SALEM, ASHER BEN IMMANUEL:
Turkish scholar of the eighteenth century. He was the author of "Maṭṭeh Asher" (Salonica, 1748), containing responsa, novellæ on some parts of the "Yad ha-Ḥazaḳah," laws concerning the slaughtering of animals after the method of Jacob Weil, and sermons.
- Azulai, Shem ha-Gedolim, i. 34;
- Fuenn, Keneset Yisrael, p. 660;
- Zedner. Cat. Hebr. Books Brit. Mus. p. 667.