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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.

Bibliography:
  • Benjacob, Oẓar ha-Sefarim, p. 562;
  • Feinstein, 'Ir Tehillah, pp. 32, 37, Warsaw, 1886;
  • Fürst, Bibl. Jud. ii. 19;
  • Steinschneider, Cat. Bodl. col. 1223.
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