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M. Seligsohn,

Diplomé of the Ecole des Hautes Etudes, Paris, France; now New York City.

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ZEPHANIAH BEN MORDECAI TROKI – Karaite scholar and author; flourished during the latter part of the sixteenth century; brother of Joseph b. Mordecai Troki. He was the author of "Ḳiddush ha-Ḥodesh we-Sod ha-'Ibbur," a work on the calendar, and of responsa on...
ZERED, BROOK – One of the stations of the Israelites in the wilderness, indicated as the end of the thirty-eighth year of wandering (Num. xxi. 12; Deut. ii. 13-14). The Targum of pseudo-Jonathan renders the name by "valley where willows grow,"...
ẒEROR, RAPHAEL JEDIDIAH SOLOMON BEN JESHUA – Algerian rabbi; born at Algiers Sept. 8, 1681; died there Dec. 21, 1737. He was a descendant of a family of distinguished Talmudists, and his grandfather, Solomon Ẓeror, was, like himself, chief rabbi of Algiers. Together with...
ZUPH – 1. A Levite, and one of the ancestors of the prophet Samuel (I Sam. i. 1); in the parallel passage, I Chron. vi. 11 (A. V. 26), he is called Zophai.2. A country, perhaps so called because it was inhabited by the family of Zuph...
ZUPNIK, AARON HIRSCH – Galician Hebrew and Judæo-German writer; born at Drohobycz c. 1850. In addition to editing the "Drohobyczer Zeitung," a Judæo-German weekly begun in 1883, and the "Ẓiyyon," a periodical which was at first devoted to Hebrew...
ZURIEL, MOSES BEN SAMUEL – Mathematician of the seventeenth century; author of "Meḥaddesh Ḥodashim" (Venice, 1653), a calendar for 5414-34 (= 1654-74).Bibliography: Steinschneider, in Monatsschrift, xlix. 495.E. C. M. Sel.