married the daughter of Hayyim Ha-Hasid TOLEDANO.
The four children were hakhamim (sages).
- Rabbi Hayyim TOLEDANO (1690-1750) (The MaHaRHaT.).
Became wealthy after he inherited his uncle Hayyim TOLEDANO's
fortune. He wrote some legal decisions which were published in Fez under the title
Hok u-Mishpat (Law and Judgement, 1931).
- Rabbi Jacob TOLEDANO (1697-1771) (The MaHaRIT)
was a prominent rabbi in Meknes
and a disciple of Rabbi Moses BERDUGO (need link) holding rabbinical office for 50 years.
He was the most important halakhic authority in the Maghreb during the second half of the 18th
century and played a central role in the leadership of his community. A crisis occurred in the relations
between himself and his community in 1764, but the difficulties were settled and he continued to serve
the community. He wrote a commentary on the Torah, a commentrary to
Rashi on the Torah, a work on the Shulhan Arukh, novellae on the Talmud,
legal decisions, some of which were published in the works of Moroccan hakhamim and sermons.
- Rabbi Baruch TOLEDANO (1738-1817) was appointed dayyan after the death of his
father. The opponent of Rabbi Raphael BERDUGO (Need link?).
He wrote legal decisions and responsa.
- daughter married Eliezer TOLEDANO
- Jacob TOLEDANO
- Rabbi Solomon TOLEDANO (d. 1877). Rabbi in Meknes.
Many of his legal decisions were published in the work Shufrei de-Ya'acov
of Rabbi Jacob BERDUGO. (Need link?).
- Joseph TOLEDANO
- Jacob TOLEDANO. Son: Raphael TOLEDANO (1892-1971)
- Judah TOLEDANO.
- Samuel TOLEDANO
- Abraham TOLEDANO. Son: Baruch TOLEDANO
- Solomon TOLEDANO (b. about 1770, d. 1840)
- Judah TOLEDANO
- Rabbi Moses TOLEDANO (d. 1778), Rabbi in Meknes.
He wrote Meginnei Shelomo on Rashi's commentary
to the Torah, as well as sermons.
- Rabbi Joseph TOLEDANO (d. 1788).
Collected, arranged and copied he writings of his
grandfather the MaHaRIT.
- Rabbi Hayyim TOLEDANO (d. 1848), Rabbi in Meknes.
Was very active in the community's administration. In Iyyar 5608 (1846 CE) he was
arrested by the sherif (ruled) -- as a result of a denunciation -- together with
his colleague R. Joseph BERDUGO (Need link?) and ten of the community's leaders.
About two months later he died in the prison of Fez.
He wrote a brief commentary on the Torah, legal decisions, responsa,
a work on the Tur Shulhan Arukh, a commentary on the Haggadah, and a
collection of letters and writings.
- Rabbi Baruch TOLEDANO (d. 1712)
- Rabbi Aaron TOLEDANO (d. about 1785). Rabbi in Meknes.
Toward the end of his life he left for Tangier where he was appointed Rabbi.
- Abraham TOLEDANO (d. about 1820). Rabbi in Tangier after his father's death.
Thanks to Yacov Tal TOLEDANO (b. 1932 Jerusalem) author
of The History of TOLEDANO Families
published in Sharsheret Hadorot, of The Israel Genealogical Society,
and to Moshe EBNER
for information on the TOLEDANO Family.
Also see Encyclopedia Judaica 22 Volume Set
Daniel E. LOEB,