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RASCHPITZ (RASCHWITZ), Ḥayyim:

Scholar of the seventeenth century; martyred, probably at Prague. He wrote the prayer "'Iyyun Tefillah," on the persecutions and the martyrdoms of Prague (2d ed., Amsterdam, 1671; 4th ed., Dessau, 1671; 5th ed., with German transl. by Ẓebi Hirsch Kaidanover, Frankfort-on-the-Main, 1709).

Bibliography:
  • Zedner, Cat. Hebr. Books Brit. Mus. p. 183;
  • Benjacob, Oẓar ha-Sefarim, p. 437;
  • Steinschneider, Cat. Bodl. cols. 832-833.
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