Eliezer ben Joel HaLevi
Eliezer ben Yoel HaLevi of Bonn (Hebrew acronym ראבי״ה Ra'avyah; 1140–1225) was a Rabbinic scholar in Germany. He had a significant influence on Asher ben Jehiel (the ROSH). As a Rishon, he was promin...
Baruch ben Isaac
Baruch ben Isaac (fl. 1200) was a Tosafist and codifier who was born at Worms, but lived at Regensburg; he is sometimes called after the one and sometimes after the other city.A pupil of the great Tos...
Shemariah ben Mordecai
Shemariah ben Mordecai was a German rabbi and tosafist of the first half of the 12th century, who was a pupil of the tosafist Isaac ben Asher. He was considered an especially eminent authority on reli...
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Eliezer ben Nathan
Eliezer ben Nathan (Hebrew: אליעזר בן נתן) of Mainz (1090–1170), or Ra'aven (ראב"ן), was a halakist and liturgical poet. As an early Rishon, he was a contemporary of the Rashbam and Rabbeinu Tam, and ...
Eleazar of Worms
Eleazar of Worms (אלעזר מוורמייזא) (c. 1176–1238), or Eleazar ben Judah ben Kalonymus, also sometimes known today as Eleazar Rokeach ("Eleazar the Perfumer" אלעזר רקח) from the title of his Book of t...
Meir of Rothenburg
Meir of Rothenburg (c. 1220-1293) was a German Rabbi and poet, a major author of the tosafot on Rashi's commentary on the Talmud. He is also known as Meir ben Baruch, the Maharam of Rothenburg. Rabbi ...
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Isaac ben Asher ha-Levi
Rabbi Isaac ben Asher HaLevi or Riba (ריב"א) is the earliest known Tosafist, son-in-law of Eliakim ben Meshullam and pupil of Rashi. He flourished in Speyer during the 11th century.He is cited under t...
Asher ben Jehiel
Asher ben Jehiel- Ashkenazi (Hebrew: אשר בן יחיאל‎, or Asher ben Yechiel, sometimes Asheri) (1250 or 1259 – 1327) was an eminent rabbi and Talmudist best known for his abstract of Talmudic l...
Eliakim ben Meshullam
Eliakim ben Meshullam (born about 1030; died at the end of the eleventh century in Speyer, Rhenish Bavaria) was a German rabbi, Talmudist and payyeṭan.He studied at the yeshivot in Mainz and Worms, ha...
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Amram of Mainz
Amram of Mainz or Amram of Mayence is a legendary rabbi of whom the following legend is told.After having been the head of a yeshiva at Mainz, his native place, he went to Cologne to found a school. A...
Simha of Speyer
Simha ben Samuel of Speyer (13th century) was a German rabbi and tosafist. Neither the year of his birth nor that of his death is known. He was one of the leading signatories of the Takkanot Shum (com...
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