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    History

    of

    Post-Talmudic

    Rabbinic

    Literature

    David Derovan

    Jerusalem

  • History of Post-Talmudic Rabbinic Literature

    Contents

    3 History Of Rabbinic Literature A Chart

    33 Index Names

    37 Index Book Titles Copyright 2002 David Jay Derovan All Rights Reserved The contents of this booklet can be freely shared for educational purposes

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    History of Post-Talmudic Rabbinic Literature

    Introductory Notes: The following abbreviations are used: b. = date of Birth; d. = date of death. Not every work by each of the personalities mentions is listed. Not all those who contributed to the development of Post-Talmudic Rabbinic literature are mentioned, for such a listing would include thousands of names. Those who are listed here were the most influential people, whose work has had a lasting effect on our understanding of Classical Jewish texts, Jewish law and thought.

    DATE

    PERSONALITIES

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    BIBLICAL & TALMUDIC COMMENTARY

    PHILOSOPHY, ETHICS & MYSTICISM, etc.

    640 - 1090 The Ge'onim - The Ge'onim were the leaders of the Babylonian Jewish communities and the heads of the Yeshivot in Sura and Pumpedita. Among the Ge'onim were:

    1 R. Achai Ga'on She'iltot - Responsa and halachic inquiries arranged according to the order of the Torah, accompanied by ethical teachings.

    2 R. Yehudai Ga'on Halachot Pesukot - A summary of applicable Halacha arranged according to the order of the Talmud.

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    3 c. 825 R. Shimon Kira Hilchot Gedolot - A halachic code,

    including post-Talmudic information.

    4 R. Amram Ga'on Siddur Rav Amram Ga'on - The earliest complete prayer book.

    5 882 - 942 R. Sa'adi'ya Ga'on Halachic Responsa Bible translations and commentary written in Arabic

    Sefer Emunot VeDay'ot The Book of Beliefs) and Opinions) - the first comprehensive, organized book of Jewish philosophy; Sefer Ha'Igron - a book on Hebrew grammar.

    6 998 d. R. Shrira Ga'on Iggeret Rav Shrira - A letter detailing the development of Halacha.

    7 1013 d. R. Shmu'el ben Chafni Mavo LaTalmud - An introduction to Talmudic literature and study.

    8 939 - 1038 R. Hai Ga'on R. Hai wrote halachic Responsa and a halachic work titled Sefer HaMekach U'Memkar.

    9 1055 ? d.

    North African Halachists Rabbenu Chananel ben Chushi'el

    Commentary on the Talmud

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    10 1062 d. Rabbenu Nisim ( ;Commentary on the Talmud Chibur Yafeh MayHaYeshu'a ( Sefer HaMaftay'ach.

    11 The Rishonim - Rishonim (singular is Rishon) means those who were first.

    12 956 - 1028 Rabbenu Gershom Me'or HaGola

    Responsa which included a number of important Rabbinic decrees (e.g. monogamous marriage; the prohibition to read another person's mail)

    14 1013 - 1103 R. Yitzchak Alfasi (Rif - " ) Talmud Katan - A summary of the relevant1 Halacha arranged in the order of the Talmud. The most important halachic code until the appearance of Maimonides' code. Sefer Hilchot Ketanot - A compendium of non-relevant Halacha.

    15 c. 1050 d. R. Shmu'el HaNagid Mavo LaTalmud - An introduction to Talmudic literature and study.

    16 1020 - 1057 R. Shlomo ibn Gabirol Tikkun HaMidot HaNefesh; Mekor Chayim - Major philosophical treatise dealing primarily with the

    1 "Relevant Halacha" refers to laws that are applicable in post-Temple times. "Non-relevant Halacha" refers to the Halachot applicable in Temple times, i.e. the laws of

    sacrifices, the Temple service, kings and ritual purity (Tum'a VeTahara).

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    issue of Gods creation of the world; religious and secular Hebrew poetry.

    17 d. 1106 R. Natan ben Yechiel of Rome HaAruch The first comprehensive Talmudic dictionary.

    18 1040 - 1105 R. Shlomo Yitzchaki (Rashi - " )

    Comprehensive commentaries on the entire Bible and Talmud Bavli.

    19 d. 1161 R. Bachya ben Yosef Ibn Pakuda

    Chovot HaLevavot - A profound presentation of Torah how a Jew is to relate to God.

    20 d. 1174 R. Shmu'el ben Me'ir (Rashbam " - )

    Commentaries on the Torah and Talmud Bavli.

    21 c. 1080 - 1141

    R. Yehuda HaLevi Sefer HaKuzari - A complete presentation of Torah philosophy.

    22 1164 d. R. Avraham ibn Ezra ( ) Commentary on the Bible

    23 d. 1171 Rabbenu Ya'akov Tam (Rabbenu Tam - )

    One of the most important members of the Tosafot, the second most important commentary on the Talmud Bavli after Rashi. The commentary focuses on major issues and presents the views

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    of a variety of scholars, as opposed to the opinions of one person.

    24 1120 - 1198 R. Avraham ben David (Ra'avad - " )

    Commentary on the Talmud Katan of the Rif and on the Mishnah Torah by Maimonides.

    25 1135 - 1204 R. Moshe ben Maimon (Maimonides or Rambam -

    " )

    Mishnah Torah - A comprehensive, all-encompassing halachic code arranged topically in 14 volumes. Halachic Responsa.

    Commentary on the Mishnah (written in Arabic).

    Moreh Nevuchim (Guide for the Perplexed) - A masterpiece of Jewish philosophy. Rambam also wrote philosophic and numerous works on medicine.

    26 1217 d. R. Yehuda HaChasid Sefer HaChasidim - Ethics and philosophy. Member

    of Chasiday Ashkenaz, a mystic group.

    27 1235 d. R. Yitzchak Sagi Nahor Kabbalah

    28 c. 1235 d. R. David Kimchi (Radak - " ) Commentary on the Bible.

    29 1238 d. R. Eliezer ben Yehuda of Worms (Germiza) (HaRokayach ( -

    Sefer HaRokayach - A halachic compendium reflecting the customs of Chasiday Ashkenaz.

    Commentary on the Bible. A member of Chasiday Ashkenaz, a mystic group, the Rokayach wrote a commentary to the Siddur and works about mysticism.

    30 c. 1200s R. Yitzchak ben Moshe of Vienna

    Or Zarua - Halachic essays.

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    31 c. 1200s R. Shmuel ben Yitzchak HaSardi

    Sefer HaTerumot - Halachic essays.

    32 1194 - 1270 R. Moshe ben Nachman (Ramban - " )

    Commentary on Talmud Katan of the Rif, to answer the challenges of the Ra'avad. Torat HaAdam - The laws of mourning and their philosophical underpinnings.

    Commentary on Bible and Talmud Bavli.

    Ramban wrote a variety of short philosophical works.

    33 b. 1263 R. Yonah Gerondi Shaaray Teshuvah - A complete presentation of the ethics and theology of repentance.

