Moses Alkabetz

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Moses ha-Levi Alkabetz was a prominent rabbi of the first half of the sixteenth century. In around 1530 he officiated as dayan at Safed. He seems also to have studied the Kabbalah, since Isaac ibn Shoshan of Safed wrote a kabbalistic work for him. His son was Solomon Alkabetz of Safed.


 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainJacob Zallel Lauterbach (1901–1906). "Moses ha-Levi Alkabetz". In Singer, Isidore; et al. Jewish Encyclopedia. New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company.  Jewish Encyclopedia bibliography: Zunz, Z. G. p. 439; Conforte, Ḳore ha-Dorot, p. 34a.E.