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The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia

Faitusi, Jacob b. Abraham

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Talmudist lived in Tunis, and later in Jerusalem died at Algiers July, 1812. He traveled in the interest of the Jerusalem community. He wrote: "Berit Ya' aḳ ob," containing sermons, a commentary on Bezalel's "Shiṭ ṭ ah Meḳ ubbeẓ et" on Soṭ ah, and notes of the Geonim on Nedarim and Nazir, with elucidations by Abraham b. Musa (Leghorn, 1800) "Mizbaḥ Kapparah," containing commentaries (his own and others) on various Talmudic treatises, and several sermons on charity (ib. 1810 2d ed., Lemberg, 1861) "Yerek Ya' aḳ ob," containing cabalistic notes on the Pentateuch and several treatises of the Talmud, as well as responsa, edited by David Ḥ ayyim Faitusi, son of the author.

Bibliography : Cazè s, Notes Bibliographiques , pp. 174 et seq. Zedner, Cat. Hebr. Books Brit. Mus. p. 274. S. S. M. K.

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Singer, Isidore, Ph.D, Projector and Managing Editor. Entry for 'Faitusi, Jacob b. Abraham'. 1901 The Jewish Encyclopedia. 1901.

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