Polish Halakhist and Talmudist, best known as the author of the Drisha and Prisha commentaries on the Arba'ah Turim as well as Sefer Me'irat Enayim (סמ"ע) on Shulkhan Arukh. His name also occurs as the Hebrew acronyms רפ"כ ("RaFaC") ("Rabbi Falk Cohen"), מהרו"כ ("Ma-HaRWaC") ("Morenu ha-Rav Walk Cohen"), and מהר"י כ"ץ (MaHaRY KTz Morenu ha-Rav Joshua Katz).- Joshua Falk
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One of the great Ashkenazic poskim (decisors of Jewish law) and teachers of his time.
Students in the yeshiva included Joshua Falk.
Important Halakhic code composed by Yaakov ben Asher (Cologne, 1270 – Toledo, Spain c. 1340, also referred to as Ba'al Ha-Turim).
Other commentaries are Bayit Chadash by rabbi Joel Sirkis, Darkhei Moshe by Moses Isserles, Beit Yisrael (Perishah u-Derishah) by rabbi Joshua Falk, as well as works by a number of other Acharonim.
Polish rabbi, Talmudist and Posek ("decisor of Jewish law").
(In Lemberg he was engaged in a controversy with Rabbi Joshua Falk concerning a bill of divorce.) In 1613 he became rabbi at Lublin and established a yeshiva.
Polish rabbi born in Vilnius, Lithuania about 1578 and died in Kraków on August 16, 1648.
He returned to his native country, and continued his Talmudic studies in the city of Włodzimierz (Volodymyr, Volhynia) under Rabbi Joshua Falk.
Seventh year of the seven-year agricultural cycle mandated by the Torah in the Land of Israel and is observed in Judaism.
Rabbi Joshua Falk, author of Sefer Me'irat Einayim on Choshen Mishpat, holds that Shmita nowadays is only a rabbinic obligation, and, subsequently, the biblical promise of bounty for those who observe the Shmita (Leviticus 25:20–22 ) only applies when the biblical obligation is in effect, and hence that the biblical promise of bounty is not in effect today.
Given name and surname cognate with the word falcon.
Joshua Falk (Joshua ben Alexander ha-Kohen Falk) (1555–1614), author of commentaries on the Arba'ah Turim and Shulkhan Arukh
Polish Talmudist; born at Lemberg (currently Lviv, Ukraine) in 1584; died in 1651 (June 7); son of Rabbi Israel Jehiel Rapoport of Cracow and son-in-law of R. Mordecai Schrenzel of Lemberg.
Rapoport was a pupil of R. Joshua Falk ha-Kohen.
List of Polish rabbis, who either lived in Poland or were born there.
Acharonim (אחרונים Aḥaronim; sing.
Joshua Falk (Sma; Me'irat Einayim; 1555 – 1614)
Accepted tradition or group of traditions in Judaism.
(Perisha rules that if one abandons a nusach that has been accepted universally by the wider Jewish community, his prayer is disqualified and must be repeated using the accepted nusach: Arba'ah Turim, Orach Chayim, 120 ad loc).