    34 1200's R. Tzidki'ya ben Avraham HaRofay

    Shibolay HaLeket - Halachic compendium.

    35 c.1286 R. Moshe de Leon R. Moshe de Leon published the Zohar, the masterpiece of Kabbalah.

    36 1240 b. R. Moshe d'Coucy Sefer Mitzvot Gadol " - Semag) ) - A list of the 613 Mitzvot and a detailed exposition of the relevant halachic material.

    37 c. 1291 d. R. Avraham Abulafi'a Master of ecstatic Kabbalah.

    38 1293 d. R. Me'ir of Rotenberg (Maharam - " )

    Halachic Responsa. Commentary on the Talmud Bavli.

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    39 d. 1300 R. Menachem Ricanati Sefer Ricanati A mystical commentary on the Chumash.

    40 1235 - 1310 R. Shlomo ben Avraham Aderet (Rashba - " )

    Torat HaBa'yit - Summary of the laws of Kashrut; Halachic Responsa.

    Commentary on the Talmud Bavli.

    41 1200's - early 1300's

    R. Meir HaCohen Hagahot Maimoniyot Commentary on the - Rambams Mishnah Torah.

    42 1240 b. R. Mordechai ben Hillel HaCohen (Mordechai - )

    Sefer HaMordechai - Halachic commentary on the Talmud Bavli

    43 1249 - 1315 R. Menachem ben Shlomo HaMe'iri (HaMeiri - )

    Two Commentaries on the Talmud Bavli: The Bayt HaBechirah and Chiddushay HaMe'iri

    44 d. 1330 R. Yom Tov ben Avraham ibn Ashvili (Ritba - " )

    Commentary on the Talmud Bavli.

    45 1250 1327 R. Asher ben Yechiel (Rosh " )

    Halachic summary and commentary on the Talmud Bavli considered to be the third great Halachic code after those of the Rif and the Rambam

    46 d. 1340 R. Bachai ben Asher (Rabbenu Bachai )

    Commentary on the Chumash Kad HaKemach A mini-encyclopedia of Jewish

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    ethics. Shulchan Shel Arba Laws and philosophy of eating.

    47 d. 1340 R. David ben Yosef Abudraham

    Sefer Abudraham Comprehensive commentary on the Siddur.

    48 1300s R. Shem Tov ibn Gaon Migdal Oz Commentary on the Rambams Mishnah Torah.

    49 1300s R. Vidal of Tolosa Maggid Mishnah Commentary on the Rambams Mishnah Torah.

    50 1270 - 1343 R. Ya'akov ben HaRosh (Ba'al HaTurim)

    Arba'a Turim (nicknamed Tur ) - A code of relevant Halacha arranged topically: Orach Cha'yim ,deals with prayer - blessings, Shabbat and holidays; Even HaEzer - all the laws of marriage, divorce and related family matters; Yoreh Day'ah - Kashrut, Nidah, honoring parents & teachers, mourning, idol worship &

    assorted other matters; Choshen Mishpat - civil and criminal law.

    Commentary of the Chumash.

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    51 1344 d. R. Levi ben Gershom (Ralbag - " )

    Commentary on Bible. Sefer Milchamot HaShem - Jewish philosophy.

    52 1340 - 1375 R. Nisim ben Re'uven Gerondi (Ran - " )

    Commentary on the Rif and on Talmud Bavli.

    Derashot HaRan " -

    53 1408 d. R. Yitzchak ben Sheshet (Rivash " - )

    Halachic Responsa.

    54 d. c. 1400 R. Yosef ben Chavivah (Nemukay Yosef )

    Nemukay Yosef Commentary on the Talmud and Rif.

    55 1340 - 1410 R. Chasdai Crescas Or HaShem ' - Presentation of Jewish philosophy.

    56 1400s R. Yaakov HaLevi Molin (HaMaharil - " )

    Sheaylot UTeshuvot HaMaharil - Responsa.

    57 c. 1425 R. Yosef Albo Sefer Ha'Ikkarim - Classic presentation of Jewish philosophy.

    58 d. 1460 R. Yisrael ben Petachya Ashkenazi Isserlin

    Terumat HaDeshen Halachic compendium

    59 d. 1467 R. Shlomo ben Shimon Duran (Rashbash " )

    Halachic Responsa.

    60 1420 - 1492 R. Yitzchak Arama Akedat Yitzchak - A philosophical commentary on

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    the Chumash.

    61 d. 1492 R. Yehoshua Boaz ben Shimon Shiltay Giborim Glosses on the Rif and Mordechai. Torah Or, Mesoret HaShas, Ayn Mishpat Ner Mitzvah Cross references for the Bible, Talmud Bavli and works of Halacha that appear in the standard edition of the Talmud Bavli.

    62 d. 1493 R. Yitzchak Abuhav Menorat HaMaor Philosophical and ethical presentation of basic Mitzvot

    63 1508 d. R. Yitzchak Abarbanel (Abarbanel - )

    Commentary on the Bible. Abarbanel wrote numerous short philosophical works, among them are Rosh Amana; Ateret Zekaynim; Mifalot HaShem; Mayanay HaYeshua & Yeshuot Meshicho.

    64 1452 - 1525 R. Eliyahu ben Avraham Mizrachi

    Halachic commentary on the Rif

    HaMizrachi Commentary on Rashis commentary on Chumash.

    64 1457 - 1516 R. Ya'akov ibn Chabib Ayn Ya'akov - A collection of all the Midrash and Aggadah from the Talmid Bavli.

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    65 1450 -. 1530 R. Ovadi'ya di Bertinoro (Bartenura - )

    Commentary on the Mishnah.

    66 d. 1530 R. Shimon Ashkenazi HaDarshan

    Yalkut Shimoni Comprehensive anthology of Midrash on the entire Bible.

    67 1520 - 1523 First complete editions of the Talmud published.

    68 1524 - 1525 First edition of the Mikraot Gedolot published.

    69 1475 - 1542 R. Ovadi'ya ben Yaakov Seforno (Seforno )

    Commentary on the Chumash. Commentary on Nach and Pirkay Avot.

    70 Acharonim Literally, those who are last

    71 1522 - 1570 R. Moshe Cordovero A major Kabbalist, R. Cordovero wrote Pardes Rimmonim, Or Neerav, Aylimah Rabbati, Shiur Komah and Tomer Devorah a presentation of Jewish ethics based on Kabbalah.

    72 1534 - 1572 R. Isaac Luria (HaAri HaKadosh ( -

    Leader of the Safed circle of Kabbalists

    73 1480 - 1574 R. David ben Shlomo ben Halachic Responsa.

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    Zimra (Radbaz " )

    74 1488 - 1575 R. Yosef Karo (HaMechaber - (

    Kesef Mishnah - Commentary on the Rambam's Mishnah Torah; Bayt Yosef Commentary on the - Arba'a Turim; Shulchan Aruch Using the structure of the Arba'a Turim, R. Yosef Karo rewrote the inside contents, thus producing the Halachic code considered to be authoritative to this day.

