Rozin, Joseph (Rogochover Gaon)

   Latvian talmudist. He was born in Rogochover, and became rabbi of the Hasidic community of Dvinsk in 1889. During World War I he fled to St Petersburg, where he was the rabbi of a Hasidic community for ten years. He subsequently returned to Dvinsk. He wrote responsa and a commentary on Maimonides' Mishneh Torah. His collected works appeared under the title Tzaphenat Paaneah

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