SEGELMESSI (SIJILMISSI), JUDAH BEN JOSEPH:
African liturgist; flourished about 1400; a native of Segelmesa, Morocco. Two seliḥot of his are extant, one beginning "Eleh kokebe marom," and the other, "Mah e'eseh le-ẓedati," both of which bear the signature "Judah b. Joseph Segelmessi." A part of the second seliḥah has been published by Dukes in "Orient, Lit." x. 761.
- Fuenn, Keneset Yisrael, p. 415;
- Landshuth, 'Ammude ha-'Abodah, pp. 67-68;
- Zunz, Literaturgesch. p. 567.