A Short Tribute
Hacham Yitzhak Shreim, son of Hacham Yosef, was born in the city of Aleppo, known then as Aram Tzova, in 1798 and is one of its eminent and celebrated sages. He dedicated most of his time to public welfare and devoted his wealth to supporting Torah establishments and charitable institutions, and to publishing his writings.
Hacham Yitzhak Shreim passed away on 15 Tishrei 5633 (1873), during the festival of Sukkoth, and was buried in the Burial Cave for the Righteous in Aram Tzova.
Hacham Yitzhak Shreim authored numerous books on the Torah, including: Be'er Yitzhak – on the Torah, Hadar 'Ezer – on the Prophets and the Writings, Likutim Mi'Pardess – on the Torah, Likutie Amarim and Mussar Hachamim – CHAZA"L on the Torah and Pi Ha'Be'er – a commentary on the RE"EM [Rabbi Eliyahu Mizrahi, 1455 – 1525].