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The acronym for Rabbi Shlomo Yitzhaki, that is, Solomon son of Isaac. This acronym was also popularly interpreted to mean Rabban shel Yisrael, that is, “the teacher of Israel,” par excellence. 1 That same appraisal…

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Gruber, Mayer, “Rashi”, in: Encyclopaedia of Judaism. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9029_EJ_COM_0157>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004141001, 20040701

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