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Italian rabbi and author of the second half of the seventeenth century. He was one of the rabbis at Modena, and was known as a keen Talmudical scholar. His responsa on Talmudical subjects are found in "Paḥad Yiẓaḳ," by Isaac Lampronti; in "Dibre Joseph," by Joseph Ergas, relating to the law of ransom; and in "Shemesh Ẓedaḳah," by Samson Morpurgo. According to Nepi, he was the teacher of R. Ishmael Cohen, author of "Zera' Emet," and Samson Ḥayyim Naḥamani, author of "Toledot Shimshon."

  • Fuenn, Keneset Yisrael, p. 152;
  • Nepi-Ghirondi, Toledot Gedole Yisrael, pp. 5, 324, 325.
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