Asher ben Jehiel (Rosh)

   German talmudist. He was a pupil of Meir of Rothenberg and became the spiritual leader of German Jewry. In 1303 he settled in Toledo. His responsa reflect the cultural life of Spanish and German Jews. In Piske ha-Rosh he recorded the decisions of earlier codifiers and commentators.

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  • Asher ben Jehiel — (Hebrew, אשר בן יחיאל, or Asher ben Yechiel, sometimes Asheri) (1250 or 1259 ndash; 1328) was an eminent rabbi and Talmudist best known for his abstract of Talmudic law. He is often referred to as Rabbenu Asher, “our Rabbi Asher” or by the Hebrew …   Wikipedia

  • ASHER BEN JEHIEL — (also known as Asheri and Rosh; c. 1250–1327), talmudist. His first teachers were his father, one of the Ḥasidei Ashkenaz, who was a follower of , and his elder brother. He spent some time in France, apparently in Troyes, and then lived in… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Asher ben Jehiel — Asher ben Yehiel Rabbenou Asher ben Yehiel (1250, Allemagne 1327, Tolède,Espagne), dit le Rosh (hébreu הרא ש), est l’un des principaux décisionnaires de l’époque des Rishonim, les Maîtres médiévaux. Éminent talmudiste, il est l élève de Rabbi… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Asher ben Jehiel — ▪ Spanish rabbi also called  (by acronym) Rosh (for Rabbenu [“Our Teacher”] Asher)   born c. 1250, Rhine District [Germany] died Oct. 24, 1327, Toledo, Spain       major codifier of the Talmud, the rabbinical compendium of law, lore, and… …   Universalium

  • LURIA, SOLOMON BEN JEHIEL — (1510?–1574), posek and talmudic commentator (known as Rashal or Maharshal = Morenu ha Rav Shelomo Luria). Few biographical details are known of him. He was probably born in Poznan (Poland). His family was related to many of the important… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Rosh yeshiva — Rosh yeshiva, (pl. Heb. Roshei yeshiva; Yeshivish Rosh yeshivas), (Hebrew: ראש ישיבה‎), is the title given to the dean of a Talmudical academy (yeshiva). It is made up of the Hebrew words rosh meaning head, and yeshiva a school of religious… …   Wikipedia

  • Rosh — may mean:*Rosh, a character mentioned in the Book of Genesis *ROSH, acronym for Rabbi Asher ben Jehiel (1250 1328) a prominent Talmudic scholar, sometimes called the Rosh ee also*Rosh Hashanah, the day of the Jewish New year *Rosh Hashanah… …   Wikipedia

  • Jacob ben Asher — Jacob ben Asher, in Hebrew Ya akov ben Asher , (1270 ca 1340 (Toledo, Spain [Goldin, Hyman E. Kitzur Shulchan Aruch Code of Jewish Law , Forward to the New Edition. (New York: Hebrew Publishing Company, 1961)] ) was an influential Medieval… …   Wikipedia

  • Samson ben Abraham of Sens — Samson ben Abraham (c. 1150 c. 1230), also known as the Rash of Sens (an acronym of his name) or the Prince of Sens , was one of the leading French Tosafists in the second half of the 12th and the beginning of the 13th centuries. He was the most… …   Wikipedia

  • Eliezer ben Nathan — (Hebrew: אליעזר בן נתן) of Mayence (1090 1170), Ra aven (ראב ן), was a halakist and liturgical poet. As an early Rishon, he was a contemporary of the Rashbam and Rabbeinu Tam, and one of the earliest of the Tosafists. He was the son in law of… …   Wikipedia

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