Kluger, Solomon ben Judah Aaron

(1785-1869)
   Austrian rabbinic scholar. He was also known as the Maggid of Brody. He initially lived in Rava, where he worked as a shopkeeper. He then became rabbi at Kolki. From there he went to Josefov, and in 1820 to Brody. An opponent of the maskilim, he wrote hundreds of responsa and numerous books.

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  • GALICIA — (Pol. Galicia; Ger. Galizien; Rus. Galitsiya), geographical political region of E. Europe, in S.E. Poland and N.W. Ukraine, extending northward from the Carpathians into the Vistula Valley to the San River. After numerous changes in the Middle… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • RESPONSA — (Heb. שְׁאֵלוֹת וּתְשׁוּבוֹת; lit. queries and replies ), a rabbinic term denoting an exchange of letters in which one party consults another on a halakhic matter. Such responsa   are already mentioned in the Talmud, which tells of an inquiry… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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