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PINCZOW, ELIJAH B. MOSES GER-SHON:

Polish physician and Talmudist of the eighteenth century. He was the author of: "Meleket Maḥashebet," part i., "Ir Ḥeshbon" (Frankfort-on-the-Main, 1765), on arithmetic and algebra; part ii., "Berure ha-Middot" (Berlin, 1765), on geometry; "Ma'aneh Eliyahu" (Zolkiev, 1758), discussions on the Talmudic treatises Beẓah and Baba Meẓi'a, together with some rabbinical decisions and responsa; "Nibḥar me-Ḥaruẓ" (1772), extracts from the book "Ha-'Iḳḳarim," reproduced in an easy style and in the form of a dialogue between teacher and pupil; "Hadrat Eliyahu" (part i., Prague, 1786), homiletics; "She'elot u-Teshubot Ge'one Batra'e" (Sudilkov, 1795), collected from the responsa of the later rabbis.

Bibliography:
  • Fuenn, Keneset Yisrael, p. 118, Warsaw, 1886;
  • Fürst, Bibl. Jud. i. 237;
  • Benjacob, Oẓar ha-Sefarim, pp. 134, 339, Wilna, 1880.
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