Abraham Gabriel Abraham Gabriel was a Palestinian rabbi of probable Italian origin who lived at Safed.
Abraham Rapoport Abraham Rapoport (Schrenzel) was a Polish Talmudist; born at Lemberg (currently Lviv, Ukraine) in 1584; died in 1651 (June 7); son of Rabbi Israel Jehiel Rapoport of Cracow and son-in-law of R. ...
Abraham Rovigo Abraham Rovigo (born ca. 1650 in Modena, died 1713 in Mantua) was a Jewish scholar, rabbi and kabbalist.
Abraham Samuel Bacharach Abraham Samuel Bacharach was a Rabbi, born about 1575; died in Gernsheim, Grand Duchy of Hesse, May 26, 1615.
Behr Perlhefter Beer Shmuel Issachar Leyb ben Judah Moses Eybeschuetz Perlhefter (born ca.
Berechiah Berak ben Isaac Eisik Shapira Berechiah Berak ben Isaac Eisik Shapira (died 1664) was a Galician preacher who was educated by Nathan Shapira, rabbi of Cracow, and was appointed preacher of that city, where he spent most of h...
Chaim Benveniste Chaim Benveniste was a prominent rabbinic authority in 17th century Turkey.
David ben Aryeh Leib Rabbi David ben Aryeh Leib of Lida wrote works of rabbinic literature, including Sefer Shomer Shabbat and books on the 613 Mitzvot, bris milah, the Shulchan Aruch, the Book of Ruth, and Jewi...
David Conforte David Conforte (c. 1618 – c. 1685) (Hebrew: דוד קונפורטי) was a Hebrew literary historian born in Salonica, author of the literary chronicle known by the title Ḳore ha-Dorot.
David HaLevi Segal David ha-Levi Segal, also known as the Turei Zahav after the title of his significant halakhic commentary on the Shulchan Aruch, was one of the greatest Polish rabbinical authorities.
David Nieto David Nieto was the Haham of the Spanish and Portuguese Jewish community in London, later succeeded in this capacity by his son, Isaac Nieto.
Hayyim Alfandari (the Younger) Hayyim ben Isaac Raphael Alfandari the Younger (Hebrew: חיים בן יצחק אלפנדארק) was Rabbi in Constantinople during the latter half of the 17th and in the beginning of the 18th century.
Hayyim ben Isaac Raphael Alfandari Hayyim ben Isaac Raphael Alfandari was rabbi in Constantinople during the latter half of the 17th and in the beginning of the 18th-century.
Hayyim ben Jacob Abulafia Hayyim ben Jacob Abulafia (b.1660 in Hebron, d.1744 in Tiberias), Ottoman Syria) was a rabbinical authority.
Hayyim ben Jacob Alfandari (the Elder) Hayyim ben Jacob Alfandari (the Elder) (1588 – 1640) (Hebrew: חיים בן יעקב אלפנדארק) was a talmudic educator and writer, teaching at Constantinople in 1618.
Hayyim ben Joseph Vital Hayyim ben Joseph Vital Safed, 1543 – Damascus, 23 April 1620) was a rabbi in Safed and the foremost disciple of Isaac Luria.
Hezekiah da Silva Hezekiah da Silva (also Hezekiah Silva) (1659–1698) (Hebrew: חזקיה בן דוד די סילוא) was a Jewish author born at Livorno, Italy, son-in-law of the dayan Mordecai Befael Malachi.
Jacob ben Isaac Ashkenazi Rabbi Jacob ben Isaac Ashkenazi (1550–1625), of Janów (near Lublin, Poland), was the author of the Tseno Ureno, sometimes called the "Women's Bible", a Yiddish-language prose work written in...
Jacob Hagis Jacob Hagis was a Jewish Talmudist born of a Spanish family at Fez.
Jacob Hagiz Jacob Hagis (or Hagiz) (1620–1674) was a Jewish Talmudist born of a Spanish family at Fez.
Jacob Lagarto Jacob Lagarto was a South-American rabbi and Talmudist of the seventeenth century; probably a son of Simon Lagarto of Amsterdam.
Jedidiah Norzi Jedidiah Solomon ben Abraham Norzi (1560 – 1626) was a Rabbi and exegete born at Mantua.
