Kohen, Tzedek ben Joseph
- (fl. 10th cent)Babylonian gaon. He was gaon of Pumbedita from 917 to 936. He was appointed gaon by the exilarch David ben Zakkai I, but the scholars of the academy refused to recognize him and elected Mevasser Kahana instead. As a result both men served simultaneously as geonim, but after Mevasser's death in 926 Kohen Tzedek ben Joseph assumed the post alone.
Dictionary of Jewish Biography. Dan Cohn-Sherbok.
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