Rabbi Dr. Elia ben Abba Mari Chalfan

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Rabbi Dr. Elia ben Abba Mari Chalfan

Also Known As: "Alvanus"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Praha, Prague, Hlavní město Praha, Prague, Czechia (Czech Republic)
Death: February 02, 1624 (62-63)
Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Immediate Family:

Son of Rabbi Dr. Abba Mari Chalfan and Rachel Chalfan
Husband of Rebekka Chalfan
Father of Jeshaya Elia Chalfan; Glückl Perlhefter-Bruck; Joshua Heschel ben Elia Chalfan; Blümel Plan; Isak Eisik Chalfan and 2 others
Brother of ? Gans

Occupation: Physician
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About Rabbi Dr. Elia ben Abba Mari Chalfan

Jacobi, Vo. I, p. 178

last name also: HALFANUS

Admitted by Emperor Rudolf II as Physician in Wien July 5, 1598

Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor, “Freibrief” Permission for Dr. Elias Chalfon to move from Prague to Vienna, July 5, 1598 Niedersächsisches Landesarchiv, Stade, Germany, Rep. 32 Nr. 450, formerly Cal. Br. Arch. Des. 32 I Nr. 16

His grandfather Rabbi Elijah (Elia) Menachem Chalfon (Halfon) issued a Rabbinical opinion supporting the divorce of King Henry VIII.


"Die Grabschriften des alten Judenfriedhof in Wien" - Dr. Bernhard Wachstein, Band I no. 633, pg. 481 no. 1

"Die Grabschriften des alten Judenfriedhof in Wien" - Dr. Bernhard Wachstein, Band I No. 118 pg. 98


Burial record:- See Bernhard Wachstein, Die Inschriften des alten Judenfriedhofes in Wien, vol. 1 p. 98.

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