Brody, Nathan Ashkenazi of
(Bef 1718-1798)
Ashkenazi, Breindel
Getzel, Rabbi Eliakim
Lorbeerbaum, Jacob Moses
Getzel, ?
Lissa, Rabbi Jakób Lorberbaum from


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1. Lorberbaum, Sheindel

Lissa, Rabbi Jakób Lorberbaum from

  • Born: 1760, Lissa, Prussia
  • Marriage (1): Lorberbaum, Sheindel
  • Died: May 25, 1832, Stryi, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine at age 72

  General Notes:

He was from the town of Lissa (Prussia) wher ehe was Av Beis Din. Hi s first wife was the daughter of Rabbi Naftali Herz of Stanislaw. Hi s second wife was a daughter of Rabbi Benjamin Wolf Shapiro and the th ired was the daughter of his first cousin, Sheindel (married Rabbi JOs eph Teomim). In his youth, Rabbi Jacob was a pupil of Rabbi Meshulla m Egra and later engaged in business wich, upon failing,, he became A v Beis Di of Monastyriska where he also founded a yeshiva. He becam e the Av Beis Din of Kalisz and later of Lissa. Here he taught Rabb i Akiva Eger the YOunger who lived there from 1770-1791. He later ret urned to Kalisz where he lived for ten years. He died at Stryj May 25 , 1832. His most important works were Chavat Da'at (Lvov, 1799); Meko r Chayim (Zolkiew, 1807); Netivot HaMishpat (Dyhernfurth, Lvov, and Zo lkiew, 1809); Torat Gittin (Frankfurt-on-Oder, 1813); Beit Yaakov (Gru bescow, 1823); and Kehillat Yaakov (Lvov, 1831). He also wrote commen taries on Ecclesiastes, Lamentations, and the Song of Songs, a compend ium of laws Derech HaChayim (Zolkiew, 1828) and a commentary on the Pa ssover Haggadah and ritual.

  Noted events in his life were:

• Hebrew name: Yaakov.

Rabbi married Sheindel Lorberbaum.

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