Samuel ben Solomon of Falaise

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Samuel ben Solomon of Falaise was a French rabbi, a tosafist of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. His French name was Sir Morel, by which he is often designated in rabbinical literature.

He was a pupil of Judah Sir Leon of Paris and of Isaac ben Abraham of Sens. In 1240 he took part in the renowned controversy instigated by the baptized Jew Nicholas Donin.

Samuel was the author of the following works:


  • Jacobs, Jews of Angevin England, pp. 53, 146, 421. OCLC 3030431

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSinger, Isidore; et al., eds. (1901–1906). "Samuel ben Solomon of Falaise". The Jewish Encyclopedia. New York: Funk & Wagnalls. Its bibliography:

  • Loeb, in R. E. J. i. 248;
  • Gross, Gallia Judaica, pp. 478-479:
  • Berliner's Magazin, iv. 179-194;
  • Heinrich Grätz, Gesch. vii. 130;
  • Leopold Zunz, Z. G. p. 37;