RABINOVITZ, SAMUEL JACOB:
Russian rabbi and author; born in Chelm, government of Kovno, 1857. He became rabbi at Jevije in 1887, and was called in the same year to Alexoty. He contributed a number of articles to "Ha-Meliẓ," which later were published under the title "Ha-Dat weha-Le'umit" (Warsaw, 1900). He was a delegate to the Zionist Congress at Basel in 1897. In 1900 he became rabbi of Sopotkin. He published his "Oraḥ Yashar," a catechism of the Talmud, at Wilna in 1904.