Shabtai Sheftel שבתאי שפטל Baal Haomdim Horowitz הורוביץ (c.1592 - 1660) MP

‹ Back to Horowitz הורוביץ surname

Is your surname Horowitz הורוביץ?

Research the Horowitz הורוביץ family

Shabtai Sheftel Horowitz שבתאי שפטל הורוביץ's Geni Profile

Records for Shabtai Sheftel שבתאי שפטל Horowitz הורוביץ

483,750 Records

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!

Share

Nicknames: "Sheftel"
Birthplace: Ostroh, Rivnens'ka oblast, Ukraine
Death: Died in Vienna, Austria
Occupation: Rabbi & Talmudist, Talnmudic scholar and physician
Managed by: Yigal Burstein / יגאל בורשטיין
Last Updated:

About Shabtai Sheftel שבתאי שפטל Baal Haomdim Horowitz הורוביץ

Shabtai Sheftel Horowitz (From Wikipedia)

Shabtai Sheftel Horowitz (c. 1590 - 1660) was a rabbi and talmudist, probably born in Ostrog, Volhynia. He was the son of the kabbalist Isaiah Horowitz, and at an early age married the daughter of the wealthy and scholarly Moses Charif of Lublin. With his father he seems to have gone to Prague, where he occupied a position as preacher; from Prague he went as rabbi to Fürth, whence he was called to Frankfurt am Main about 1632, and finally to Vienna about 1650. There he died on April 12, 1660.

Horowitz wrote additions to his grandfather Abraham's Emeḳ Berakah (which appeared first in the Amsterdam edition of 1729), additions to his father's prayer-book, and a treatise on religious ethics under the title Vave Ha-Ammudim. This work he modestly designated as an introduction to his father's celebrated work Shnei Luchot Ha-Brit (The Two Tablets of the Covenant), with which it is always printed as an appendix. He also wrote an ethical testament (Ẓawwa'ah, Frankfort-on-the-Oder, n.d., often reprinted). It contains, besides some very charitable teachings, exhortations to strictness in ritual practise and in kabbalistic studies. Shabbethai further wrote some prayers (included in his father's prayer-book), especially a selichah for the 20th of Sivan.

[edit]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shabtai_Sheftel_Horowitz

view all 14

Shabtai Sheftel Horowitz שבתאי שפטל הורוביץ's Timeline