    Maggid Maysharim - Kabbalistic journal of his dialogues with a Maggid, a spirit voice.

    75 1525 - 1572 R. Moshe Isserles (Rama - " ) HaMapah - Commentary on the Shulchan Aruch reflecting Ashkenazic practice. The combination of the Shulchan Aruch and the Rama's commentary created a code that was accepted by all of Jewry.

    76 1511 - 1574 R. Shlomo ben Yechiel Luria Ashkenazi (Maharshal " )

    Yam Shel Shlomo Halachic commentary on the Talmud

    77 1505 - 1580 R, Moshe ben Yosef Di Trani (HaMabit )

    Kiryat Sefer Commentary on the Mishnah Torah of the Rambam. Halachic Responsa.

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    78 1545 - 1588 R. Avraham di Boton Lechem Mishnah - Commentary on the Rambams Mishnah Torah.

    79 1520 - 1592 R. Betzalel ben Avraham Ashkenazi

    Shita Mekubetzet - Collected commentaries on selected vols. of Talmud Bavli

    80 1508 1593 R. Moshe ben Chayim Alshech (HaAlshech )

    Torat Moshe Commentary on the Chumash. Marot Tzovot Commentary on Nach.

    81 c. 1512 1609

    R. Yehuda Loew, the Maharal of Prague ( " )

    Gur Aryeh An extensive commentary on Rashis commentary on Chumash. Derech HaChayim Commentary on Pirkay Avot.

    The Maharal authored numerous works of Jewish philosophy combining rational and mystic approaches, among them Netivot Olam, Tiferet Yisrael, Netzach Yisrael, Gevurot HaShem.

    82 1531 1600 R. Elazar ben Mordechai Azikri

    Sefer HaCharaydim Ethics and philosophy.

    83 1530 1612 R. Mordechai Yafeh HaLevusim Ten different books of commentary, including a commentary on the Shulchan Aruch and on Rashis Chumash commentary.

    84 1550 1614 R. Yehoshua Falk Cohen Drisha UPrisha Commentary on the Arbaa

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    Turim; Sefer Meirot Aynayim Commentary on the Shulchan Aruch.

    85 1558 1616 R. Meir ben Gedalia of Lublin (Maharam MiLublin " (

    Commentary on the Talmud.

    86 d. 1619 R. Shlomo Efrayim ben Aharon of Lunshitz (Kli Yakar (

    Kli Yakar Commentary on Chumash.

    87 d. 1620 R. Chayim Vital Etz Chayim - A detailed presentation of the Kabbalistic ideas of R. Isaac Luria (HaAri HaKadosh). R. Vital wrote numerous other works that pursue the same goal.

    88 1560 - 1630 R. Yeshayahu Horowitz (HaShlah HaKadosh - " (

    Shnay Luchot HaBrit A wide-ranging - compendium of Halacha, custom, philosophy & Kabbalah.

    89 d. 1632 R. Shmuel Eliezer Idlish (Maharsha " )

    Maharsha " Separate commentaries on the Halachic and Aggadic portions of the Talmud.

    90 1570 - 1640 R. Yoel Sirkis (Bach - " ) Bayit Chadash -

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    commentary on the Arbaa Turim.

    91 1576 - 1644 R. Meir Shiff HaCohen (Maharam Shiff " )

    Maharam Shiff " Commentary on the Talmud.

    92 1579 - 1647 R. Azaria Figo Gedulay Terumah Laws of Terumah.

    Binah LItim Philosophical sermon.

    93 d. 1654 R. Yom Tov Lipman Heller Tosafot Yom Tov - A comprehensive commentary on the Mishnah.

    94 1623 - 1663 R. Shabtai Cohen (Shach - " ) Siftay Cohen - Commentary on Shulchan Aruch, Orach Chayim.

    95 1586 1667 R. David HaLevi (Taz " ) Turay Zahav Commentary on the Shulchan Aruch.

    96 1603 1673 R. Chayim Benvenesti Knesset HaGedolah Commentary on the Arabaa Turim.

    97 1633 1683 R. Avraham Gumbiner (Magen Avraham )

    Magen Avraham Commentary on Shulchan Aruch, Orach Chayim.

    98 d. 1694 R. Shmuel ben Uri Shraga Feibush of Vidislav

    Bayt Shmuel Commentary on Shulchan Aruch, Even HaEzer.

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    99 1659 1698 R. Chizkiyah Ditziliyah Pri Chadash Commentary on Shulchan Aruch, Orach Chayim & Yoreh Daya.

    100 1638 1702 R. Yair Chayim Bachrach Chavot Yair Halachic Responsa.

    101 1641 1718 R. Shabtai Bess Siftay Chachamim Commentary on Rashis commentary on the Chumash.

    102 1657 1727 R. Yehuda Rosanes Mishnah LaMelech Commentary on the Rambams Mishnah Torah.

    103 1689 1732 R. Yaakov Culi Yalkut Meam Loez An anthological commentary on the entire Bible and Pirkay Avot written in Ladino

    104 1696 1743 R. Chayim Ibn Atar (Or HaChayim HaKadosh (

    Or HaChayim - Commentary on the Chumash.

    105 1681 1756 R. Yaakov Yehoshua Falk Penay Yehoshua Commentary on the Talmud.

    106 1690 1764 R. Yonatan Aybeshutz Krayti Uflati Commentary on Tur, Yoreh Daya; Urim VeTumim Commentary on

    Glosses on the Talmud.

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    Shulchan Aruch, Choshen Mishpat.

    107 1707 1747 R. Moshe Chayim Luzzatto (Ramchal " )

    Mesilat Yesharim Classic ethical treatise. Derech HaShem ' A summary of Jewish philosophy based on Kabbalah. Ramchal wrote numerous other works about Kabbalah.

    108 d. 1748 R. Yehuda Ashkenazi Beer Haytav Commentary on the Shulchan Aruch, Orach Chayim, Yoreh Dayah & Even HaEzer, which summarizes the major commentaries that preceded him.

    109 1698 1760 R. Yisrael Baal Shem Tov (Baal Shem Tov - ; Besht " )

    Founder of Chassidut, his ideas were collected in a variety of works, among the Sefer HaBesht Al HaTorah and Shivchay HaBesht " (In Praise of the Baal Shem Tov).

    110 1707 - 1762 R. David Mirlish Frankel Korban HaAydah Major commentary on the Talmud Yerushalmi.

    111 1704 - 1773 R. Dov Baer of Mizritch (HaMaggid MiMizritch -

    The heir to the Besht as the leader of the Chassidic movement, the

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    ' ) Maggids ideas were collected in numerous works, the most

    important of which is Maggid Devaro LeYaakov .

    112 1698 - 1776 R. Yaakov Emden Siddur R. Yaakov Emden - Extensive commentary on the prayer book. R. Yaakov Emden wrote a variety of philosophical and halachic works as well.

