Jacob ben Reuben

(fl. 12th cent)
   Turkish Karaite biblical commentator. A native of Constantinople, he travelled to various countries to spread Karaism. His biblical commentary, Sepher ha-Osher, contains excerpts from Karaite authors.

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  • Jacob ben Reuben ibn Zur — was a Talmudist and rabbi of Fez. He was born in the latter part of the seventeenth century and died after 1750. That his reputation as a Talmudist stood high is apparent in the responsa ( Kerem Hemed, Leghorn, 1871) of Abraham Ankava, where he… …   Wikipedia

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  • IBN ẒUR, JACOB BEN REUBEN — (1673–1752), rabbi, scholar, and poet; born in fez . Among his teachers were Menahem serero and Vidal Ẓarfati. Oppressive taxation induced Ibn Ẓur to move to Meknès, where he became a member of the bet din of judah ibn attar . Between 1738 and… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • BEN-NAPHTALI, MOSES (Or Jacob) BEN DAVID — BEN NAPHTALI, MOSES (Or Jacob) BEN DAVID, masorete. He is assumed to have been a contemporary of aaron b. moses ben asher , who dates from the ninth or tenth century C.E., and an inhabitant of Tiberias. Although nothing about him is known, except …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Jakob ben Reuben — bzw. Jacob ben Reuben ist der Name folgender Personen: Jacob ben Reuben (Karäer), Karäer und Bibelexeget im 11. Jahrhundert Jacob ben Reuben ibn Zur, Talmudist und Rabbi aus Fez (um 1700) Jakob ben Reuben (Rabbiner), Rabbiner im 12. Jahrhundert,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • IBN ḤABIB, JACOB BEN SOLOMON — (1445?–1515/16), rabbinic scholar. Jacob was born in Zamora in Castile, Spain, where he is said to have been a pupil of Samuel Valency, and was one of the renowned scholars of Castile, heading a yeshivah in Salamanca which was one of the largest… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • EZEKIEL BEN REUBEN MANASSEH — (d. 1851), Baghdad philanthropist who distributed large amounts of money for charitable purposes in Iraq and Ereẓ Israel. In 1840 Ezekiel established the Baghdad rabbinical academy, named Bet Zilkha and also Midrash Abi Manshi after its… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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