Judah ben Kalonymus

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Judah ben Kalonymus ben Moses of Mainz (d. 1200) was a Jewish German scholar, halakhic authority, and kabbalist. In his early years, he studied in Speyer under Shemariah ben Mordecai who taught him mysticism. During the Third Crusade, Judah helped his community to prepare for the Anti-Semitic attacks to follow. Among his pupils were his son Eleazar of Worms, Joel ben Isaac ha-Levi and Baruch ben Samuel. [1]

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  1. ^ "Judah ben Kalonymus ben Moses of Mainz | Encyclopedia.com". www.encyclopedia.com. Retrieved 4 June 2020.