Abraham ben Nathan ha-Yarhi

(1155-1215)
   French talmudist. In his Sepher ha-Manhig, he describes synagogue practices in France, Germany, England and Spain.

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  • ABUDARHAM, DAVID BEN JOSEPH — (14th century), liturgical commentator in Spain, author of Sefer Abudarham, written in 1340 in Seville. Abudarham came from a distinguished family, and apparently an earlier namesake was a communal leader in Toledo. Abudarham was moved to write… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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