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Kislev 5

Yahrtzeit of Rabbi Shmuel Edels (1555-1631), a renowned Talmudic commentator, who is known by the acronym Maharsha. He was born in Krakow, Poland, and his masterful commentary, encompassing Jewish law, philosophy and ethics, is printed in all standard editions of the Talmud.

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