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ZAUSMER, JACOB BEN SAMUEL:

Polish rabbi and preacher; flourished at Zausmer in the seventeenth century. He was the author of the "Bet Ya'aḳob." (Dyhernfurth, 1696), a work containing 174 responsa. In the preface he says that he wrote also "Toledot Ya'aḳob," homilies on the Pentateuch arranged in the order of the parashiyyot.

Bibliography:
  • Fuenn, Keneset Yisrael, p. 570,
  • Fürst, Bibl. Jud. iii. 545;
  • Steinschneider, Cat. Bodl. col. 1268.
J. M. Sel.
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