Eliezer ben Nathan

Halakist and liturgical poet.

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Asher ben Jehiel

Eminent rabbi and Talmudist best known for his abstract of Talmudic law.

Rabbi instructing children in 2004

His family was prominent for learning and piety, his father Yechiel was a Talmudist, and one of his ancestors was Rabbi Eliezer ben Nathan (the RaABaN).


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Abraham Ibn Ezra (center)
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Statues of Moses Maimonides in Córdoba

Eliezer ben Nathan, 12th century poet and pietist

Rhineland massacres

The Rhineland massacres, also known as the German Crusade of 1096 or Gzerot Tatnó (גזרות תתנ"ו, "Edicts of 4856"), were a series of mass murders of Jews perpetrated by mobs of French and German Christians of the People's Crusade in the year 1096, or 4856 according to the Hebrew calendar. These massacres are often seen as the first in a sequence of antisemitic events in Europe which culminated in the Holocaust.

Massacre of the Jews of Metz during the First Crusade, by Auguste Migette
El Malé Rahamim – God of Mercy prayer for the murdered communities, in prayer book from the city of Altona
Sixteenth-century bronze statue of Godfrey of Bouillon from the group of heroes surrounding the memorial to Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor in the Hofkirche, Innsbruck
Peter the Hermit preaching the First Crusade, as cited in the 1851 "Illustrated London Reading Book"
Statue of Coloman, Heroes' Square, Budapest, Hungary
The Army of Priest Volkmar and Count Emicio Attacks Mersbourg (Wieselburg, Moson). In the battle, the Crusaders are panic-stricken when several ladders collapse under their weight.
Siege and Capture of Jerusalem, 1099

Eliezer ben Nathan, a Jewish chronicler at the times, paraphrased Habakkuk 1:6 and wrote of

List of rabbis

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Eliezer ben Nathan, (1090–1170) 12th-century poet and pietist

Ma'oz Tzur

Jewish liturgical poem or piyyut.

Independently of Frankel, a siddur of Rabbi Eliezer ben Nathan (1090-1170) was found, which included the controversial sixth stanza.

Mordechai ben Hillel

13th-century German rabbi and posek.

He belonged to one of the most prominent families of scholars in Germany: his grandfather Hillel, on his mother's side, was a grandson of Eliezer ben Joel ha-Levi, who was in turn a grandson of Eliezer ben Nathan.

Tobiah ben Eliezer

Talmudist and poet of the 11th century, author of Lekach Tov or Pesikta Zutarta, a midrashic commentary on the Pentateuch and the Five Megillot.

The first page of the Babylonian Talmud, Tractate Berachot, folio 2a. The center column contains the Talmud text, beginning with a section of Mishnah. The Gemara begins 14 lines down with the abbreviation גמ (gimmel-mem) in larger type. Mishnah and Gemara sections alternate throughout the Talmud. The blocks of text on either side are the Rashi and Tosafot commentaries, printed in Rashi script. Other notes and cross references are in the margins.

Tobiah is in turn quoted by those of Rashi's pupils who redacted the Liḳḳuṭe ha-Pardes, and by the following: Menahem ben Solomon in his "Sekhel Ṭov"; Jacob Tam in his Sefer haYashar; RaSHBaM in his commentary on the Pentateuch; Ibn Ezra (see above); Tobiah ben Moses the Karaite in his Yehi Me'orot; Isaac ben Abba Mari in his Sefer haIṭṭur; Isaac ben Moses in his Or Zarua; Zedekiah ben Abraham (see above); Judah ben Eliezer in his Minḥat Yehudah; Eliezer ben Nathan in his piyyut Lel Shimmurim; and numerous later Biblical commentators, halakhists, and Talmudists.

History of the Jews and the Crusades

The history of the Jews and the crusades became a part of the history of antisemitism for the Jews in the Middle Ages.

Martyrdom of the Seven Maccabees (1863) by Antonio Ciseri, depicting the woman in the Books of the Maccabees whose seven children were killed by the Seleucids

Among the better known Jewish narratives are the chronicles of Solomon Bar Simson and Rabbi Eliezer bar Nathan, The Narrative of the Old Persecutions by Mainz Anonymous, and Sefer Zekhirah, or The Book of Remembrance, by Rabbi Ephraim of Bonn.

Eliezer ben Joel HaLevi

Rabbinic scholar in Germany.

His maternal grandfather was Eliezer ben Nathan (Ra'avan).

History of responsa in Judaism

See related articles: Rabbinic literature; Halakha: the codes of Jewish law.

Collected Responsa of Akiva Eger, Bar-Ilan University Library

The chief representatives of the French school of the twelfth century were Jacob Tam, Abraham ben David of Posquières, and Eliezer ben Nathan of Mayence.