- ASHKENAZI, SAMUEL JAFFE BEN ISAAC
- ASHKENAZI, SAMUEL JAFFE BEN ISAAC (16th century), rabbi in Constantinople. He wrote a number of works, some of which are still in manuscript. Most of them are homiletic commentaries on the major Midrashim: e.g., Yefeh To'ar, a homiletic exegesis on Midrash Rabbah (Genesis, Venice, 1597–1606; Exodus, ibid., 1657; Leviticus, Constantinople, 1648), and Yefeh Anaf (Frankfurt, 1696), an exposition of the Midrash Rabbah on the five scrolls. Most of his writings in halakhah are unpublished. His responsa, however, were often quoted by 17th-century authorities. -BIBLIOGRAPHY: Azulai, 1 (1852), 175, no. 110, S.V. Shemu'el Yafeh Ashkenazi; Steinschneider, Cat Bod, 2427–28, no. 7037.
Encyclopedia Judaica. 1971.
Look at other dictionaries:
JAFFE, SAMUEL BEN ISAAC ASHKENAZI — (d. late 16th century), commentator on the Midrash. Jaffe was rabbi of the Ashkenazi community of Constantinople. He studied under Joseph Leib. When Samuel reached an advanced age, his son Joseph was appointed to succeed him. Jaffe s fame rests… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
ISAIAH MENAHEM BEN ISAAC — (d. 1599), rabbi in Poland. In accordance with the custom prevalent in his time, his father in law s name was added to his and he was referred to as Mendel (Menahem) Avigdors. Isaiah Menahem was one of the chief spokesmen of the council of four… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
Samuel Aschkenazi — (auch gelistet als R. Samuel Yaffe Ashkenazi; * um 1525; † um 1595) war ein jüdischer Gelehrter des 16. Jahrhunderts und Rabbi in Konstantinopel. Schriften Er kommentierte die Haggadot des palästinischen Talmuds, vielleicht noch auf Basis… … Deutsch Wikipedia
Famille Jaffe — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Jaffe. La famille Jaffe (ou Joffe) est une famille de rabbins, etc. représentée en Allemagne, Autriche, Russie, Grande Bretagne, Italie et aux États Unis. Leur origine remonte à Mordecai Jaffe (1530 1612), auteur … Wikipédia en Français
David ben Naphtali Fränkel — or David Hirschel Fränkel, (c. 1704 – April 4, 1762), was a Jewish German rabbi. Born in Berlin, for a time he was rabbi of Dessau. He became chief rabbi of Berlin in 1742. Fränkel exercised a great influence as teacher over Moses Mendelssohn,… … Wikipedia
ISSERLES, MOSES BEN ISRAEL — (1525 or 1530–1572), Polish rabbi and codifier, one of the great halakhic authorities. His full family name, Isserel Lazarus was shortened to Isserles, but he is usually referred to as the Rema (acronym of Rabbi Moses Isserles). Isserles was born … Encyclopedia of Judaism
HELLER, YOM TOV LIPMANN BEN NATHAN HA-LEVI — (1579–1654), Moravian rabbi, commentator on the Mishnah. Heller was born in Wallerstein, Bavaria. He received his education in the home of his grandfather, Moses Wallerstein, as well as, among others, from judah loew b. bezalel (the Maharal) of… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
ISTANBUL — ISTANBUL, city in N.W. turkey , on both sides of the Bosphorus at its entrance on the Sea of Marmara (for history prior to 1453, see constantinople ). Constantinople was taken from the Byzantine emperor in 1453 by the Ottoman sultan Mehmed II… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
Judaism — /jooh dee iz euhm, day , deuh /, n. 1. the monotheistic religion of the Jews, having its ethical, ceremonial, and legal foundation in the precepts of the Old Testament and in the teachings and commentaries of the rabbis as found chiefly in the… … Universalium
Jerusalem Talmud — Rabbinic Literature Talmudic literature Mishnah • Tosefta Jerusalem Talmud • Babylonian Talmud Minor tractates Halakhic Midrash Mekhilta de Rabbi Yishmael (Exodus) Mekhilta de Rabbi Shimon (Exodus) Sifra (Leviticus) Sifre (Numbers Deuteronomy) … Wikipedia