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DAVID BEN JACOB:

Rabbi of Szerezow, government of Grodno, Russia; one of the most influential rabbis of Lithuania at the end of the eighteenth century. He wrote "Ḥomot Yerushalayim" (The Walls of Jerusalem; Frankfort-on-the-Oder, 1807), containing a commentary to a portion of the Shulḥan 'Aruk; i.e., to the Oraḥ Ḥayyim from its beginning to the laws concerning tefillin.

Bibliography:
  • Zedner, Cat. Hebr. Books Brit. Mus. p. 178;
  • Fuenn, Keneset Yisrael, p. 258;
  • Benjacob, Oẓar ha-Sefarim, p. 171, No. 163.
L. G.M. Sel.
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