Jacob ben Moses ha-Levi Molln (Molln, Jacob ben Moses)

(c. 1360-1427)
   German codifier. He served as a rabbi in Mainz and later in Worms. He was a leading authority on Jewish customs and liturgy. His religious practices were recorded by his disciple Zalman of St Goar in Sepher Maharil.

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