Jacob David ben Israel Issar
JACOB DAVID BEN ISRAEL ISSAR
JACOB DAVID BEN ISRAEL ISSAR (1808–1863), talmudist and kabbalist. Jacob was a pupil of the ḥasidic rabbi Judah Leib of Leszno and served as a rabbi in Kozienice and later in Wyszogrod. He was the author of glosses and novellae to the Sifra, published with the text, together with a commentary from manuscripts in Jacob's possession of Samson of Sens, under the title Haggahot Maharid (1866). Many of Jacob's other novellae remained unpublished.
A. Walden, Shem ha-Gedolim he-Ḥadash, 1 (1864), 34a no. 208; S. Jewnin, Ḥahalat Olamim (1882), 44, 109.
[Samuel Abba Horodezky]