Born in Baghdad in 5578 (1818). In Iyyar 5625 his friend and in-law
R' Moshe Perrera zt"l, the Rav of Hevron, died. In 5625, the Re'em was
appointed Rav of Hevron. In his sermons, he emphasized thye love
for all Creation, love of Israel, love of the Land and the commandments
connected to the Land and was active in redeeming and settling the Land.
His first publication Siah Yitzhak discussed customs of Israel.
He also wrote Maasei Eliyahu (two parts) on laws of what is forbidden
and what is permitted.