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Heller, R. Yomtov Lipman

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Heller, R. Yomtov Lipman: 1579-1654; Prague and Vienna; author of Tosfot Yom Tov commentary on the Mishnah and Lechem Chamudot commentary on Mishneh Torah
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R. Yom Tov was a preeminent Torah scholar who served as rabbi in many distinguished communities in Austria and Poland. He is most famous for his Mishnah commentary, called Tosfot Yom Tov, which appears in most large editions of the Mishnah and is an indis...
The 30th of Shevat is celebrated by the descendents of Rabbi Yomtov Lipman Heller (1579-1654) as a day of thanksgiving, for his liberation and restoration after his imprisonment in Vienna in 1629. Rabbi Yomtov Lipman was one of the important rabbinical fi...
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