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BELLETTE (Hebrew ):

Daughter of Menahem, and sister of Isaac ben Menahem called "the Great"; lived at Orleans in the middle of the eleventh century. She is cited by Rashi, in a responsum, as an authority on a ritual question (Pardes, 4b; Assufot, MS. Halberstamm, 48b).

Bibliography:
  • Oẓar Neḥmad, ii. 10;
  • Zunz, Zur Geschichte und Literatur, p. 172;
  • Grätz, Gesch. der Juden, 3d ed., vi. 50, note 3;
  • Gross, Gallia Judaica, p. 33.
L. G. I. Br.
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