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  • Of Fez) in the 11th century, often cited in the Jewish manner as Rif; and that by Asher ben Yehiel (d.
  • (See further under Bible.) Most of the Masorah is anonymous, including the Massekheth Soferim (of various dates from perhaps the 6th to the 9th century) and the Okhlah we-Okhlah, but when the period of anonymous literature ceases, there appear (in the 10th century) Ben Asher of Tiberias, the greatest authority on the subject, and his opponent Ben Naphthali.
  • Solomon's pupil Bahya ben Asher, of Saragossa (d.
  • Asher ben Jehiel, a pupil of Me'ir of Rothenburg, was the author of the popular Talmudic compendium, generally quoted as Rabbenu Asher, on the lines of Alfasi, besides other halakhic works.
  • (b) The tribal names Gad and Asher are suggestive of the worship of a deity of fortune (Gad) and of the male counterpart of the goddess, Asherah.

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