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Rabbi of Ostropol, Russia, in the eighteenth century. He was the author of "Elef Omer," a collection of sayings beginning with "aleph," and based on the "Beḥinat 'Olam" of Jedaiah Bedersi (Grodno, 1795), and "Shirah le-Ḥayyim," "azharot" of the 613 commandments, each verse beginning with a word in the second song of Moses (Deut. xxxii. 1-43), published together with an index tothe Biblical passages and a commentary entitled "Yakin u-Bo'az" (Warsaw, 1814; 2d ed., Vienna, 1847).

  • Steinschneider, Cat. Bodl. col. 832;
  • Fürst, Bibl. Jud. i. 159;
  • Zedner, Cat. Hebr. Books Brit. Mus. p. 181;
  • Benjacob, Oẓar ha-Sefarim, pp. 37, 579.
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