Judah ben Benjamin Anav

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Rabbi Judah ben Benjamin Anav (Hebrew: יהודה בן בנימין ענו or ריבב"ן; approximately 1215-1280) was one of the Rishonim in Italy. He wrote a known commentary on the main book of Isaac Alfasi, a commentary to tractate Shekalim of the Mishna and on Sheiltot by Achai Gaon.[1] He also wrote a book about Shechita and Terefah.[1] His cousin, Zedekiah ben Abraham Anaw, was also his student and quoted him in his book many times.[2]


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