SOLOMON SHALEM B. ḤAYYIM JEHIEL COHEN:
Rabbi in the second half of the eighteenth century; died at Amsterdam 1781. He resided successively at Adrianople, Bologna, Sofia, and Amsterdam, in which last-named city he officiated as rabbi of the Portuguese community. He was the author of the following works: "Dibre Shelomoh" (Amsterdam, 1753), sermons on the Pentateuch, with an index to the allusions in the text; "Shoneh Halakot," a commentary on the "Halakot Gedolot" (ib. 1762); and "Leb Shalem" (ib. 1773), notes and elucidations of the "Yad ha-Ḥazaḳah" of Maimonides.
- Steinschneider, Cat. Bodl. col. 2390;
- Fürst, Bibl. Jud. iii. 260;
- Azulai, Shem ha-Gedolim, s.v.;
- Benjacob, Oẓar ha-Sefarim, pp. 107, 254, 569.