Kaidanover, Aaron Samuel

(Aaron Samuel ben Israel Kaidanover; Maharshak)
(1614-76)
   Polish talmudist. He was active as a religious leader in Polish and German Jewish communities. His publi-cations include talmudic novellae, sermons and responsa.

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  • Kaidanover, Tzevi Hirsch — (d. 1712)    Lithuanian writer son of Aaron Samuel Kaidanover. He was imprisoned for four years in Vilna on a false charge. After his release he published his father s writngs in Frankfurt am Main. He was himself the author of an ethical treatise …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • KOIDONOVER (Kaidanover), ẒEVI HIRSCH — (d. 1712), rabbi and ethical writer (his name derived from Koidanovo, a town near Minsk). Koidonover was born in Vilna and spent his childhood in Kurow near Lublin until 1658 when his father s house was pillaged and his two sisters killed. The… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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