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MENAHEM BEN ẒEBI:

German rabbi; died at Posen(?) in 1724. He was the pupil of R. Heschel and of Aaron Samuel Kaidanover (author of "Birkat ha-Zebaḥ"). He wrote: "Ẓinẓenet Menaḥem" (Berlin, 1719), an elucidation of difficult passages in the Haggadah; "Leḥem Menaḥem," responsa, and explanations of various Talmudic passages; and "Ṭa'ame Menaḥem," on Rashi's commentary on the Pentateuch.

Bibliography:
  • Steinschneider, Cat. Bodl. No. 6372;
  • Azulai, Shem ha-Gedolim, ii. 125.
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