Questions tagged [rif-rabbi-isaac-alfasi]
Major 11th century rabbi from Fez, Morocco
Who was Rabbi Matzliach of the Upper Galilee?
In this question, it is brought that three halachic responsa by the Rif, originally written in Arabic, were translated for the Ramah of Fano into Hebrew. The Ramah stated that the translation was done ...
Number of times Rosh, Rif, Rambam are quoted in Shulchan Aruch
It is known that the author of the Beis Yosef and Shulchan Aruch based his codes on the rulings of the Rosh, Rif and Rambam, and ruled according to the majority of the three. I was wondering to what ...
List of instances where Rambam argues on the Rif
It is mentioned (Yad Malachi: Klalei HaTalmud 148, 154, 301, 307, 330, 415, 550) that the Rambam seldom argued on the Rif. Is there a comprehensive list which enumerates how many times they argue - ...
Who wrote/compiled Rashi on the Rif
In Rashi on the Rif?, a number of questions are posed about this commentary, however, there is one big question still remaining: Who actually wrote or compiled this Peirush? Was it Rashi himself, ...
Rabbi Akiva Eiger symbols in the Oz Vehadar Rif?
I noticed some symbols in the Oz Vehadar Rif that look exactly like the symbols in the Gemara that direct you to the Gilyon Hashas (the "do not enter" symbols). I can't figure out what they refer to. ...
Is there any place where Shulchan Aruch rules with the Rosh against the Rif and Rambam?
I am arguing with a friend about whether the Shulchan Aruch, being Sepharadi, weighed Sepharadi poskim higher than Ashkenazi ones. The above question came up.
Rambam's relationship with the Rif: a question on the Bartenura
In the Mishna to Chullin 4:6 (s.v. וכן שניטל צומת הגידין), the Bartenura refers to the Rif as having been the Rambam's teacher: "ושיטה זו תפסו רבותי... אבל רמבם ורב אלפס רבו תפסו עיקר הפירוש אחר". In ...
Where can I find the Halakhot of the Rif in French or English?
I am looking for the halakhot of the Rif in translation, either French or English. Where can I find these? As a paper book or e-book, I don't really care.
Halachic Status Concerning Tinok Shenishba
Most authorities interpret Rambam in Hilchot Mamrim 3:1-3:3 to be saying that the law concerning minim/apikorisim do not apply to the tinok shenishba. They treat tinok shenishba as a halachic status. ...
Rashi on the Rif?
Is Rashi on the Rif the same as the one in the Gemara? If it is, why is it put there? If its not, then why did Rashi write a different pirush on the Rif, and does it have a different Derech then ...
The Rif and the Rosh on Nazir and Sotah
Where can I find the commentaries of the Rif and of the Rosh on Tractates Nazir and Sotah? They're not in my gemara (Oz v'Hadar), and I was wondering if they were appended to a different tractate?
Why is the Rif's digest of tractate Niddah hidden in tractate Shevuos?
Rabbi Isaac Alfasi's summary of tractate Niddah is hidden in masechet Shevuot. Why is it buried in maseches Shevuos?
Where can I find the Rif's commentary on tractate Niddah?
Where inside tractate Nidda can I find R' Isaac Alfasi's commentary on the tractate? I looked in hebrewbooks.org's 685-page tractate-Niddah PDF but couldn't find it.