Asher ben Jehiel
Eminent rabbi and Talmudist best known for his abstract of Talmudic law.- Asher ben Jehiel
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Jacob ben Asher (c.
He was the third son of the Rabbi Asher ben Jehiel (known as the "Rosh"), a Rabbi of the Holy Roman Empire who moved to Castile, due to increasing persecution of Jews in his native Germany.
Important Halakhic code composed by Yaakov ben Asher (Cologne, 1270 – Toledo, Spain c. 1340, also referred to as Ba'al Ha-Turim).
(In most instances of debate, Rabbi Jacob follows the opinion of his father, Rabbi Asher ben Jehiel, the Rosh.) The Arba'ah Turim also differs from the Mishneh Torah, in that, unlike Maimonides' work, it deals only with areas of Jewish law that are applicable in the Jewish exile.
The Tosafot, Tosafos or Tosfot (תוספות) are medieval commentaries on the Talmud.
If the tosafot of Asher b. Jehiel (RoSH) (d.
Most widely consulted of the various legal codes in Judaism.
Hence Karo adopted the Halakhot of Rabbi Isaac Alfasi (the Rif), Maimonides (the Rambam), and Asher ben Jehiel (the Rosh) as his standards, accepting as authoritative the opinion of two of the three, except in cases where most of the ancient authorities were against them or in cases where there was already an accepted custom contrary to his ruling.
Halakist and liturgical poet.
One of his great-grandsons was Asher b. Jehiel (ROSH), father of R. Jacob, author of the Ṭurim.
Meir of Rothenburg
Tradition has it that a large ransom of 23,000 marks silver was raised for him by Asher ben Jehiel, but Rabbi Meir refused it for fear of encouraging the imprisonment of other rabbis.
Central text of Rabbinic Judaism and the primary source of Jewish religious law (halakha) and Jewish theology.
A third such work was that of rabbi Asher ben Yechiel (d.
First major written collection of the Jewish oral traditions which is known as the Oral Torah.
Asher ben Jehiel (Rosh)'s commentary on some tractates
Collective body of Jewish religious laws which is derived from the written and Oral Torah.
The work of the Rosh, rabbi Asher ben Jehiel (1250?/1259?–1328), an abstract of the Talmud, concisely stating the final halakhic decision and quoting later authorities, notably Alfasi, Maimonides, and the Tosafists. This work superseded rabbi Alfasi's and has been printed with almost every subsequent edition of the Talmud.
Judah ben Asher (30 June 1270 – 4 July 1349) was a German Talmudist and later rabbi of Toledo, Spain, son of Rabbenu Asher and brother of Jacob ben Asher ("Ba'al haTurim").