YIKHEZKL BAR YITSKHOK (YEḤEZKEL BEN ISAAC)
He came from Mariopil, Crimean district, Russia. In his youth he moved to the United States and worked there as a Hebrew teacher, a personal assistant to his rebbe, and a preacher in New York. He authored the small religious text, Poraḥat hagefen—yom yizre’el (Bloom of the vine, Jezreel day), in Hebrew and stylized Yiddish, published in booklets with a foreword in which he wrote: “Here will be explained the day when the Lord will bring together his widely dispersed people,” explained according the book of Daniel and other sources literally and homiletically, part 1 (New York, 1910), 31 pp., part 2 (New York, 1913), 16 pp.
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