Shem ha-gedolim ha-shalem (Names of the Great Ones, Complete)

Simon Sofer

ca. 1870

Although he himself would not recite “for the sake of the unification,” in keeping with the ruling of the Gaon—the Noda bi-Yehudah [R. Ezekiel Landau]—he was occasionally jealous of those who say it.

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Simon Sofer, “Although He Himself ... (Hebrew Quote, Kraków, ca. 1870).” Published in: Shem ha-Gedolim ha-Shalem, ed. Hayyim Joseph David Azulai and Menahem Mendel Krengel (Podgórze (Kraków): s.n., 1904/1905), 125b.

Published in: The Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization, vol. 6.

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