Ritba (Rabbi Yom Tov Ishbili)

Ritba's chief fame rests on his commentaries to the Talmud.

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In this respect Ritba resembles Menahem Meiri, whose works have similarly been republished to become extremely popular as guides to the intricacies of the Talmudic debates.

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