    113 1720 - 1777 R. Shalom Sharabi (Rashash " )

    A major Kabbalist, he wrote a Siddur containing all of the complex Kavanot (mystic meditations) of the Ari (R. Yitzchak Luria).

    114 1710 - 1781 R. Moshe Margaliot Penay Moshe - Major commentary on the Talmud Yerushalmi.

    115 d. c. 1784 R. Yaakov Yosef Katz of Polnoye

    His major work, Toldot Yaakov Yosef, was the first work of Chassidut to be published.

    116 1695 - 1785 R. Aryeh Lieb Ginzburg Shaagat Aryeh Commentary on the Talmud.

    117 1717 - 1787 R. Elimelech of Lizensk Noam Elimelech - A classic of Chassidic thought.

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    118 1730 - 1787 R. Menachem Nachum of Chernobyl

    Meor Aynayim - Chassidic treatise presented in the form of a commentary on Chumash.

    119 1730 - 1788 R. Menachem Mendel of Vitebsk

    Pri HaAretz - Chassidic treatise based on letters R. Menachem Mendel wrote after he and his Chassidim made Aliyah and settled in the Galil, in 1777.

    120 1727 - 1792 R. Yosef Tumim Pri Megadim - Commentary on the Shulchan Aruch, Orach Chayim & Yoreh Dayah.

    121 1714 - 1793 R. Yechezkel Landau Noda BeYehuda - Halachic Responsa.

    Tziyon LeNefesh Chaya Commentary on the - Talmud Bavli.

    122 1720 - 1797 R. Eliyahu of Vilna (HaGaon MiVilna - ; HaGra -

    " )

    Glosses on the Shulchan Aruch. Commentaries on Chumash, Mishlay; Glosses on the Talmud.

    The Vilna Gaon also wrote a variety of short philosophical & ethical works, as well as commentaries on Kabbalistic works.

    123 1724 - 1806 R. Chayim Yosef David Azulai (Chidah " )

    Yosef Ometz - Halachic Responsa.

    The Chidah wrote numerous commentaries on the Talmud, including commentaries devoted to the Aggadic sections.

    Shaym HaGedolim An indispensable annotated bibliography of Rabbinic literature up to his time.

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    124 1740 - 1809 R. Levi Yitzchak of Berdichev Kedushat Levi - Classic Chassidic work presented as a commentary on Chumash.

    125 1772 1810 R. Nachman of Bratzlav Likutai Moharan " A collection of Rav Nachmans Chassidic discourses.

    126 1745 1812 R. Shneur Zalman of Lyady Shulchan Aruch HaRav Halachic code parallel to Shulchan Aruch Orach Chayim, Yoreh Daya and parts of Choshen Mishpat.

    Tanya A major philosophical work based on Kabbalah & Chassidut, which presents the approach of Chabad Chassidut.

    127 1745 1813 R. Aryeh Lieb Heller Ketzot HaChoshen Commentary on Shulchan Aruch, Choshen Mishpat. Avnay Miluim Commentary on Shulchan Aruch, Even HaEzer.

    Shayv Shamatetah Extended essays on Talmudic topics.

    128 1745 1815 R. Yitzchak Yaakov (HaChozeh MiLublin )

    Zichron Zot A collection of his Chassidic discourses.

    129 1748 1820 R. Avraham Danzig Chayay Adam Halachic summary of Shulchan Aruch, Orach Chayim; Chochmat Adam Halachic summary of Shulchan Aruch, Yoreh Daya.

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    130 1749 1821 R. Chayim Voloshin Chut HaMeshulash Halachic Responsa.

    Nefesh HaChayim Major philosophical work based on Kabbalah. Deals extensively with Prayer and Torah study.

    131 1766 1827 R. Simcha Bunim of Pisheschah Kol Simchah Chassidic commentary on Chumash.

    132 1760 - 1832 R. Yaakov Loberbaum of Lisa R. Yaakov MiLisa wrote two commentaries on different sections of the Shulchan Aruch, the more famous one being the Netivot Mishpat on Choshen Mishpat.

    Derech HaChayim Halachic commentary on the Siddur.

    134 1762 - 1837 R. Akiva Eger Glosses on the Shulchan Aruch. Glosses on the Talmud Bavli.

    135 1762 - 1839 R. Moshe Sofer (HaChatam Sofer - )

    HaChatam Sofer - Halachic Responsa

    Torat Moshe Commentary on the Chumash. HaChatam Sofer Commentary on the Talmud.

    136 1770 - 1839 R. Yisrael Porush of Saklev R. Yisrael led a group of students of the Gaon of Vilna who settled in Eretz Yisrael. There he wrote Peat HaShulchan, a summary of the Mitzvot applicable only in the

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    land of Israel.

    137 1795 - 1856 R. Tzvi Hirsch Chayot (Maharitz Chayot " )

    Mavo HaTalmud & Darchay Horaah are two of the introductory works for Tanach and the Oral Law by the Maharitz Chayot.

    138 1787 - 1859 R. Menachem Mendel of Kotzk His Chassidic dictums were collected in a number of anthologies.

    139 1800 1865 R. Shmuel David Luzzatto Ohayv Ger Commentary on Onkelos translation of the Chumash; HaMishtadel Commentary on the Chumash.

    140 1782 1866 R. Yisrael Lipschitz Tiferet Yisrael Commentary on the Mishnah, divided into 2 parts: Yachin and Boaz.

    141 1789 1866 R. Menachem Mendel Schneerson (Tzemach Tzedek (

    Tzemach Tzedek Halachic Responsa.

    Or HaTorah Kabbalah and Chassidut.

    142 1799 1866 R. Yitzchak Meir Alter of Gur (Chiddushay HaRim

    " )

    Chiddushay HaRim " Chassidic commentary on the Chumash. Chiddushay HaRim " Commentary on the Talmud.

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    143 1786 1869 R. Shlomo Kluger HaElef Lecha Shlomo Halachic Responsa.

    Imray Shefer Commentary on the Chumash.

    144 1794 1872 R. Shmuel Shtrashon (Rashash " )

    Glosses on the Talmud.

    145 1798 1872 R. Yaakov Etlinger Aruch Laner Commentary on the Talmud.

    146 1811 1874 R. Yosef Babad Minchat Chinuch Expansive halachic commentary on the Sefer HaChinuch.

    147 1785 1875 R. Yaakov Tzvi Meklenberg HaKetav VeHaKaballah Commentary on the Chumash.

    Iyun Tefilah A commentary on the Siddur.

    148 1809 1879 R. Meir Leib Malbim (Malbim " )

    HaTorah VeHaMitzvah Commentary on Chumash; Mikra Kodesh commentary on the entire Nach.

    149 1810 1883 R. Yisrael Salanter R. Salanter was the founder of the Mussar movement. He wrote Imray Bina and other works on ethics.

    150 1814 1886 R. Shlomo Gansfried Kitzur Shulchan Aruch A summary of the Shulchan Aruch, with an emphasis on Orach Chayim.

