Gaon Rabbi Joel Gad Yossef Sirkis?, [of Brisk]

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Gaon Rabbi Joel Gad Yossef Sirkis? (Sirkis Yaffe), [of Brisk]

Hebrew: הגאון רבי יואל גד יוסף סירקיש, מבריסק
Also Known As: "Yoseles of Brisk", "Yoseles", "Joel of Brest Litovsk", "Hagaon Joel Sirkis Jaffe"
Birthdate: (69)
Birthplace: Brest, Belarus
Death: Died in Szerbezcen
Place of Burial: Brest, Brest Province, Belarus
Immediate Family:

Son of Reb Moses Gad Sirkis and Mrs. Moshe Gad
Husband of Mrs. Rabbi Joel Gad, [d.#2 Tosfot Yom Tov]
Father of Mirel Mirish Braunschweig; Leib ben Joel Sirkes Hagndel; Rabbi Shlomo Zalman of Brisk; Yakov Serkes and Ester Serkes

Occupation: Rabbi, Rabbi in Krakow, Stheinitz
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About Gaon Rabbi Joel Gad Yossef Sirkis?, [of Brisk]

R. Joel GAD married the eldest daughter of Yom Tov Lipman Heller. R. Joel lived in Szerbezcen. He wrote a halachic sefer, Meginay Zahav, which was published in Prague in 1720.

The Hebrew biography of the BaCH lists his daughter Rivka as having married R. David HaLevi, the famous author of Turei Zahav (TaZ). This couples daughter married R. Moses GAD whose son was R. Joel.

According to JewishGen, the father of Solomon Zalman is Yoel Sirkes, that died in 1709 in Ostrog. His father was Arie Leib Sirkes, born Pinshov 1640, died Zamoscz. Solomon Zalman's mother, as in this tree.

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Gaon Rabbi Joel Gad Yossef Sirkis?, [of Brisk]'s Timeline

Brest, Belarus
Age 32
Kramau, Moravia
Age 69
Age 69
Brest, Brest Province, Belarus
Brest Litovsk, Belarus