Landau, Ezekiel ben Judah

(1713-93)
   Bohemian halakhic authority. He was born in Opatow, Poland, and served as dayyan of Brody and rabbi of Yampol. In 1754 he became rabbi of Prague and the whole of Bohemia. He attempted to mitigate the conflict between Jadob Emden and Jonathan Eibeschütz, fought against the Shabbeteains, and opposed Hasidism. He objected to Moses Mendelssohn's German translation of the Bible. His Noda bi-Yhudah contains over 800 responsa.

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  • LANDAU, ELEAZAR BEN ISRAEL — (1778–1831), rabbi, talmudic scholar, and author. Eleazar Landau, a grandson of ezekiel landau of Prague, was educated in the home of his stepfather Moses Ḥasid of Ropshitz. He took up residence in Lemberg and then in Brody, where he first… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • BERLIN, ISAIAH BEN JUDAH LOEB — (Isaiah Pick; 1725–1799), rabbi and author. Berlin was known also as Isaiah Pick after his father in law, Wolf Pick of Breslau, who supported him for many years. He was born in Eisenstadt, Hungary, but his father, an eminent talmudic scholar (who …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • JUDAH BEN JACOB HA-KOHEN — (18th century), German rabbi. Judah served as rosh yeshivah in Berlin and was later appointed dayyan in Lissa. He carried on an extensive correspondence with Ezekiel b. Judah landau and ephraim zalman margolioth . All his possessions were lost in …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Ezechiel Landau — Ezechiel ben Jehuda Landau (hebräisch: יחזקאל לנדא, auch Yechezkel und Ezekiel ben Judah Landau; * 8. Oktober 1713 in Opatów, Königreich Polen; † 29. April 1793 in Prag, Königreich Böhmen) war Dezisor der Halacha, also der jüdischen Rechtslehre,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Yechezkel Landau — Rabbi Yechezkel Landau Yechezkel ben Yehuda Landau (8 October 1713 – 29 April 1793, Hebrew: יחזקאל לנדא) was an influential authority in halakha (Jewish law). He is best known for the work Noda Biyhudah (נודע ביהודה), by which title he is also… …   Wikipedia

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  • FISCHELS, MEIR BEN EPHRAIM — (also known as Meir Fischels; 1703–1769/70), rabbi and talmudist. He was born in Bunzlau, and was a descendant of Judah Leib b. Bezalel ( the Maharal ) of Prague and a contemporary of Ezekiel Landau. His father is mentioned under the name Ephraim …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • HELLER, YOM TOV LIPMANN BEN NATHAN HA-LEVI — (1579–1654), Moravian rabbi, commentator on the Mishnah. Heller was born in Wallerstein, Bavaria. He received his education in the home of his grandfather, Moses Wallerstein, as well as, among others, from judah loew b. bezalel (the Maharal) of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • HEILPRIN, SAMUEL HELMANN BEN ISRAEL — (1675–1765), rabbi of Bohemia. Heilprin was born in Krotoszyn, and studied under abraham b. saul broda of Prague. He was rabbi of Kremsier (Kromeriz) in Moravia from 1720 to 1726 and from 1726 to 1751 of Mannheim, where he devoted himself… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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