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PORGES, MOSES BEN ISRAEL NAPHTALI HIRSCH:

Rabbinical author; lived at Jerusalem at the beginning of the seventeenth century. He was the author of "Darke Ẓiyyon" (Amsterdam, 1650), written, in Judæo-German, after he had removed to Prague. The work is in four parts and is illustrated. Part 1 deals with the return to Palestine; part 2 with prayer; part 3 with teaching; and part 4 with the commemoration of the dead.

Bibliography:
  • Steinschneider, Cat. Bodl. col. 1827;
  • Fürst, Bibl. Jud. ii. 398:
  • Wolf, Bibl. Hebr. iii. 764;
  • Benjacob, Oẓar ha-Sefarim, p. 121, No. 518;
  • Luncz, Jerusalem, iii., No. 44.
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