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Melekhet Machashevet Citations

    The following are online citations from Moshe Chafetz's 1710 work Melekhet Machashevet, found via an unfiltered Google search and other occasional searches.

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    Parshat Noach
    (From Genesis)

    The Vision of Eden: Animal Welfare and Vegetarianism in Jewish Law and Mysticism

    Two citations (as R. Moshe Cheifetz Gentili) from Noah commentary.

    p.43 footnote 24: "However, R. Moshe Cheifetz Gentili (1663-1710) agrees with the author of Sefer HaBris in M'leches Machsheves, Noach (19a)."
    (footnote to "God does not merely watch over the various species in a general manner, as Maimonides, of blessed memory, and others maintain.")

    p.164 footnote 34: "R. Moshe (Cheifetz) Gentili, M'leches Machsheves, Noach s.v. vayizkor Elokim es Noach ve-es kol ha-chayah ve-es kol ha-behemah. I am grateful to R. Bezalel Naor for showing me this source."
    (footnote to "Even animals receive divine recompense for their sufferings.")

    -Rav Moshe Chafetz"


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