Jacob Pardo

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Jacob ben David Pardo was an 18th-century rabbi, author and poet.[1]

He served as rabbi at Ragusa (Dubrovnik) and Spalato (Split). He was the author of: "Marpe Lashon" (Venice, 1780), prayers and religious poems for children, printed conjointly with his "Tehillah be-Eretz," poems on the earthquake in Ragusa; "Kehillat Ya'akob" (ib. 1784),[2] commentary on the Earlier Prophets; "Appe Zutre" (ib. 1797),[3] novellæ to the treatise "Hilkot Ishshut," i.e., precepts for women; "Tokfo shel Nes"[4] (ib. 1798), introduction to the "Ma'aseh Nissim"[5] of Aaron Cohen Ragusano; "Minchat Aharon" (ib. 1809),[6] precepts for the religious ritual upon awakening, for the three daily prayers, and moral precepts; "Mishkenot Ya'akob" (Leghorn, 1824), commentary on Isaiah, published by his son David Samuel.[1]


  1. ^ a b  One or more of the preceding sentences incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSinger, Isidore; et al., eds. (1901–1906). "Jacob ben David Pardo". The Jewish Encyclopedia. New York: Funk & Wagnalls. Retrieved June 16, 2014.
  2. ^ קהלת יעקב (in Hebrew). Retrieved June 18, 2014.
  3. ^ אפי זוטרי (in Hebrew). OCLC 233109278. Retrieved June 18, 2014.
  4. ^ תקפו שׁל נס (in Hebrew). Retrieved June 18, 2014.
  5. ^ מעשׂה נסים (in Hebrew). Retrieved June 18, 2014.
    Friedberg, Bernard. בית עקד ספרים (in Hebrew). Retrieved June 18, 2014.
  6. ^ מנחת אהרן (in Hebrew). OCLC 233099118. Retrieved June 18, 2014.