Jafe, Samuel

Jafe, Samuel a rabbi at Constantinople in the latter part of the 16th century, is the author of homilies on the Midrashim, on the Pentateuch, and on Esther, Lamentations, and Ruth. He afterwards published them under the title of יפה תואר. He also published homilies on the haggadoth of the Palestinian Talmud. See Furst, Bibl. Jud. 2:9 sq.; De' Rossi, Dizionario Storico (Germ. transl.), page 136. (B.P.)

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