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    151 1808 1888 R. Samson Raphael Hirsch Commentary on the Chumash. Chorev A philosophical presentation of Torah & Mitzvot. The Nineteen Letters Jewish philosophy presented in the form of letters between a Rabbi & his student.

    152 1835 1888 R. Rafael Natan Nata Zalkind Rabinowitz

    Dikdukay Sofrim An encyclopedia of variant readings of the text of the Talmud Bavli.

    153 1820 1892 R. Yosef Dov Ber HaLevi Soloveitchik (Beit HaLevi (

    Beit HaLevi Halachic Responsa.

    Beit HaLevi Commentary on the Chumash.

    154 1817 1893 R. Naftali Tzvi Yehuda Berlin (Netziv " )

    Mayshiv Davar Halachic Responsa.

    Haamek Davar Commentary on the Chumash. Netziv also wrote commentaries on the Sheiltot of Rav Hai Gaon and on the Midrashay Halacha.

    155 1817 1896 R. Yitzchak Elchanan Spector Beer Yitzchak Halachic Responsa by the man after whom the Yeshiva program of Yeshiva University is named.

    156 1823 1900 R. Tzaddok HaCohen of Lublin Pri Tzaddik Chassidic commentary on Chumash.

    R. Tzaddok wrote numerous works on Chassidut, including the classic Tzidkat HaTzaddik .

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    157 1847 1905 R. Yehuda Aryeh Leib Alter of Ger

    Sefat Emet Commentary on the Talmud Bavli.

    Sefat Emet Chassidic thought presented in the form of a commentary on Chumash.

    158 1829 1908 R. Yechiel Michal HaLevi Epstein

    Aruch HaShulchan A

    code based on the structure of the Shulchan Aruch, with emphasis on the sources of the Halacha. Aruch HaShulchan HeAtid A code of Halacha not applicable in our times, such as Temple & sacrifice law.

    159 1835 1909 R. Yosef Chayim ben Eliyahu Ben Ish Chai Sefardic Halachic code.

    160 1839 1910 R. Avraham Bornstein of Sochatshov

    Eglay Tal Halachic treatise on the laws of Shabbat. Avnay Nezer - Halachic Responsa.

    161 1835 1911 R. Shalom Swadron (Maharsham " )

    Halachic Responsa. Daat Torah Essays on Chumash.

    162 1847 - 1914 R. Yitzchak Isaac HaLevi Rabinowitz

    Dorot Rishonim A history of rabbinic literature.

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    163 1853 - 1918 R. Chayim HaLevi Soloveitchik

    Chiddushay Rav Chaim HaLevi '

    Commentary on the Rambams Mishnah Torah.

    164 1843 - 1921 R. David Tzvi Hoffmann Melamed LeHoil - Halachic Responsa.

    Commentary on Berayshit, VaYikra & Devarim.

    165 1841 - 1926 R. Shlomo Eliashov Leshem Shevo VeAchlamah A major work of Kabbalah

    166 1843 - 1926 R. Meir Simcha of Dvinsk Or Samayach - Commentary on the Rambams Mishnah Torah.

    Meshech Chochmah - Commentary on the Chumash.

    167 1852 - 1926 R. Shmuel Bornstein of Sochatshov

    Shaym MiShmuel Chassidic commentary on the Chumash.

    168 1849 - 1927 R. Natan Tzvi Finkel (HaSaba MiSlobodka - )

    Or HaTzafun - A Mussar work by the founder of the Slobodka Yeshiva.

    169 1839 - 1933 R. Yisrael Meir HaCohen of Radin

    Mishnah Berurah - Commentary on the Shulchan Aruch, Orach Chayim.

    Sefer Chafetz Chayim Philosophy and laws of - proper speech, especially the prohibition against gossip ( .(

    170 1865 1935 R. Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook

    Along with numerous works of Responsa, R. Kook also wrote Shabbat HaAretz about

    R. Kook wrote numerous works of Jewish philosophy, among them are Orot; Orot

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    the laws of Shemitah. HaKodesh; Orot HaTorah; Orot HaTeshuvah. His writings regarding prayer are collected in Olat Reiyah.

    171 1858 1936 R. Yosef Rosen (The Rogochover)

    The Rogochover wrote commentaries on both the Chumash and Talmud using the title, Tzafnat Panayach.

    172 1870 1939 R. Yaakov Chayim Sofer Kaf HaChayim Halachic compendium.

    173 1860 1940 R. Shimon Shkop Shaaray Yosher Halachic treatise.

    174 1863 1940 R. Chayim Grodzinsky Achiezer Halachic Responsa.

    175 1872 1942 R. Hillel Zeitlin Safran Shel Yechidim a penetrating book of Jewish philosophy. R. Zeitlin published numerous works on philosophy, Kabbalah and Chassidut.

    176 1904 1947 R. Aharon Roth (Reb Arele) Shomer Emunim Chassidut.

    177 1883 1951 R. Yaakov Moshe Charlop Bayt Zevul Halachic Responsa.

    May Marom Essays on the Chumash and Tehilim.

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    178 1870 1954 R. Isser Zalman Meltzer Even HaAzel Halachic commentary on the Rambams Mishnah Torah.

    179 1890 1954 R. Avraham Chayim Naeh Shiuray Torah Determining the proper halachic measures. Ketzot HaShulchan Halachic compendium.

    180 1879 1954 R. Avraham Yeshaya Karelitz (Chazon Ish )

    Sefer Chazon Ish Halachic essays and commentaries.

    Emunah UBitachon essays in philosophy & ethics.

    181 1891 1954 R. Eliyahu Dessler Michtav MayEliyahu Essays on philosophy and ethics.

    182 1889 1959 R. Yitzchak Isaac HaLevi Herzog

    Haychal Yitzchak Halachic Responsa.

    183 1887 1960 R. Yitzchak Zev Soloveitchik (HaGriz " )

    Commentaries on the Chumash, the Talmud and Rambams Mishnah Torah.

    184 1873 1961 R. Tzvi Pesach Frank Har Tzvi Commentary on the Shulchan Aruch. Mikraay Kodesh Essays about halachic issues of the holidays.

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    185 1886 1976 R. Yechezkel Abramsky Chazon Yechezkel commentary on the Tosefta.

    186 1885 - 1978 R. Shlomo Yosef Zevin HaMoadim BaHalacha Explores the basic halachic issues of the holidays. LOr HaHalacha Essays on various halachic issues. Rav Zevin was the founding editor of the Encyclopedia Talmudit, a comprehensive halachic encyclopedia.

    LTorah ULemoadim Short Chassidic essays on the Chumash.

    Sippuray Chassidim Chassidic stories that relate to the Chumash and holidays.

    187 1907 - 1980 R. Yitzchak Hutner Pachad Yitzchak - Insightful works of Jewish philosophy centered on the holidays.

    188 1899 - 1985 R. Yaakov Yisrael Kanievsky (The Steipler Rav)

    Kehilot Yaakov Commentary on the Talmud.

    189 1895 - 1986 R. Moshe Feinstein Igrot Moshe - Influential halachic Responsa.

