He was the father-in-law of Samson Morpurgo, rabbi of Ancona. He wrote: "Widdui," atonement prayers of the Italian rite, included in the "Tik ḳun Shobabim" of Moses Zacuto, Venice, 1712; "Or Boḳer," containing prayers and seliḥot, Venice, 1709. He wrote also an approbation to Nehemiah Ḥayun's "'Oz le-Elohim," Berlin, 1713, and a panegyric poem on Abraham Cohen's "Kehunnat Abraham," Venice, 1719.
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- Julius Fürst, Bibl. Jud. i. 279;
- Nepi-Ghirondi, Toledot Gedole Yisrael, pp. 32, 333;
- Moritz Steinschneider, Cat. Bodl. col. 1460;
- Azulai, Shem ha-Gedolim, ii. 144;
- Marco Mortara, Indice, p. 22.
- Singer, Isidore; et al., eds. (1901–1906). "Jewish Encyclopedia Fiametta, Joseph ben Soloman". Jewish Encyclopedia. New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company.