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Joseph Ashkenazi

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To be distinguished from Joseph Askhenazi (1928-1974)

Rabbi Joseph Ashkenazi (1525–1572) the Tanna of Safed was a critical commentator on the Mishnah, whose glosses are noted in Solomon Adeni's Mele'khet Shelomo.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ Gershom scholem, “New information about Joseph Ashkenazi, the Tana' of Safed, Tarbiz 28 (1959): 59–89, 201–235.
  2. ^ Abraham Isaac Laredo Les noms des Juifs du Maroc Page 383 1978 "Joseph ASHKENAZI, rabbin, commentateur de la Mishnah à Safed, mort entre 1575 et 1582"
  3. ^ The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion - Page 76 Adele Berlin, Maxine Grossman - 2011 "ASHKENAZI, YOSEF (1525–1572), rabbi in Europe and Erets Yisra'el and critical commentator on the *Mishnah, whose glosses are noted in such works as Shelomo Adeni's Mele'khet Shelomo and H.ayyim Yosef David ..."

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