See also:grandson of
See also:Rashi (q.v.), was the most famous French glossator (tosafist) on the text of the
See also:Talmud . In 1147 he was attacked and injured by a disorderly
See also:band who had attached themselves to the Crusaders . He escaped to the neighbouring
See also:Troyes, where about 116o was held the first of the Jewish Synods, for which the Rhinelands became celebrated . At this
See also:meeting it was laid down that disputes between
See also:Jew and Jew were not to be carried to a Christian
See also:court, but were to be settled by fraternal arbitration . New conditions of
See also:life had arisen owing to the closer terms on which Jews and Christians lived, and Jacob
See also:Tam was foremost in settling the terms which were to govern the relations, from the Jewish side . Many others of his
See also:practical ordinances (Takkanoth), connected with
See also:marriage and
See also:trade and proselytism, as well as with synagogue ritual, had abiding influence, and bear invariably the
See also:stamp of enlightened independence within the limits of recognized authoritative tradition and
See also:law . Of his legal
See also:work the most important was collected in his Sefer ha-yashar . He was also a poet and grammarian . See
See also:Gross, Gallia Judaica (
See also:index) ; M . Schloessinger in Jewish Encyclopedia, vii . 36-39 . (I .
TALUS (Lat. for the " ankle-bone ")
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