Italian scholar of the nineteenth century; popular preacher and teacher at Modena. He wrote a number of didactic, religious, and casuistic works in Hebrew and Italian, in addition to this work. They include: (1) "Zeker David," on customs of circumcision, two parts (Leghorn, n.d.); (2) responsa to the four Turim; (3) commentary to the prayer-book and the Mahzor according to the Italian ritual; (4) "Shelal David," notes to the Pentateuch; and 300 sermons. Only the first three of these works have been printed.
על העבודה. על ה'ת'ו'רה' ו'ע'ל ה'ע'ב'ו'ד'ה' העולם עומד [תקפ"ד].