Ḥayyim Abraham Raphael ben Asher
ḤAYYIM ABRAHAM RAPHAEL BEN ASHER
ḤAYYIM ABRAHAM RAPHAEL BEN ASHER (d. 1772), Jerusalem rabbi and kabbalist. Ḥayyim was a member of the bet din of Raphael *Meyuḥas, and later av bet din in Jerusalem. Toward the end of his life, in 1771, he was appointed rishon le-Zion (Sephardi chief rabbi). In 1731 (or 1734) he published in Constantinople the Sha'arei Kedushah of Ḥayyim *Vital. Between the years 1734 and 1765 he traveled as an emissary of Jerusalem, seeking contributions in Constantinople, Italy, France, and Egypt. Ḥayyim was a signatory of the Shetar Hitkasherut ("articles of association") of the society of kabbalists. Head of the yeshivah Yefaʾer Anavim in Jerusalem, he cosigned the takkanah forbidding bachelors between the ages of 20 and 60 from residing in Jerusalem. He gave approbations to many works, among them the Zivḥei Shelamim of Judah Diwan (Constantinople 1728), and the Shulḥan Gavoha of Joseph Molkho, Salonika, oḤ 1756; yd 1764. He died during a famine and plague that raged in Jerusalem.
Frumkin-Rivlin, 3 (1929), 98f.; Yaari, Sheluḥei, 289–91; Rosanes, Togarmah, 5 (1938), 240, 243; Katsh, in: Sefunot, 9 (1964), 323–35.
"Ḥayyim Abraham Raphael ben Asher." Encyclopaedia Judaica. . Encyclopedia.com. (March 26, 2019). https://www.encyclopedia.com/religion/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/hayyim-abraham-raphael-ben-asher
"Ḥayyim Abraham Raphael ben Asher." Encyclopaedia Judaica. . Retrieved March 26, 2019 from Encyclopedia.com: https://www.encyclopedia.com/religion/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/hayyim-abraham-raphael-ben-asher
Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).
Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.
Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:
Modern Language Association
The Chicago Manual of Style
American Psychological Association
- Most online reference entries and articles do not have page numbers. Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia.com content. However, the date of retrieval is often important. Refer to each style’s convention regarding the best way to format page numbers and retrieval dates.
- In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list.