Aryeh Leib ben Moses Zuenz

Aryeh Leib ben Moses Zuenz (c. 1768–1833) was a rabbi and scholar of the 18th and 19th centuries who lived in Pińczów, and later in Plotzk. He was the author of the following works:

  • Ya'alat Chen (Zolkiev, 1802), sermons on different parashiyyot
  • Get Mekushshar (Warsaw, 1812), compendium to that part of Maimonides' Yad which treats of divorce
  • Magen ha-Elef, called also Shem Chadash (ib. 1817), on the regulations of the ritual codex referring to the Passover festival (to this work are appended notes on the Machatzit ha-Shekel of Samuel ha-Levi Kolin)
  • She'elot u-Teshubot Gur Aryeh Yehudah (Zolkiev, 1827), compendium of the four ritual codices:
    • Chiddushim (Warsaw, 1830), treating of the shechitah and terefah
    • Simchat Yom-Tob (ib. 1841), complete commentary on the tractate Betzah
    • She'elot u-Teshubot Meshibat Nefesh (ib. 1849), responsa on the ritual codices
    • Chiddushim (ib. 1859), compendium of the ritual codex Yoreh De'ah
  • Birkat ha-Shir (n. p., n. d.), a Passover Haggadah together with commentary
  • Melo ha-'Omer, commentary on the Pentateuch and the Five Megillot
  • Tib Chalitzah and Tib Kiddushin (n. p., n. d.), collections of responsa on the ceremony of chalitzah as observed in modern times, and on marriage contracts.

Jewish Encyclopedia bibliographyEdit

  • Fürst, Bibl. Jud. s.v. "Zinz";
  • Benjacob, Otzar ha-Sefarim, pp. 94, 96, 175, 208, 227, 296, 376, 591, 592, 594, 636.

  This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSinger, Isidore; et al., eds. (1901–1906). "Te'omim, Löb ben Moses". The Jewish Encyclopedia. New York: Funk & Wagnalls.