Hayyim Mordecai Margolioth

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Hayyim Mordecai Margolioth (mid-18th century - 1818) (Hebrew: חיים מרדכי מרגליות‎) was a Polish rabbi, brother of Ephraim Solomon Margolioth.

Ḥayyim Mordecai was at first rabbi at Brestitzki, and later became rabbi in Great Dubno, where he established a printing-office. He was among those who elected the three deputies sent to St. Petersburg to confer with the government upon Jewish affairs, and was the author of Sha'are Teshubah (Gates of Repentance)[1] a commentary to Shulḥan 'Aruk; it contains extracts from other works and appears in most editions of the Shulḥan 'Aruk. He died at Dunajowce in 1818.


  1. ^ Not to be confused with an ethical work by the same name authored by Yonah Gerondi.

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSinger, Isidore; et al., eds. (1901–1906). "Margolioth". The Jewish Encyclopedia. New York: Funk & Wagnalls. Jewish Encyclopedia bibliography: Ir Dubno we-Rabbaneha, p. 26, Cracow, 1902; Steinschneider, Cat. Bodl. No. 4698; Fürst, Bibl. Jud. ii.327.