    190 1903 - 1993 R. Joseph B. Soloveitchik R. Soloveitchik published numerous articles concerning Jewish philosophy, including the classic Lonely Man of Faith, and Ish HaHalacha.

    191 1902 - 1994 R. Menachem Mendel Commentary on the Haggadah Numerous essays on Chassidut

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    Schneerson

    192 1910 - 1995 R. Shlomo Zalman Auerbach Influential halachic Responsa.

    193 1905 - 1997 Nechama Leibowitz Studies in Parashat HaShavua Essays on the Chumash.

    194 Late 1900s R. Obadya Yossef Yabia Omer and Yechaveh Daat - Influential halachic Responsa.

    195 1917 - R. Eliezer Waldenberg Tzitz Eliezer - Influential halachic Responsa.

    196 R. Yehoshua Neuwirth Shemirat Shabbat KHilchatah A modern - classic: a presentation of Shabbat halacha.

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    INDEX NAMES The number that follows each name refers to the number in the far right-hand column of the chart

    Abarbanel - 63 Acharonim 70 Alshech 80 Ari HaKadosh - 72 Baal Shem Tov - 109 Ba'al HaTurim 50 Bach - " 90 Bartenura - 65 Beit HaLevi 153 Besht - " 109 Chatam Sofer - 135 Chazon Ish - 180 Chidah " 123 Chiddushay HaRim " 142 Chozeh MiLublin - 128 Gaon MiVilna - 122 Gra - " 122 Griz " 183 Ibn Ezra 22 Kli Yakar 86 Mabit 77 Magen Avraham 97 Maggid MiMizritch - ' 111 Maharal MiPrague " 81 Maharam - " 38 Maharam MiLublin " 85 Maharam Shiff " 91 Maharil - " 56 Maharitz Chayot " 137 Maharsha " 89

    Maharshal " 76 Maharsham " 161 Maimonides or Rambam - " 25 Malbim - " 148 Meiri - 43 Mechaber - 74 Mordechai - 42 Nechama Leibowitz 193 Nemukay Yosef 54 Netziv - " 154 Or HaChayim HaKadosh

    104

    R, Moshe ben Yosef Di Trani (HaMabit )

    77

    R. Achai Ga'on 1 R. Aharon Roth (Reb Arele) 176 R. Akiva Eger 134 R. Amram Ga'on 4 R. Aryeh Lieb Ginzburg 116 R. Aryeh Lieb Heller 127 R. Asher ben Yechi'el (Rosh -

    " ) 45

    R. Avraham Abulafi'a 37 R. Avraham ben David (Ra'avad " - )

    24

    R. Avraham Bornstein of Sochatshov

    160

    R. Avraham Chayim Naeh 179 R. Avraham Danzig 129 R. Avraham di Boton 78

    R. Avraham Gumbiner (Magen Avraham )

    97

    R. Avraham ibn Ezra (Ibn Ezra (

    22

    R. Avraham Yeshaya Karelitz (Chazon Ish - )

    180

    R. Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook

    170

    R. Azaria Figo 92 R. Bachai ben Asher (Rabbenu Bachai )

    46

    R. Bachya ben Yosef Ibn Pakuda 19 R. Believer ben Yehuda of Worms (Germiza) (HaRokayach - (

    29

    R. Betzalel ben Avraham Ashkenazi

    79

    R. Chayim Benvenesti 96 R. Chayim Grodzinsky 174 R. Chayim HaLevi Soloveitchik 163 R. Chayim Ibn Atar (Or HaChayim HaKadosh (

    104

    R. Chayim Vital 87 R. Chayim Voloshin 130 R. Chayim Yosef David Azulai (Chidah " )

    123

    R. Chasdai Crescas 55 R. Chizkiyah Ditziliyah 99 R. David ben Shlomo ben Zimra 73

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    (Radbaz " ) R. David ben Yosef Abudraham 47 R. David HaLevi (Taz - " ) 95 R. David Kimchi (Radak - " ) 28 R. David Mirlish Frankel 110 R. David Tzvi Hoffmann 164 R. Dov Baer of Mizritch (HaMaggid MiMizritch - ' )

    111

    R. Elazar ben Mordechai Azikri 82 R. Eliezer Waldenberg 195 R. Elimelech of Lizensk 117 R. Eliyahu ben Avraham Mizrachi

    64

    R. Eliyahu Dessler 181 R. Eliyahu of Vilna (HaGaon MiVilna - ; HaGra -

    " )

    122

    R. Hai Ga'on 8 R. Hillel Zeitlin 175 R. Isaac Luria (HaAri HaKadosh - (

    72

    R. Isser Zalman Meltzer 178 R. Joseph B. Soloveitchik (The Rav)

    190

    R. Levi ben Gershom (Ralbag - " )

    51

    R. Levi Yitzchak of Berdichev 124 R. Meir ben Gedalia of Lublin (Maharam MiLublin " (

    85

    R. Meir HaCohen 41 R. Meir Leib Malbim (Malbim -

    " ) 148

    R. Meir Shiff HaCohen (Maharam Shiff " )

    91

    R. Meir Simcha of Dvinsk 166 R. Me'ir of Rotenberg (Maharam -

    " ) 38

    R. Menachem ben Shlomo HaMe'iri (HaMeiri - )

    43

    R. Menachem Mendel of Kotzk 138 R. Menachem Mendel of Vitebsk 119 R. Menachem Mendel Schneerson (Tzemach Tzedek (

    141

    R. Menachem Mendel Schneerson

    191

    R. Menachem Nachum of Chernobyl

    118

    R. Menachem Ricanati 39 R. Mordechai ben Hillel HaCohen (Mordechai - )

    42

    R. Mordechai Yafeh 83 R. Moshe ben Chayim Alshech (HaAlshech )

    80

    R. Moshe ben Maimon (Maimonides or Rambam -

    " )

    25

    R. Moshe ben Nachman (Ramban " - )

    32

    R. Moshe Chayim Luzzatto (Ramchal - " )

    107

    R. Moshe Cordovero 71 R. Moshe d'Coucy 36 R. Moshe de Leon 35 R. Moshe Feinstein 189 R. Moshe Isserles (Rama - " ) 75

    R. Moshe Margaliot 114 R. Moshe Sofer (HaChatam Sofer - (

    135

    R. Nachman of Bratzlav 125 R. Naftali Tzvi Yehuda Berlin (Netziv - " )

    154

    R. Natan ben Yechiel of Rome 17 R. Natan Tzvi Finkel (HaSaba MiSlobodka - )

    168

    R. Nisim ben Re'uven Gerondi (Ran - " )

    52

    R. Obadya Yossef 194 R. Ovadi'ya ben Yaakov Seforno (Seforno )

    69

    R. Ovadi'ya di Bertinoro (Bartenura - )

    65

    R. Rafael Natan Nata Zalkind Rabinowitz

    152

    R. Sa'adi'ya Ga'on 5 R. Samson Raphael Hirsch 151 R. Shabtai Bess 101 R. Shabtai Cohen (Shach - " ) 94 R. Shalom Sharabi (Rashash

