Jacob ha-Cohen Sekili (Hebrew: יעקב הכהן סקילי‎) (1846 in Tiberias – 1918) was a 19th-century Sephardi rabbi in Tiberias, Palestine. While being of Moroccan descent, his surname "Sekili" indicates that his family had originally originated in Sicily.

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  • Jacob ha-Cohen Sekili (Hebrew: יעקב הכהן סקילי‎) (1846 in Tiberias – 1918) was a 19th-century Sephardi rabbi in Tiberias, Palestine. While being of Moroccan descent, his surname "Sekili" indicates that his family had originally originated in Sicily. Sekili served as a dayan (religious judge) in Tiberias and was greatly respected. He was a scholar of note and nurtured many disciples. He was a prolific writer and authored several works including Yalkut Talmud Torah, Torat ha-Mincha, Gulat ha-Koteret, Yayin ha-Meshumar and Sefer ha-Yichut. He was also instrumental in the erection of a synagogue and lodgings for pilgrims at the tomb of the 2nd-century sage Rabbi Meir on the outskirts of Tiberias. (en)
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  • Jacob ha-Cohen Sekili (Hebrew: יעקב הכהן סקילי‎) (1846 in Tiberias – 1918) was a 19th-century Sephardi rabbi in Tiberias, Palestine. While being of Moroccan descent, his surname "Sekili" indicates that his family had originally originated in Sicily. (en)
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