PALITSCHINETZKI, JOSEPH HIRSH:
Biblical scholar; born 1805; died at Berdychev Feb. 27, 1886. He was instructor in the Bible in the rabbinical seminary at Jitomir until its close, and was an assiduous student throughout his life. Palitschinetzki was the author of "Ḳera Miḳra" (Jitomir, 1874), on Biblical Hebrew and various other Biblical subjects. In this work, as well as in his articles contributed to different periodicals, he evinces a wide knowledge of the Hebrew language and literature.
- Fuenn, Keneset Yisrael, p. 491;
- Rabbinovich, Keneset Yisrael, i., col. 1121;
- Sokolow, Sefer ha-Shanah, i. 70;
- idem, in Ha-Asif, iii. 119.