R. Chaim ibn Attar (Ohr HaChaim)

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R. Chaim ibn Attar (Ohr HaChaim): 1696-1743; Morocco and Jerusalem; author of Ohr Hachaim commentary on Torah
1743
Passing of the famed Torah scholar and mystic Rabbi Chayim ben Attar (1696-1743), author of the Ohr HaChayim commentary on the Torah. Born in Morocco, he also lived and taught in Algiers, Italy, Acco and Jerusalem, where he settled a year before his passi...
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