Joel Sirkis Yoel Sirkis, (1561-1640), also known as the Bach - an abbreviation of his magnum opus, Bayit Chadash - was a prominent Jewish posek and halakhist.
Joseph Almosnino Joseph Almosnino (1642–1689) was the son of Isaac and grandson of Moses ben Baruch Almosnino.
Joseph Escapa Joseph Escapa (c. 1572–1662) served in the rabbinate of İzmir.
Joseph ibn Ezra Rabbi Josef ben Isaac ibn Ezra was an oriental rabbi of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, descended from Ibn Ezra family of Spain.
Joseph Shalit Riqueti Joseph Shalit ben Eliezer Riqueti (Richetti) was a Jewish-Italian scholar born at Safed, and who lived in the second half of the 17th century at Verona, where he directed a Talmudical school.
Joseph Trani Joseph Trani or Joseph di Trani was a Talmudist of the latter part of the 16th century who lived in Greece.
Judah Vega Judah Vega was the first rabbi of the second synagogue of Amsterdam, Neveh Shalom, which was established in 1608.
Maharsha Samuel Eidels (1555 – 1631) (שמואל אליעזר הלוי איידלס), was a renowned rabbi and Talmudist famous for his commentary on the Talmud, Chiddushei Halachot.
Meir bar Hiyya Rofe Meir bar Hiyya Rofe (17th century; the Encylopedia Judaica article gives the years of 1610 and 1690 as the possible years of birth and death respectively) was a Hebron rabbi, known among oth...
Meir ben Judah Leib Poppers Meir ben Judah Leib Poppers or Meir ben Judah Loeb Ha-Kohen Ashkenazi Poppers was a Bohemian rabbi and kabbalist.
Meir Lublin Meir Lublin or Meir ben Gedalia was a Polish rabbi, Talmudist and Posek.
Meir Wahl Meir Wahl or Meir Wahl Katzenellenbogen, (also known as Meir Shauls and MAHARASH) was a Polish rabbi.
Menahem Azariah da Fano Menahem Azariah da Fano (also called Immanuel da Fano, and Rema MiPano) (1548, Fano – Mantua, 1620) was an Italian rabbi, Talmudist, and Kabbalist.
Menahem Mendel Auerbach Menahem Mendel ben Meshullam Auerbach (died July 8, 1689) (Hebrew: מנחם מענדל אויערבאך) was an Austrian rabbi, banker, and commentator born in Vienna at the beginning of the 17th century.
Menasseh Ben Israel Manoel Dias Soeiro (1604 – November 20, 1657), better known by his Hebrew name Menasseh ben Israel (מנשה בן ישראל), also, Menasheh ben Yossef ben Yisrael, also known with the He...
Michael ben Moses Kohen Michael ben Moses Kohen was a Palestinian rabbi and liturgist who lived at Jerusalem in the seventeenth century.
Naftali Hertz ben Yaakov Elchanan Naftali Hertz ben Yaakov Elchanan (Bacharach) (17th century) was a German rabbi, born in Frankfurt, author of the controversial work Emeq HaMelekh (Valley of the King, 1648, Amsterdam) o...
Naphtali Cohen Naphtali Cohen (1649–1718), also known as Naphtali Katz, was a Russo-German rabbi and kabalist born in Ostrowo in Ukraine.
Nathan ben Moses Hannover Nathan (Nata) ben Moses Hannover (Hebrew: נתן נטע הנובר) was a Ruthenian Jewish historian, Talmudist, and kabbalist; he died, according to Leopold Zunz (Kalender, 5623, p. 18), at...
Reuben ben Hoshke Reuben Hoshke HaKohen (Sofer) (died April 3, 1673) (Hebrew: אברהם ראובן הכהן סופר) was a Kabalist and rabbi of Prague.
Samson ben Pesah Ostropoli Samson ben Pesah Ostropoli (died July 15, 1648), was a Polish rabbi from Ostropol who was martyred at Polonnoye, Volhynia, during the Cossacks' Uprising.
Samson Wertheimer Samson Wertheimer (January 17, 1658 – August 6, 1724) was chief rabbi of Hungary and Moravia, and rabbi of Eisenstadt.
