Lipschütz, Israel ben Gedaliah

   German rabbinic scholar. He was a rabbi in Wronki, Dessau and Colmer, and Danzig. His Tiferet Israel is a commentary on the Mishnah.

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  • LIPSCHUTZ, ISRAEL BEN GEDALIAH — (1782–1860), German rabbinic scholar. Lipschutz served as rabbi in the towns of Wronki (1821), Dessau and Colmar (1826–37), and Danzig (1837–60). His fame rests upon his commentary to the Mishnah, entitled Tiferet Yisrael, one of the finest of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • LIPSCHUTZ, ELIEZER BEN SOLOMON — (d. 1750), rabbi and talmudist. When he was over the age of 30, he became the rabbi of ostrowiecz (Poland). There he had many pupils, but he left for Germany where he wandered from post to post because of differences with his communities. Through …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • AḤARONIM — (Heb. אַחֲרוֹנִים; lit. the later (authorities), a term used to designate the later rabbinic authorities, in contrast to the rishonim , the earlier authorities. Although scholars differ as to the exact chronological dividing line between the two …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • LIPSCHUETZ — (Lipschutz, Lifschitz, Lifshyts, Lipszyc, Liebschuetz), widely dispersed Jewish family, which provided a large number of rabbis and scholars. The name is probably an indication of their origin and points to either Loebschuetz (Lubczyce; now… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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