥi (1105–1170) (Hebrew: יוסף קמחי‎) was a medieval Jewish rabbi and biblical commentator. He was the father of Moses and David Kimhi, and the teacher of Rabbi Menachem Ben Simeon...
Jonah ibn Janah
Jonah ibn Janah, also known as Abu al-Walīd Marwān ibn Janāh, (c. 990 – c. 1050), was a Hebrew grammarian and lexicographer of the Middle Ages.
He was born in Córdoba, Spain, and studied in Lucena...
Judah ibn Kuraish
Judah ibn Kuraish (Hebrew: יהודה אבן קריש‎, Arabic: يهوذا بن قريش‎), was a Hebrew grammarian and lexicographer. He was born at Tiaret in North Africa, and flourished in the ninth centu...
Judah Messer Leon
Judah ben Jehiel Rofe, (c. 1420 to 1425 – c. 1498), more usually called Judah Messer Leon, was an Italian rabbi, teacher, physician, and philosopher. Through his works, assimilating and embodying the ...
Abraham de Balmes
Abraham de Balmes ben Meir (born at Lecce, in the kingdom of Naples; died at Venice, 1523) was an Italian Jewish physician and translator of the early 16th century.A short time before his death he wa...
Abraham ibn Ezra
Rabbi Abraham Ben Meir Ibn Ezra (Hebrew: אברהם אבן עזרא or ראב"ע, Arabic ابن عزرا; also known as Abenezra) (1089–1164) was born at Tudela, Navarre (now in Spain) in 1089, and died c. 1167, apparently ...
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