Azarya ben ephraim figo

Azarya Figo (1579–1647) was a sofer (scribe) and Baal darshan (preacher) in the Jewish community of Venice.

He was the author of Iggerot U'Teshubot, letters and responsa, published within Be'er Sheba (Venice, 1614), Giddulei Terumah a commentary on Rabbi Shmuel HaSardi's Sefer HaTerumot, (ibid. 1643), and a work which remains popular even today, particular amongst Mizrahi (Oriental) Jews, entitled Binah La'Ittim, which contains seventy-five sermons for Shabbat and holidays (ibid. 1647-48).

Figo died at Rovigo in 1647.

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