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TE'OMIM, MEÏR BEN SAMEUL:

Polish Talmudist of the eighteenth century; died July, 10, 1773. Meïr was a grandson of Joseph Te'omim, and was a preacher in Lemberg. He wrote: "Nofet Ẓufim" (included in his son Joseph Te'omim's "Rab Peninim"; Frankfort-on-the-Oder, 1782); "Birkat Yosef we-Eliyahu Rabba" (Zolkiev, 1750). According to his son Joseph, he wrote a work entitled "'Emeḳ Halakah," comprising explanations of a large part of the Talmud. His decisions are cited in the works of later Talmudists.

Bibliography:
  • Walden, Shem ha-Gedolim he-Ḥadash, i. 87;
  • Buber, Anshe Shem, p. 136;
  • Benjacob, Oẓar ha-Sefarim, p. 88, No. 654; p. 542, No. 59;
  • Steinschneider, Cat. Bodl. col. 1717;
  • Zedner, Cat. Hebr. Books Brit. Mus. No. 256.
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