Reuben Hoshke Ha (died April 3, 1673) ( Kohen (Sofer) Hebrew: אברהם ראובן הכהן סופר) was a Kabalist and rabbi of Prague. "Hoshke," his father's name, is a Polish diminutive for "Joshua," mistaken by G.B. De Rossi ( Dizionario, s.v. "Oski, Ruben") and Zunz ( Z. G. p. 402) for his family name.
Yalḳuṭ, Re'ubeni, a cabalistic work (an imitation of the Yalḳuṭ Ḥadash) containing a collection of sayings taken from other cabalistic works and arranged in alphabetical order (Prague, 1660)
Yalḳuṭ Re'ubeni ha-Gadol, (ילקוט ראובני הגדול) a cabalistic midrash on the Pentateuch arranged according to the order of the parashiyyot (Wilmersdorf, 1681)
Dabar Shebi-Ḳedushah, a manual of asceticism and repentance (Sulzbach, 1684)
Oneg Shabbat, cabalistic reflections on the Sabbath laws, followed by an appendix entitled Derek Ḳabbalat Shabbat (ib. 1684).
Jewish Encyclopedia bibliography [ edit ]
Lieben, Gal 'Ed, German part, p. 41; Hebrew part, p. 36;
Steinschneider, Cat. Bodl. col. 2138; Fürst, Bibl. Jud. i. 412.
References [ edit ]
This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Jewish Encyclopedia. 1901–1906.
Jewish Encyclopedia article for Reuben ben Hoshke, by Kaufmann Kohler and M. Seligsohn.