BECK, JACOB BEN ENOCH:
Dayyan and shoḥet at Leipnik, Moravia, at the end of the eighteenth century and the beginning of the nineteenth He was the author of "Zibḥe Shelamim" (Sacrifices of Peace-Offerings), containing the laws concerning the slaughtering of animals and the examination of the lungs. The work is arranged in questions and answers. It was published by the author himself at Brunn in 1795, and was so much appreciated for the convenience of its method that it was reprinted several times.
- Sulamith, ix. 42;
- Benjacob, Oẓar ha-Sefarim, p. 152.