Baneth, Ezekiel

(1773-1854)
   Hungarian rabbi. He was born in Alt-Ofen. He served as rabbi of Paks, Belassagyarmat and Nyitra, and his yeshivah was attended by students from all over the country. He was a halakhic authority and an eloquent preacher.

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