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  • Rabbi Abraham Zak (Zera Kodesh) I, ABD Ostrog (c.1540 - bef.1600)
    Disciple of Rabbi Shlomo Luria, MaHaRSHaL . Finished the Maharshal's commentary "Yam Shel Shlomo" on Bava Kamma (first published Prague, 1616). Nicknamed "Rabbi Avraham of Russia." Succeeded R. Shlomo ...
  • Gershon Zak (1909 - 1989)
    Gershon Zak (Hebrew: גרשון זק‎, 1913–1989) was the head of the Sea service which became the Israeli Navy, at that time there was no commander till Paul Shulman came and both Paul Shulman and Zak were i...
  • Joshua Zak
    Joshua Zak (born 1929) is an Israeli theoretical physicist known for the Zak transform, Zak phase and the Magnetic Translation Group. He received the 2014 Wigner medal. Honors and awards 2014: W...
  • R' Shmuel "Shmeilke" Zak (Zera Kodesh) (c.1620 - 1687)
    He was named after his maternal ancestor Samuel Schmelke Schmelkes . He studied in his father's yeshiva in Lvov and became a learned Talmudist. Rabbis all over Poland respected R’ Shmelke. The Meginei ...
  • Roosje Zak (1902 - 1942)

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