A. A famous Spanish Rabbi, author of the “Akeidas Yitzchak” (Binding of Issac) or “Akeda” for short. It is an important inspirational classic work of Jewish Thought, written prior to the Expulsion of Jews from Spain in 1492 and the onset of the Spanish Inquisition. His descendant and namesake, Rabbi Yitzchak Arama of Israel was killed by terrorists in the month of Tevet 5763 / December 2002.