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Angel, Baruch

The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia

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A Talmudic author and principal of the Talmudic colleges of Salonica and Smyrna in the first half of the seventeenth century. He was a pupil of Asher ha-Kohen ben Ardut, and became one of the foremost teachers in Turkey. The best known of his pupils is David Conforte, author of the historical work, "Ḳore ha-Dorot." Angel wrote novellæ to Joseph Caro's civil code "Ḥoshen Mishpaṭ," which were published together with Solomon Florentin's "Doresh Mishpaṭ" (Salonica, 1655); also novellæ to the treatises Baba Ḳamma, Baba Meẓi'a, Ketubot, Giṭṭin, Shebu'ot, and Ḥullin (Salonica, 1717); and responsa, containing a correspondence on religious law between him and the greatest of his contemporaries (Salonica, 1717).

  • Fürst, Bibl. Jud. p. 45;
  • Conforte, Ḳore ha-Dorot, p. 50b;
  • Azulai, Shem ha-Gedolim, s.;
  • Michael, Or ha-Ḥayyim, No. 620.
Bibliography Information
Singer, Isidore, Ph.D, Projector and Managing Editor. Entry for 'Angel, Baruch'. 1901 The Jewish Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​tje/​a/angel-baruch.html. 1901.
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