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Rama (R. Moshe Isserlis)

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Rama (R. Moshe Isserlis): Acronym for "Rabbi Moshe Isserles"; c. 1530-1572, author of the Mapah, a gloss to the Shulchan Aruch that presents the Ashkenazic halachic perspective.
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(5280 - 5332)
Rabbi Moses Isserles (meaning 'son of Israel'), known by the abbreviation Remo (or Rema), was born in Cracow, Poland in the year 5280 (1520), and died at the age of 52, on Lag-Baomer. His father Israel was a learned as well as a wealthy man, and one of th...
1573?
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