WEIL, NETHANEL BEN NAPHTALI ẒEVI (1687–1769), German rabbi. In his youth Weil studied at the yeshivah of
He is known mainly for his Korban Netanel, a comprehensive commentary on *Asher b. Jehiel's commentary to Mo'ed and Nashim. This was the first Hebrew book printed and issued in Karlsruhe (1755) and has been printed in all editions of the Talmud containing the Rosh. He also wrote Netiv Ḥayyim (Fuerth, 1779), annotations to the Shulḥan Arukh, Orah Ḥayyim, and Torat Netanel, responsa and sermons (2 vols., Fuerth 1795).
Azulai, 1 (1852), 148 no. 39; 2 (1852), 131 no. 103; S.M. Chones, Toledot ha-Posekim (1910), 455.
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