Tosafists

   Talmudic scholars of the 12. to 14 centuries who made glosses and additions to Rashi’s classic commentary on the Scriptures.

Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament. . 2012.

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  • MEIR BEN BARUCH OF ROTHENBURG — (c. 1215–1293), teacher, scholar, tosafist, and supreme arbiter in ritual, legal, and community matters in Germany. He was born in Worms into a family of scholars, many members of which were important leaders in the communities of Germany. In his …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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