Samuel ha-Katan

(fl. 1st cent)
   Palestinian tanna. His prayer Birkat ha-Minim expresses anathema against Judeo-Christians, sectarians and informers. It was written at the request of Gamaliel II and was incorporated into the Amidah.

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  • SCHLETTSTADT, SAMUEL BEN AARON — (second half of the 14th century), Alsatian rabbi and rosh yeshivah. Samuel took his name from Schlettstadt, the town where he was apparently born. Joseph (Joselmann) b. Gershom of Rosheim (in Sefer ha Mikneh, written in 1546, publ. 1970)… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • IBN MOTOT, SAMUEL BEN SAADIAH — (or Matut, Matud; active c. 1370), philosopher, kabbalist, and translator in Spain. He came from a well known family in Guadalajara and was one of the members of the circle of Jewish intellectuals in Castile friendly with isaac b. sheshet perfet …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • GORDON, SAMUEL — (1871–1927), English novelist. Gordon began his literary career while secretary of the London Great Synagogue. His Sons of the Covenant: A Tale of London Jewry (1900) saw the best solution to the ghetto problem in a combination of religious… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Sylvain Katan — est un acteur français né à Paris en 1973. Sommaire 1 Formation 2 Filmographie 3 Théâtre 4 Publicité Formation …   Wikipédia en Français

  • MEYUḤAS, ABRAHAM BEN SAMUEL — (d. 1767), rabbi and kabbalist in jerusalem , his birthplace. Abraham studied under Israel Meir Mizraḥi in the Yeshivah Bet Ya akov founded by Jacob Israel Pereira, and married the daughter of tobias cohn . His life was one of suffering and… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • MIRSKY, SAMUEL KALMAN — (1899–1967), rabbinic scholar, religious Zionist, and Hebraist. Born in Russia, Mirsky emigrated as a child with his parents to Palestine, where he received a thorough talmudic education and semikhah at 16. After teaching for some time at various …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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