Ephraim Navon

Rabbi Ephraim Navon was a rabbi and rabbinical court judge in the 17th and 18th centuries. Born in Constantinople, he emigrated to Jerusalem as an adult, later returning to Constantinople as an emissary raising money for Jerusalem’s Torah institutions. He remained in Constantinople for the rest of his life, and there he composed his widely-recognized commentary on the Mishneh Torah, Machaneh Ephraim.