Jerusalem, 1765: Rabbi Avraham Azulai passed away.
R’ Avraham Azulai, is the author of the kabbalistic work, Chessed LeAvraham. He was the great-grandfather of Rav Chida.
Rav Chida writes: “He was from Fez, and his family originated from the sages of Castile.” The family left Castile, at the expulsion of Spain, and headed straight to Fez, Morocco. As soon they disembarked in Fez, a storm broke out. The boat capsized and sank with all their belongings. Therefore, R’ Avraham incorporated an image of a boat in his signatures.
Source: Shem HaGedolim, Meereches Gedolim, Mem, 15.
𝐏𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬 𝐀𝐧𝐧𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝐨𝐫 𝐁𝐢𝐫𝐭𝐡𝐝𝐚𝐲?
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