Eger, Akiva ben Moses

(1761-1837)
   German rabbi. He was born in Eisenstadt and served as a rabbi at Markisch-Friedland in 1791, and from 1814 at Posen, where he established a yeshivah. As one of the foremost rabbinic authorities in Europe, he opposed the Reform movement. He published glosses on the Mishnah and the Talmud, as well as numerous responsa.

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  • EGER, SIMḤAH BUNIM BEN MOSES — (1770–1829), Hungarian talmudist, younger brother of akiva eger the Younger. Eger was also known by the family names of Guens and Schlesinger. After studying under his brother Akiva and then continuing his studies in Krotoszyn, he was appointed… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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  • JOSEPH BEN MOSES PHINEHAS — (1726–1801), Polish talmudic scholar and author. Joseph was a son in law of ezekiel landau , who described him as the unrivaled scholar of his generation. He was renowned for his piety and is usually referred to as Joseph the Righteous. His… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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