Samuel Aboab Samuel Aboab, son of Abraham Aboab, was a very prominent rabbi of the seventeenth century.
Samuel ben Joseph Uziel Samuel ben Joseph Uziel (16th–17th century) was a rabbi and physician of Spanish extraction who officiated as rabbi at Salonica, where he also practised medicine.
Samuel ben Uri Shraga Phoebus Samuel ben Uri Shraga Phoebus (alternatively, "Or Shraga", "Faivish", "Fayvish", "Faibesh", etc.) (Hebrew: שמואל בן אור שרגא פיביש) was a Polish rabbi and Talmudist of Woydyslaw in the sec...
Samuel Eidels Samuel Eidels, was a renowned rabbi and Talmudist famous for his commentary on the Talmud, Chiddushei Halachot.
Samuel Garmison Samuel Garmison was a Jewish scholar and rabbi who lived in the Land of Israel during the seventeenth century.
Samuel Schotten Rabbi Shmuel Schotten HaCohen, known as the Mharsheishoch, became Rabbi of the Grand Duchy of Hesse-Darmstadt in 1685.
Samuel Uziel Samuel Uziel was a Talmudist and scholar of the 17th century, rabbi of Livorno.
Samuel Vital Samuel ben Hayyim Vital was a Kabalist born in Damascus in the latter half of the sixteenth century.
Shabbethai Bass Shabbethai ben Joseph Bass (1641–1718) (Hebrew: שבתי בן יוסף), born at Kalisz, was the father of Jewish bibliography, and author of the Sifsei Chachamim supercommentary on Rashi's comm...
Shabbethai Horowitz Shabtai Horowitz (c. 1590 - 1660) was a rabbi and talmudist, probably born in Ostroh, Volhynia.
Shabbethai Panzieri Shabbethai Panzieri ben Mordecai was an Italian rabbi of the seventeenth century.
Shalom Shabazi Rabbi Shalom ben Yosef Shabbazi, also Abba Shalem Shabbezi or Salim Elshibzi (שלום שבזי, سالم الشبزي) was one of the greatest Jewish poets who lived in 17th century Yemen and n...
Shlomo Adeni Solomon ben Joshua Adeni was a Mizrahi Jewish author and Talmudist, who lived during the first half of the 17th century at Sana'a and Aden in southern Arabia, from which town he received the nam...
Shlomo Ephraim Luntschitz Shlomo Ephraim ben Aaron Luntschitz (1550 –March 3rd 1619) was a rabbi, poet and Torah commentator, best known for his Torah commentary Keli Yakar.
Simone Luzzatto Simone Luzzatto was a prominent rabbi in the Jewish ghetto of Venice, Italy.
Solomon Adeni Solomon ben Joshua Adeni or Shelomo bar Joshua Adeni was a Mizrahi Jewish author and Talmudist, who lived during the first half of the 17th century at Sana'a and Aden in southern Arabia, ...
Solomon Ayllon Solomon Ayllon (1660 or 1664 - April 10, 1728) was haham of the Sephardic congregations in London and Amsterdam, and a follower of Shabbethai Ẓebi.
Tzvi Ashkenazi Tzvi Hirsch ben Yaakov Ashkenazi (1656, Habsburg Moravia – May 2, 1718, Lviv), known as the Chacham Tzvi after his responsa by the same title, served for some time as rabbi of Amsterdam.
Yaakov Reischer Yaakov ben Yoseph Reischer (Bechofen) (1661-1733) was an Austrian rabbi and halakhist born at Prague.
Yair Bacharach Yair Chayim Bacharach (1639, Lipník nad Bečvou, Moravia — 1702) was a German rabbi and major 17th century posek, who lived first in Koblenz and then remainder of his life in Worms and Metz.
Yoel Sirkis Yoel Sirkis, (1561-1640), also known as the Bach - an abbreviation of his magnum opus, Bayit Chadash - was a prominent Jewish posek and halakhist.
Yom Tov Tzahalon Yom Tov ben Moshe Tzahalon,, also known as the Maharitatz,, was a student of Moses di Trani and Moshe Alshich, and published a collection of responsa.