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Pinchas Benbenisti Halevi, Rabbi

Hebrew: רבינו פנחס הלוי, Rabbi
Also Known As: "Pinchas Levi Mi Barcelona / פנחס הלוי - בעל ספר החינוך"
Birthdate: (45)
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
Death: circa 1280 (41-49)
Barcelona, Spain
Place of Burial: Barcelona, Spain
Immediate Family:

Son of Rabbi Yosef Halevi Benveniste and Klara Bat Asher Benveniste
Husband of wife of Pinhas haLevi of Barcelona
Father of Yitzhak haLevi of Narbone and Joshua haLevi
Brother of Aaron haLevi haRoeh of Barcelona -

Occupation:, Pinchas Levi Ba'al Sefer HaChinuch, מגדולי הראשונים
Managed by: Yaacov (Mayerfeld) Heidingsfeld
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About HaLevi, Pinchas (other dates: 1235-1260)

Berdichevsky-Sokolka Families

A contemporary of Nachmanides 1194-1270 (Rabbi Moshe ben Nachman). Sefer HaChinuch (is ascribed to either R. Aahron Ha-Levi or R. Pinchas Ha-Levi of Barcelona. His predecessor were the Gerondis who were ?....of the descendants of the Exile from Jerusalem, who lived in Spain? and who claimed descent form the Levite Biblical Prophet Samuel.

He is the ancestor of the Horowitz family, named after the village of Horovice in Bohemia (Czech Republic) where his grandson Joseph descendant settled. Sefer HaChinuch (Book of Education) - one of the basic early works on Jewish thought that records all the 613 commandments of the Torah and offers reasons for their issuance. The book was simply intended to impart to Jewish youth a knowledge of the Law, and to present in simple form the principles of Judaism to the unlearned layman

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Barcelona, Spain
Age 10
Narbonne, Languedoc, France
Age 45
Barcelona, Spain
Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Barcelona, Spain
Barcelona, Spain