JAGEL, GAMALIEL BEN HANANIAH, OF MONSELICE:
Italian scholar; lived at Ferrara, later at Parma, in the seventeenth century. He filled the position of chief rabbi or head of the Talmudical schools of the province of Parma. Jagel was the author of "Sifte Renanim," a commentary on "Pereḳ Shirah," published at Mantua in 1661 together with "Mesapperim Tehillot," a commentary on that poem by his father. A responsum of Jagel's is inserted in the "Be'er 'Esheḳ" of Shabbethai Beer of Jerusalem.
- Nepi-Ghirondi, Toledot Gedole Yisrael, p. 72;
- Steinschneider, Cat. Bodl. col. 998;
- Mortara, Indice, p. 29.