Anav, Zedekiah

(fl. 13th cent)
   Italian talmudist. His Shibbolei ha-Leket contains ritual law and regulations.

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  • ANAV, ZEDEKIAH BEN ABRAHAM — (13th century), Italian talmudist; author of the compendium, Shibbolei ha Leket ( The Gleaned Ears ), which can perhaps be considered the first attempt in Italy at the codification of Jewish law. Although Zedekiah s exact dates are unknown, he… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ANAV, JEHIEL BEN JEKUTHIEL BEN BENJAMIN HA-ROFE — (second half of 13th century), author, copyist, and paytan; a member of the Anau family of Rome. Little is known of his life. He was the author of a significant work, first published at Constantinople (1512) under the title of Beit Middot and… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ANAV, JUDAH BEN BENJAMIN HA-ROFE — (13th century), author, copyist, and paytan; member of the anau family of Rome. He was also known as Judah Ya aleh (initial letters of Yehudah Anav le Mishpaḥat ha Anavim, an allusion to Judg. 1:2). Of his personal life, little is known. He… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Tanya Rabbati — Note: Tanya, an important work of Hasidic Judaism, is an unrelated book with a similar name. For other uses, see Tanya (disambiguation). Tanya Rabbati is an anonymous work on Jewish law first published in Italy, in 1514 CE. Shibbolei ha Leket,… …   Wikipedia

  • RISHONIM — (Heb. רִאשׁוֹנִים; lit. the early authorities ), a term with many connotations–chronological, literary, ethical, and halakhic–serving to indicate the standing and authority of preceding scholars in relation to the scholars of the time in the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ANAU — (Anav; Heb. מן הענוים), ancient Italian family. Most of its members lived in Rome, although some moved to other towns in Italy. According to family tradition, the Anaus were descended from one of four aristocratic families of Jerusalem whom Titus …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • PIYYUT — (Heb. פִּיּוּט; plural: piyyutim; from the Greek ποιητής), a lyrical composition intended to embellish an obligatory prayer or any other religious ceremony, communal or private. In a wider sense, piyyut is the totality of compositions composed in …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ROME — ROME, capital of Italy. The Classical Period THE MIDDLE AND LATE REPUBLIC The earliest record of contact between Jews and the Roman Republic is the embassy sent by judah the Maccabee to Rome, headed by Eupolemos ben Joḥanan, and Jason ben Eleazar …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ITALY — Jews have lived in Italy without interruption from the days of the Maccabees until the present, through a period of 21 centuries. Although they were never subjected to general expulsion, there were frequently partial ones. They often enjoyed good …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • AVIGDOR BEN ELIJAH HA-KOHEN — (c. 1200–1275), talmudic scholar in Italy and Austria. Avigdor was born in Italy and studied under Eleazar b. Samuel of Verona, Isaac of Verona, and later Simḥah b. Samuel of Speyer. For a number of years Avigdor lived in northern Italy in… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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