The First “Corona” Rabbi: Rabbi Avraham Senior, 1492

Rabbi Avraham Senior (1412 -1493) was the first rabbi to champion the cause of “pikuach nefesh” (Hebrew for “preserving life”) in its eclipsing all other fundamental principles of the Jewish faith.The highly-respected Sephardic rabbi Avraham Senior was the chief rabbi of the Spanish kingdom. Strictly observant, ...