Horowitz, Jacob Isaac (Rabbi of Lublin)

(fl. 18th-19th cent)
   Polish Hasidic rabbi. Originally from Galicia, he moved to Lublin at the turn of the century. He was believed by the Hasidim to be possessed of the Holy Spirit and was referred to as 'Ha-Hozeh' (the seer). He published studies of the Bible, stressing the importance of the tzaddik.

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  • JACOB ISAAC HA-ḤOZEH MI-LUBLIN — (1745–1815), ḥasidic ẓaddik known by the epithet Ha Ḥozeh mi Lublin ( the Seer of Lublin ). Jacob Isaac was born in Lukow, the son of Abraham Eliezer ha Levi, the rabbi of Jozefow, a descendent of Isaiah ben abraham ha levi horowitz (Ha Shelah).… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • LUBLIN, MEIR BEN GEDALIAH — (Maharam of Lublin; 1558–1616), Polish talmudist and halakhic authority. His acronym, MaHaRaM, stands for Morenu Ha Rav Meir, Our teacher, Rabbi Meir. Meir was apparently born in Lublin. His principal teacher was his father in law, Isaac b. David …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Seher von Lublin — Jaakow Jizchak Horowitz (1745–1815; andere Schreibweisen sind polnisch: Jakub Izaak Horowicz, Ivrit: יעקב יצחק הורוביץ; Jakob Izchak Horovitz, Yaakov Yitzchak of Lublin, Jacob Isaac von Lublin oder Y. Y. Horowitz), später auch der Seher oder… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Yaakov Yitzchak of Lublin — Yaakov Yitzchak of Lublin, also Jacob Isaac of Lublin, or Y. Y. Horowitz (Polish: Jakub Izaak Horowicz, Hebrew: יעקב יצחק הורוביץ), known as The Chozeh of Lublin (החוזה מלובלין, The Seer of Lublin), or simply as the Chozeh , (1745 July 15, 1815)… …   Wikipedia

  • Jaakow Jizchak Horowitz — (* 1745 in Lublin; † 1815 ebenda; andere Schreibweisen sind polnisch: Jakub Izaak Horowicz, Ivrit: יעקב יצחק הורוביץ; Jakob Izchak Horovitz, Yaakov Yitzchak of Lublin, Jacob Isaac von Lublin oder Y. Y. Horowitz), später auch der „Seher“ oder… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ḤASIDISM — ḤASIDISM, a popular religious movement giving rise to a pattern of communal life and leadership as well as a particular social outlook which emerged in Judaism and Jewry in the second half of the 18th century. Ecstasy, mass enthusiasm, close knit …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Jakob Izchak Horovitz — Jaakow Jizchak Horowitz (1745–1815; andere Schreibweisen sind polnisch: Jakub Izaak Horowicz, Ivrit: יעקב יצחק הורוביץ; Jakob Izchak Horovitz, Yaakov Yitzchak of Lublin, Jacob Isaac von Lublin oder Y. Y. Horowitz), später auch der Seher oder… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • AUERBACH — AUERBACH, German rabbinical family. The Austrian branch of the family was also known as Wolf. MESHULLAM ZALMAN B. SHALOM (d. Vienna, 1622) belonged to the Wolf branch of the family which later became known as Auerbach Fischhof. There were also… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ḤARIF — ḤARIF, family, many of whose members were rabbis in Poland from the 16th to the 19th centuries. Some regard the family as descended from shalom shakhna b. joseph of Lublin. They included MOSES HA ZAKEN ( the elder ) BEN ISRAEL (16th–17th… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • RAPAPORT, DAVID HA-KOHEN — (second half of 17th century), rabbi and Jerusalem emissary. Rapaport s family originated in Lublin. He emigrated to Ereẓ Israel and settled in Jerusalem, where he served as a dayyan in the bet din of moses galante . A responsum to a halakhic… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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