David ben Samuel ha-Levi

(1586-1667)
   Polish rabbi and halakhic authority. He was born in the Ukraine. He established his own bet midrash in Krakow, and later served as a rabbi in Posen and Ostrog, where he maintained a yeshivah. During the Chmielnicki pogroms (1648-9), he escaped to a fortress in Ulick. In 1654 he was appointed rabbi of Lwow. His Ture Zahav (Taz) is a commentary on the Shulhan Arukh.

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