Mordecai ben Hillel

(fl. 13th cent.)
   German codifier. He lived in Nuremberg, where he died a martyr's death in the Rindfleisch massacres along with his wife and five children. His Sepher Mordekhai is a compendium in the style of the tosaphot, dealing with talmudic problems. He also wrote responsa and liturgical poetry.

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