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MORDECAI BEN NAPHTALI HIRSCH KREMSIR:

Polish commentator; died in Cracow 1670. He was a disciple of Shabbethai Sheftel. His most important work is a commentary to Targum Jonathan and Targum Yerushalmi—"Ḳeṭoret ha-Sammim" (Amsterdam, 1671). He wrote also "Ḳinah," an elegy on the 120,000 Polish martyrs of 1648 (Lublin, 1650), and "Ḳeṭoret ha-Mizbeaḥ," a commentary on the haggadot in Berakot (ib. 1660).

Bibliography:
  • Steinschneider, Cat. Bodl. col. 1671;
  • Fürst, Bibl. Jud. ii. 208;
  • Landshuth, 'Ammude ha-'Abodah, p. 200.
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