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Rabbeinu Tam (R. Yaakov ben Meir)

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Rabbeinu Tam (R. Yaakov ben Meir): R. Yaakov ben Meir Tam, grandson of Rashi; one of the earliest authors of the Tosafot commentary on the Talmud
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Rabbi Yaakov ben Meir Tam, known as the "Rabbenu Tam," was one of Rashi's illustrious grandsons. During the Second Crusade, on the second day of the holiday of Shavuot, the Crusaders entered his hometown of Ramerupt, and pillaged and massacred many Jews. ...
Rabbi Yaakov ben Meir of Ramerupt (1100?-1171), known as "Rabbeinu Tam", was a grandson of Rashi (Rabbi Shlomo Yitzchaki, 1040-1105), and one of the primary authors of the Tosaphot commentary on the Talmud; the Bet-Din (rabbinical court) he headed was reg...
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