    " ) 113

    R. Shalom Swadron (Maharsham " )

    161

    R. Shem Tov ibn Gaon 48 R. Shimon Ashkenazi HaDarshan 66 R. Shimon Kira 3 R. Shimon Shkop 173 R. Shlomo ben Avraham Aderet (Rashba - " )

    40

    R. Shlomo ben Shimon Duran (Rashbash " )

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    R. Shlomo ben Yechiel Luria Ashkenazi (Maharshal " )

    76

    R. Shlomo Efrayim ben Aharon of Lunshitz (Kli Yakar )

    86

    R. Shlomo Eliashov 165 R. Shlomo Gansfried 150 R. Shlomo ibn Gabirol 16 R. Shlomo Kluger 143 R. Shlomo Yitzchaki (Rashi -

    " ) 18

    R. Shlomo Yosef Zevin 186 R. Shlomo Zalman Auerbach 192 R. Shmuel ben Uri Shraga Feibush of Vidislav

    98

    R. Shmuel ben Yitzchak HaSardi 31 R. Shmuel Bornstein of Sochatshov

    167

    R. Shmuel David Luzzatto 139 R. Shmuel Eliezer Idlish (Maharsha " )

    89

    R. Shmuel Shtrashon (Rashash " )

    144

    R. Shmu'el ben Chafni 7 R. Shmu'el ben Me'ir (Rashbam -

    " ) 20

    R. Shmu'el HaNagid 15 R. Shneur Zalman of Lyady 126 R. Shrira Ga'on 6 R. Simcha Bunim of Pisheschah 131 R. Tzaddok HaCohen of Lublin 156 R. Tzidki'ya ben Avraham HaRofay

    34

    R. Tzvi Hirsch Chayot (Maharitz Chayot " )

    137

    R. Tzvi Pesach Frank 184 R. Vidal of Tolosa 49 R. Yaakov Chayim Sofer 172 R. Yaakov Culi 103 R. Yaakov Emden 112 R. Yaakov Etlinger 145 R. Yaakov HaLevi Molin (HaMaharil - " )

    56

    R. Yaakov Loberbaum of Lisa 132 R. Yaakov Moshe Charlop 177 R. Yaakov Tzvi Meklenberg 147 R. Yaakov Yehoshua Falk 105 R. Yaakov Yisrael Kanievsky (The Steipler Rav)

    188

    R. Yaakov Yosef Katz of Polnoye

    115

    R. Yair Chayim Bachrach 100 R. Ya'akov ben HaRosh (Ba'al HaTurim)

    50

    R. Ya'akov ibn Chabib 64 R. Yechezkel Abramsky 185 R. Yechezkel Landau 121 R. Yechiel Michal HaLevi Epstein

    158

    R. Yehoshua Boaz ben Shimon 61 R. Yehoshua Falk Cohen 84 R. Yehoshua Neuwirth 196 R. Yehuda Aryeh Leib Alter of Ger

    157

    R. Yehuda Ashkenazi 108 R. Yehuda HaChasid 26 R. Yehuda HaLevi 21 R. Yehuda Loew, the Maharal of Prague ( " )

    81

    R. Yehuda Rosanes 102 R. Yehudai Ga'on 2 R. Yeshayahu Horowitz (HaShlah HaKadosh - " (

    88

    R. Yisrael Baal Shem Tov (Baal Shem Tov - ; Besht -

    " )

    109

    R. Yisrael ben Petachya Ashkenazi Isserlin

    58

    R. Yisrael Lipschitz 140 R. Yisrael Meir HaCohen of Radin

    169

    R. Yisrael Porush of Saklev 136 R. Yisrael Salanter 149 R. Yitzchak Abarbanel (Abarbanel ( -

    63

    R. Yitzchak Abuhav 62 R. Yitzchak Alfasi (Rif - " ) 14 R. Yitzchak Arama 60 R. Yitzchak ben Moshe of Vienna

    30

    R. Yitzchak ben Sheshet (Rivash - " )

    53

    R. Yitzchak Elchanan Spector 155 R. Yitzchak Hutner 187 R. Yitzchak Isaac HaLevi Herzog 182 R. Yitzchak Isaac HaLevi Rabinowitz

    162

    R. Yitzchak Meir Alter of Gur (Chiddushay HaRim " )

    142

    R. Yitzchak Sagi Nahor 27 R. Yitzchak Yaakov (HaChozeh MiLublin - )

    128

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    R. Yitzchak Zev Soloveitchik (HaGriz " )

    183

    R. Yoel Sirkis (Bach - " ) 90 R. Yom Tov ben Avraham ibn Ashvili (Ritba - " )

    44

    R. Yom Tov Lipman Heller 93 R. Yonah Gerondi 33 R. Yonatan Aybeshutz 106 R. Yosef Albo 57 R. Yosef Babad 146 R. Yosef ben Chavivah (Nemukay Yosef )

    54

    R. Yosef Chayim ben Eliyahu 159 R. Yosef Dov Ber HaLevi Soloveitchik (Beit HaLevi (

    153

    R. Yosef Karo (HaMechaber - (

    74

    R. Yosef Rosen (The Rogochover) 171 R. Yosef Tumim 120 Ra'avad - " 24

    Rabbenu Bachai 46 Rabbenu Chananel ben Chushi'el

    9

    Rabbenu Gershom Me'or HaGola 12 Rabbenu Nisim (Rabbenu Nisim

    ( 10

    Rabbenu Nisim 10 Rabbenu Tam - 23 Rabbenu Ya'akov Tam (Rabbenu Tam - )

    23

    Radak - " 28 Radbaz " 73 Ralbag - " 51 Rama - " 75 Rambam - " 25 Ramban - " 32 Ramchal - " 107 Ran - " 52 Rashash " 113 Rashba - " 40 Rashbam - " 20

    Rashbash " 59 Rashi - " 18 Reb Arele 176 Rif - " 14 Ritba - " 44 Rivash - " 53 Rogochover 171 Rokayach - 29 Rosh - " 45 Saba MiSlobodka - 168 Seforno 69 Shach - " 94 Shlah HaKadosh - " 88 Steipler Rav 188 Taz - " 95 The Rav 190 The Rishonim - 11 Tzemach Tzedek 141

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    INDEX BOOK TITLES The number that follows each name refers to the number in the far right-hand column of the chart

    Achiezer 174 Akedat Yitzchak 60 Arba'a Turim 50 Aruch HaShulchan HeAtid

    158

    Aruch HaShulchan 158 Aruch Laner 145 Ateret Zekaynim 63 Avnay Miluim 127 Avnay Nezer 160 Aylimah Rabbati 71 Ayn Mishpat Ner Mitzvah 61 Ayn Ya'akov 64 Bayit Chadash 90 Bayt HaBechirah 43 Bayt Shmuel 98 Bayt Yosef 74 Bayt Zevul 177 Beer Haytav 108 Beer Yitzchak 155 Beit HaLevi 153 Ben Ish Chai 159 Binah LItim 92 Chayay Adam 129 Chavot Yair 100 Chazon Yechezkel 185 Chibur Yafeh MayHaYeshu'a 10 Chiddushay HaMe'iri 43

