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Austrian authoress of the sixteenth century; flourished at Prague, where she died, apparently in 1550. She wrote two works: (1) "Meneḳet Ribḳah" (Prague, 1609; Cracow, 1618), divided into seven "gates," treating of a housewife's duties, and containing various Talmudic and Midrashic anecdotes; (2) "Simḥat Torah Lied" (Prague, n.d.), a poem for the Simḥat Torah festival.

  • Hock-Kaufmann, Die Familien Prags, p. 153a;
  • Zunz, Z. G. p. 285;
  • Benjacob, Oẓar ha-Sefarim, p. 325;
  • Steinschneider, Cat. Bodl. cols. 562, 573, 2134-2135;
  • Nepi-Ghirondi, Toledot Gedole Yisrael, p. 310;
  • De Rossi, Dizionario, p. 313.
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