Samuel Loew

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.

Talmudist and Halakhist, best known for his work Machazit HaShekel.

- Samuel Loew

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Most widely consulted of the various legal codes in Judaism.

Machatzit HaShekel ("Half a Shekel") by Rabbi Samuel Neta HaLevi.

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Surname of German and Yiddish origin.

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Samuel Löw (1720–1806), a Czech Talmudist


Acharonim (אחרונים Aḥaronim; sing.

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Samuel Loew (c. 1720–1806; Machatzis HaShekel)