    Chiddushay HaRim " 142 Chiddushay Rav Chaim HaLevi

    ' 163

    Chochmat Adam 129 Chorev 151 Chovot HaLevavot 19 Chut HaMeshulash 130 Commentary on the Mishnah 25 Daat Torah 161 Darchay Horaah 137 Derashot HaRan " 52 Derech HaChayim 81 Derech HaChayim 132 Derech HaShem ' 107 Dikdukay Sofrim 152 Dorot Rishonim 162 Drisha UPrisha 84 Eglay Tal 160 Emunah UBitachon 180 Encyclopedia Talmudit 186 Etz Chayim 87 Even HaAzel 178 Gedulay Terumah 92 Gevurot HaShem 81 Gur Aryeh 81 Haamek Davar 154 HaAruch 17 HaElef Lecha Shlomo 143

    HaChatam Sofer 135 Hagahot Maimoniyot 41 HaKetav VeHaKaballah 147 Halachot Pesukot 2 HaLevusim 83 HaMapah 75 HaMishtadel 139 HaMizrachi 64 HaMoadim BaHalacha 186 . Har Tzvi 184 HaTorah VeHaMitzvah 148 Haychal Yitzchak 182 Hilchot Gedolot 3 Iggeret Rav Shrira 6 Igrot Moshe 189 Imray Bina 149 Imray Shefer 143 Ish HaHalacha 190 Iyun Tefilah 147 Kad HaKemach 46 Kaf HaChayim 172 Kedushat Levi 124 Kehilot Yaakov 188 Kesef Mishnah 74 Ketzot HaChoshen 127 Ketzot HaShulchan 179 Kiryat Sefer 77 Kitzur Shulchan Aruch 150

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    Kli Yakar 86 Knesset HaGedolah 96 Kol Simchah 131 Korban HaAydah 110 Krayti Uflati 106 LOr HaHalacha 186 LTorah ULemoadim 186 Lechem Mishnah 78 Leshem Shevo VeAchlamah

    165

    Likutai Moharan " 125 Lonely Man of Faith 190 Magen Avraham 97 Maggid Devaro LeYaakov

    111

    Maggid Maysharim 74 Maggid Mishnah 49 Maharam Shiff " 91 Maharsha " 89 Marot Tzovot 80 Mavo HaTalmud 137 Mavo LaTalmud 7 Mavo LaTalmud 15 May Marom 177 Mayanay HaYeshua 63 Mayshiv Davar 154 Meor Aynayim 118 Mekor Chayim 16 Melamed LeHoil 164 Menorat HaMaor 62 Meshech Chochmah 166 Mesilat Yesharim 107 Mesoret HaShas 61 Michtav MayEliyahu 181

    Mifalot HaShem 63 Migdal Oz 48 Mikra Kodesh 148 Mikraay Kodesh 184 Minchat Chinuch 146 Mishnah Berurah 169 Mishnah LaMelech 102 Mishnah Torah 25 Moreh Nevuchim (Guide for the Perplexed)

    25

    Nefesh HaChayim 130 Nemukay Yosef 54 Netivot Olam 81 Netzach Yisrael 81 Noam Elimelech 117 Noda BeYehuda 121 Ohayv Ger 139 Olat Reiyah 170 Or HaChayim 104 Or HaShem ' 55 Or HaTorah 141 Or HaTzafun 168 Or Neerav 71 Or Samayach 166 Or Zarua 30 Orot 170 Orot HaKodesh 170 Orot HaTeshuvah 170 Orot HaTorah 170 Pachad Yitzchak 187 Pardes Rimmonim 71 Peat HaShulchan 136 Penay Moshe 114 Penay Yehoshua 105

    Pri Chadash 99 Pri HaAretz 119 Pri Megadim 120 Pri Tzaddik 156 Rosh Amana 63 Safran Shel Yechidim 175 Sefat Emet 157 Sefer Abudraham 47 Sefer Chafetz Chayim 169 Sefer Chazon Ish - Halachic essays and commentaries.

    180

    Sefer Emunot VeDay'ot The Book of Beliefs and) Opinions)

    5

    Sefer HaBesht Al HaTorah 109 Sefer HaCharaydim 82 Sefer HaChasidim 26 Sefer Ha'Igron 5 Sefer Ha'Ikkarim 57 Sefer HaKuzari 21 Sefer HaMaftay'ach 10 Sefer HaMekach U'Memkar 8 Sefer HaMordechai 42 Sefer HaRokayach 29 Sefer HaTerumot 31 Sefer Hilchot Ketanot 14 Sefer Meirot Aynayim

    84

    Sefer Milchamot HaShem 51 Sefer Mitzvot Gadol (Semag - " )

    36

    Sefer Ricanati 39 Shaagat Aryeh 116 Shaaray Teshuvah 33

  • INDICES

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    Shaaray Yosher 173 Shabbat HaAretz 170 Shaym HaGedolim 124 Shaym MiShmuel 167 Shayv Shamatetah 127 Sheaylot UTeshuvot HaMaharil 56 She'iltot 1 Shemirat Shabbat KHilchatah

    196

    Shiur Komah 71 Shiuray Torah 179 Shibolay HaLeket 34 Shiltay Giborim 61 Shita Mekubetzet 79 Shivchay HaBesht " (In Praise of the Baal Shem Tov)

    109

    Shnay Luchot HaBrit 88 Shomer Emunim 176 Shulchan Aruch HaRav 126 Shulchan Aruch 74

    Shulchan Shel Arba 46 Siddur R. Yaakov Emden 112 Siddur Rav Amram Ga'on 4 Siftay Chachamim 101 Siftay Cohen 94 Sippuray Chassidim 186 Studies in Parashat HaShavua 193 Talmud Katan 14 Tanya 126 Terumat HaDeshen 58 The Nineteen Letters 151 Tiferet Yisrael 140 Tiferet Yisra'el 81 Tikkun HaMidot HaNefesh 16 Toldot Yaakov Yosef 115 Tomer Devorah 71 Torah Or 61 Torat HaAdam 32 Torat HaBa'yit 40 Torat Moshe 80

    Torat Moshe 135 Tosafot Yom Tov 93 Tur 50 Turay Zahav 95 Tzafnat Panayach 171 Tzemach Tzedek 141 Tziyon LeNefesh Chaya 121 Tzidkat HaTzaddik Tzitz Eliezer 195 Urim VeTumim 106 Yabia Omer 194 Yalkut Meam Lo'ez 103 Yalkut Shimoni 66 Yam Shel Shlomo 76 Yechaveh Daat 194 Yeshuot Meshicho 63 Yosef Ometz 123 Zichron Zot 128

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