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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.

Bibliography:
  • Michael, Or ha-Ḥayyim, p. 176;
  • Zedner, Cat. Hebr. Books Brit. Mus. p. 229;
  • Levenstein, Dor Dor we-Dorshaw, p. 16.
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