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Shaagas Aryeh: The famed Gaon, Rabbi Aryeh Leib son of Asher, better known as the Shaagas Aryeh, after his outstanding Talmudic work by that title (meaning The Roar of a Lion), was head of the Yeshiva in Minsk (Russia), and later served as rabbi in Metz until his passing in 1785.
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(1695-1785)
The famed Gaon Rabbi Arye Leib, son of Asher, better known as the Shaagas Aryeh, after his outstanding Talmudic work by that title, meaning The Roar of a Lion, was head of the Yeshiva in Minsk (Russia), and later served as Rabbi in Pinsk and Volozhin. Jus...
1785
R. Aryeh Leib was an outstanding scholar known for his diligence in study and penetrating analysis. He served as rabbi of Metz and authored Shaagas Aryeh, a collection of analytical discourses on the laws of Orach Chaim (daily life and the festivals). Thi...
The men of the chevra kadisha were not inclined to believe him, and did not plan to honor his request.
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