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  1. "Ra'avyah" is an acronym for the name of his Sefer "Avi HaEzri" and also his own name "Rabbeinu Eliezer ben Yoel HaLevi." [1]
  2. His two major works are "Avi HaEzri"[2] and "Aviasaf."[3]
  3. He was the grandson of Ra'avan and a Talmid of the Rash and Rabbi Eliezer MiMitz.[4]


  1. Yad Malachi (Klalei She'ar Mechabrim 30). Not to be confused with R' Avraham HaYarchi, author of the Manhig. (Shem HaGedolim, Sefarim, Mem 138)
  2. Shem HaGedolim (Sefarim, Aleph 4)
  3. Shem HaGedolim (Gedolim, Aleph 195; Sefarim, Aleph 3)
  4. Shem HaGedolim (Gedolim, Aleph 195)