Meir ben Samuel

(c. 1060-c. 1135)
   French Tosaphist, son-in-law of Rashi. He lived with Rashi in Troyes, but later moved to Remerupt where he founded a bet midrash. He wrote commentaries to the Talmud. Halakhic statements by him were quoted by his son Jacob Tam in his writings.

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  • Meir ben Samuel — Meïr ben Samuel, also known by the Hebrew acronym RaM for Rabbi Meir, was a French rabbi and tosafist, who was born in about 1060 in Ramerupt, and died after 1135. His father was an eminent scholar. Meïr received his education in the Talmudical… …   Wikipedia

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  • Elieser ben Samuel — (* um 1115 in Metz; † um 1198 in Mainz) war ein Rabbiner. Leben Elieser, was so viel wie „Mein Gott (ist) Hilfe“ bedeutet, wurde um 1115 in Metz geboren. Er war ein Schüler des Jakob ben Meir, von dem er zum anerkannten Tosafisten ausgebildet… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • KATZENELLENBOGEN, MEIR BEN ISAAC — (known as Maharam (acronym of Morenu Ha Rav Meir) of Padua; 1473–1565), one of the greatest Italian rabbis and halakhists of his time. Meir s father was the son in law of jehiel luria , the first rabbi of Brest Litovsk (Brisk). Meir was born in… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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