Chaim Abraham Gagin
|Chaim Abraham Gagin|
|Position||Chief Rabbi of Ottoman Palestine|
Constantinople, Ottoman Empire
23 May 1848 60–61) (aged|
Jerusalem, Ottoman Empire
Chaim Abraham Gagin (1787–1848) was Chief Rabbi of Ottoman Palestine from 1842 to 1848.
He was the, grandson of the Jerusalem Kabbalist, Shalom Sharabi. He was author of Sepher Hatakanoth Vehaskamoth, a compendium of Jewish religious rites and customs as practiced in the City of Jerusalem.
- "Chaim Abraham Gagin. Sepher Hatakanoth Vehaskamoth". Kestenbaum & Co. Retrieved 9 August 2015.
- Westreich, Elimelech (2012). "Jewish Judicial Autonomy in Nineteenth Century Jerusalem: Background, Jurisdiction, Structure". Jewish Law Association Studies. 22: 303. ISSN 0890-7552.