Baal HaIttur

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  1. Unfortunately, Sefer HaIttur is full of mistakes.[1]
  2. The Ittur always quotes the Rif.[2] He even wrote a sefer "Me'ah She'arim" on the Rif.[3]
  3. The Agur recommends following the Ri Baal HaTosafot over the Ittur.[4]
  4. The Ittur is also known as Sefer HaDibberot and Ittur Sofrim.[5]

References to other Rishonim

  1. "HaRav HaTzarfati" in the Ittur is a reference to Rashi.[6]
  2. "HaRav HaBavli" is the Rambam, and "HaRav Krovno" is the Raavad.[7]
  3. "HaMechaber" in the Ittur is R' Yehudah Ben Barzilai Albarceloni, who was a great Rav and author of Sefarim.[8]
  4. "Rabbeinu Yaakov" is a reference to Rabbeinu Tam.[9]


  1. Yad Malachi (Klalei Shear Mechabrim 20)
  2. Yad Malachi (Klalei HaRif 28)
  3. Shem HaGedolim (Sefarim, Mem 2)
  4. Shem HaGedolim (Gedolim, Yud 368)
  5. Shem HaGedolim (Sefarim, Ayin 32, 99) See Menachem Tzion ad loc fn. 16
  6. Yad Malachi (Klalei Shear Mechabrim 21)
  7. Hagahot of Rav Yerucham Fishel Perlow to Yad Malachi (Klalei Shear Mechabrim 21)
  8. Yad Malachi (Klalei Shear Mechabrim 21). See Shem HaGedolim (Gedolim Yud 271) and Yeshurun vol. 16 page 82
  9. Yad Malachi (Klalei Shear Mechabrim 26)