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The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia

Ashkenazi, Naphtali B. Joseph

Preacher at Safed in the sixteenth century; died at Venice in 1602. He wrote a work, entitled "Imre Shefer" (Words of Beauty), containing homiletic and exegetical dissertations on the Bible. The edition of this work published at Venice, 1601, includes several funeral sermons by him.

  • Steinschneider, Cat. Bodl. col. 2020;
  • Conforte, Ḳore ha-Dorot, ed. Cassel, p. 43b.
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Singer, Isidore, Ph.D, Projector and Managing Editor. Entry for 'Ashkenazi, Naphtali B. Joseph'. 1901 The Jewish Encyclopedia. 1901.

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