FERRARA, MOSES BEN MEÏR:
Italian tosafist of the thirteenth century. He was a contemporary of Eleazar ben Samuel and of Isaiah ben Mali. No details of his life are known. He is quoted three times as a tosafist in "Haggahot Maimuni" ("Tefillah," ch. xi.; "Yom-Ṭob," ch. iii., iv.); according to this same work ("Ḥameẓ u-Maẓẓah," ch. 8), he copied R. Judah's tosafot to Berakot.
- Mortara, Indice, p. 21;
- Zunz, Z. G. p. 57;
- Heilprin, Seder ha-Dorot, ed. Warsaw, 1889, i. 209;
- Benjacob, Oẓar ha-Sefarim p. 625;
- Güdemann, Gesch. des Erziehungswesens. ii. 185.