ELIJAH B. JUDAH LÖOB OF WISCHNITZ:
Polish rabbi and author; died in 1715. At an early age he left Poland and went to Fulda, Germany, where he became rabbi. He wrote: a commentary on Sheḳalim (Yer.), with quotations of parallel passages, Frankfort-on-the-Main, 1710; a commentary on Berakot (Yer.) and part of Zera'im, with notes, published with the second edition of Sheḳalim, Amsterdam, 1710; a commentary on Baba Ḳamma and Baba Meẓi'a (Yer.), Offenbach, 1729. This last work, with a commentary on Baba Batra (Yer.), was republished at Frankfort-on-the-Main in 1742.
- Michael, Or ha-Ḥayyim, p. 176;
- Zedner, Cat. Hebr. Books Brit. Mus. p. 229;
- Levenstein, Dor Dor we-Dorshaw, p. 16.