Yehudai 'Habibai' ben Natronai, Exilarch of Pumbeditha & Carcassonne

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Yehudai 'Habibai' ben Natronai, Exilarch of Pumbeditha & Carcassonne

Also Known As: "Habibai", "Haninai", "Havivai", "Zabibai"
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Birthplace: Pembeditha, Babylon Persia
Death: Died in Saint Etienne, Loire, Rhone-Alpes, France
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Son of Natronai 'Yehudai' ben Naḥman, Gaon of Pembeditha & Sura and Salome bat' Hisdai Shahrijar
Husband of unknown bat Nathan ben Hisdai Shahrijar
Father of Natronai Ibn Habibai, Exilarch of Pumbeditha & Almeria; ʿĀnān "ben David" ibn Habibi, Founder of ʿĀnāniyya and Asher haZaken haSofer al-Pembeditha
Brother of Hakhinai ben Natronai

Occupation: Exilarque, Gaon of Pumbedita
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About Yehudai 'Habibai' ben Natronai, Exilarch of Pumbeditha & Carcassonne

Yehudai left Pumbeditha during a contentious period and sought to enjoy his last days in the comforts of a burgeoning community in Southern France - Carcassonne.

Yehudai was elected leader of the Jews of Carcassone. When Nasrids attacked Carcassone, Yehudai was forced to seek the aid of Charles Martel and thus organized Jewish support for Charles Martel in preparation for the Battle of Tours in the Loire Valley of France.

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Yehudai 'Habibai' ben Natronai, Exilarch of Pumbeditha & Carcassonne's Timeline

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Pembeditha, Babylon Persia
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Age 16
Baghdad, Baghdād, Iraq
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Age 32
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Age 36
Baghdad, Babylon, Persia
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Age 87
Saint Etienne, Loire, Rhone-Alpes, France
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