Russian scholar and author; born at Lida (where his father, R. Isaac Jacob Reines, was rabbi) in 1870; died there March 7, 1891. Moses Reines was the author of: "Ruaḥ ha-Zeman," material for the history of Jewish culture in Russia (published in "Oẓar ha-Sifrut," vol. ii.); "Neẓaḥ Yisrael," on the persistence of the Jewish people, the colonization of Palestine, etc. (Cracow, 1890); "Aksanyut shel Torah," material for a history of the yeshibot in Russia (ib. 1890); "Dor wa-Ḥakamaw," part i., twelve biographies of modern Jewish scholars (ib. 1890).

  • Ha-Asif, vi. 143;
  • Zeitlin, Bibl. Post-Mendels. p. 304.
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