- Bekhor Shor, Joseph ben Isaac (Joseph Bekhor Shor)
- (fl. 12th cent)French scholar. He lived in Orleans. His commentary on the Torah was based on a literal and rationalistic understanding of the text. He opposed the allegorization of the commandments, and the christological interpretation of Scripture.
Dictionary of Jewish Biography. Dan Cohn-Sherbok.
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