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FALCES or FALCET ():

A town near Lerin, Navarre. Its Jewish community suffered greatly during the persecution of 1328. In 1366 it contained only eighteen families. Isaac Bonafos b. Shealtiel, son-in-law of Isaac b. Sheshet, lived there, probably as a physician.

Bibliography:
  • Isaac b. Sheshet, Responsa, Nos. 71-77, 133-147;
  • Kayserling, Gesch. der Juden in Spanien, i. 45, 86.
G. M. K.
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