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HORWITZ, ẒEBI HIRSCH BEN PHINEHAS:

Rabbi at Frankfort-on-the-Main; died thereSept. 8, 1817. He succeeded his father in the rabbinate of Frankfort in 1805. He was the author of the following works: "Maḥaneh Lewi," halakic novellœ, Offenbach, 1801; "Laḥme Todah," supplementing and completing the preceding work, ib. 1816; novellœ on Talmudical treatises in his father's "Ketubah," ib. 1887. Carmoly claims to have seen in manuscript two other works by Horwitz; "Ḥomer ha-Ḳodesh," consisting of responsa; and a commentary on various Biblical passages, entitled "Birkat ha-Torah."

Bibliography:
  • Carmoly, in Revue Orientale, iii. 306;
  • Steinschneider, Cat. Bodl. col. 2752;
  • Zedner, Cat. Hebr. Books Brit. Mus. p. 292.
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