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Jonah Teomim-Frankel

Jonah Teomim-Frankel

POlish rabbi
Jonah Teomim-Frankel
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Intro POlish rabbi
Was Rabbi
From Poland
Type Religion
Gender male
Birth 1 January 1595
Death 1 January 1669 (aged 74 years)
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Rabbi Jonah Teomim-Frankel, sometimes written as Jonah Teomim Frankel (1595-1669) was author of the book Kikayon deYona. The word "tə'omim" (תְּאוֹמִים) means "twins".


Jonah Teomim Frankel was the son of Reb Yeshia Teumim. He led various communities as both a Posek and Rosh Yeshiva throughout Poland and Lithuania. Jonah Frankel served the Jewish community of Metz, France.

Jonah Teomim Frankel was buried in famous Jewish cemetery of Metz, France. His grandson was Rabbi Baruch Fränkel-Teomim. The 15th of Nissan is his Yahrtzeit.

Kikayon DeYona

Jonah Teomim-Frankel is most famous for authoring Kikayon DeYona which is a commentary on the Talmud, Rashi, Tosfos, Maharshal, and Maharsha to various tractates. His book was recently re-printed in 1958 in Mount Kisco, New York by the Nitra yeshiva (formerly from Slovakia before the Holocaust) with footnotes and glosses by Rabbi Chaim Michael Dov Weissmandl.

Kikayon deYona - Inside Book Cover - Jonah Teomim Frankel

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