Horowitz, Isaiah ben Jacob Ha-Levi
HOROWITZ, ISAIAH BEN JACOB HA-LEVI
HOROWITZ, ISAIAH BEN JACOB HA-LEVI (1633–1695 or 1698), Polish rabbi and author, grandson of the author of the Shelah, Isaiah *Horowitz. Born in Cracow, Horowitz obtained his early education there and then proceeded to the yeshivah of Brest-Litovsk and subsequently to Vilna. In 1655, as a result of the *Chmielnicki massacres and persecutions, he went to Italy and lived in Ferrara, Mantua, and Verona. At the end of the introduction to his Beit ha-Levi (Venice, 1666) he praises these three communities who supported him and enabled him to publish it. Beit ha-Levi comprises 18 cases of the principles of migo (see *Pleas) and novellae on the Ḥoshen Mishpat, parts 69–149. The great talmudists of his era greatly prized the book. He returned to Poland where he died.
Ḥ. D. Friedberg, Toledot Mishpaḥat Horowitz (19282), 29; Z.(H.) Horowitz, Toledot Mishpaḥat Horowitz (1936), 32.
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