JACOB BEN JOEL:
Russian rabbi in Brest-Litovsk in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. He wrote: "She'erit Ya'aḳob," containing ḥiddushim on the Pentateuch, on the Five Megillot, and on some Talmudic haggadot (Altona, 1727). See Brest-Litovsk.
- Benjacob, Oẓar ha-Sefarim, p. 562;
- Feinstein, 'Ir Tehillah, pp. 32, 37, Warsaw, 1886;
- Fürst, Bibl. Jud. ii. 19;
- Steinschneider, Cat. Bodl. col. 1223.