DAVID BEN JACOB:
Rabbi of Szerezow, government of Grodno, Russia; one of the most influential rabbis of Lithuania at the end of the eighteenth century. He wrote "Ḥomot Yerushalayim" (The Walls of Jerusalem; Frankfort-on-the-Oder, 1807), containing a commentary to a portion of the Shulḥan 'Aruk; i.e., to the Oraḥ Ḥayyim from its beginning to the laws concerning tefillin.
- Zedner, Cat. Hebr. Books Brit. Mus. p. 178;
- Fuenn, Keneset Yisrael, p. 258;
- Benjacob, Oẓar ha-Sefarim, p. 171, No. 163.