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The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia

Halberstadt, Judah ben Benjamin

Rabbinical author of the eighteenth century. He was the author of "Minḥat Yehudah," giving explanations of all passages in Rashi on Berakot in which the word "ke-lomar" occurs. A similar work on Shabbat, 'Erubin, and Berakot appeared later (Altona, 1768). He was also the author of a discourse on "Ẓenon we-Zayit" (Ber. 36a), on the benediction to be recited on eating radishes and olives (Altona, 1765).

  • Benjacob. Oẓar ha-Sefarim, p. 733;
  • Zedner, Cat. Hebr. Books Brit. Mus. p. 341.
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Singer, Isidore, Ph.D, Projector and Managing Editor. Entry for 'Halberstadt, Judah ben Benjamin'. 1901 The Jewish Encyclopedia. 1901.

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